George’s 18 points came on an impressive 7 of 14 shooting, including 3 of 6 from beyond the arc. George had three rebounds and a steal on Wednesday as well.
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For the 1,392,823 time, it is just preseason, but George struggled to find his shot in the previous three games he played, shooting a combined 10 of 33 (30.3%) from the field and 5 of 17 (29.4%) on 3-pointers.
Indiana’s starters were outscored (72-59) and rebounded (28-22) by the Bucks, but a positive sign for the Pacers was only five turnovers by their starters.
Myles Turner nearly had a double-double with 16 points and 9 rebounds while Al Jefferson (10 points) and Glenn Robinson III (13 points) turned in strong performances coming off the bench.
The starters once again had strong defensive ratings which are hopeful signs that this revamped Pacers team hasn’t sacrificed too much for the sake of the offense.