Pacers halt six-game slide with victory over Grizzlies
Indiana's Paul George battles for the ball withMemphis' Tony Allen. AP

THE Indiana Pacers played solid in the middle quarters en route to a 102-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday in Indianapolis (Saturday, Manila time).

CJ Miles showed the way as the Pacers outscored the Grizzlies 36-23 in the second and 28-19 in the third.

Indiana ended a six-game skid, notching its 30th win in 58 games.

Miles scored 17 points on 6 of 10 shooting, hitting 5 of 9 attempts from beyond the arc.

Monta Ellis came off the bench to score 16 points, making 7 of 10 field goal attempts.

Myles Turner scored 12, while Jeff Teague had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

The Grizzlies absorbed their second straight loss and 25th in 59 games.

Marc Gasol had 12 points, while Tony Allen and Zach Randolph had 11 points each for Memphis.



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