The last thing the Golden State Warriors needed to start their second half of the season was the night the had at Banker's Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis Tuesday evening, getting handed their worst loss of the season by the Indiana Pacers by the score of 102-78.
Danny Granger led all scorers 25 points, as all of Indiana's starters finished with double-digit points. Tyler Hansbrough scored 15 points while Roy Hibbert added 12 points and nine boards for the Pacers. Darren Collison and Paul George each added 11.
As for the Warriors, Monta Ellis and Brandon Rush scored 14 points apiece as Golden State turned in season lows in points and field-goal percentage, shooting at an abismal 34 percent clip. David Lee added 12 and six boards, while Chris Wright and Klay Thompson each scored nine. Wright had an impressive four blocks as well. Golden State was without Stephen Curry tonight as well, who sat out with the foot injury suffered right before the All-Star break. His status is uncertain for tomorrow's matchup with the Hawks down in Atlanta.
The Warriors also made only one of their first 17 three-point attempts on the night, finishing the night 3-22 from downtown.
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