ATLANTA -- Its over. cheap nfl jerseys . This time, the Indiana Pacers had a successful regular-season trip to Atlanta. David West scored 22 points, Paul George added 18 and the NBA-leading Pacers beat the Hawks 89-85 on Tuesday night. "This has been a tough place for us, but I thought we came in with the right motivation tonight," West said. "They blitzed us the last time we were down here." The Pacers most recent win in Atlanta came last May in the clinching Game 6 of their first-round playoff series. But Indiana (38-10) had dropped its last 12 regular-season games at the Hawks, including a 97-87 decision on Jan. 8. "I dont have to answer questions about it anymore, so thats good," Indiana coach Frank Vogel said. "Weve had some struggles here, but its not anything we were losing sleep over." Atlanta (25-22) failed to place a starter in double figures. It had won two straight and five of seven. Jeff Teague and Kyle Korver had nine points apiece for the Hawks. All-Star forward Paul Millsap went 2 for 11 from the field and finished with seven points. Teague made a 3-pointer to give Atlanta a 41-35 lead with 1:06 left in the second quarter, but the Hawks were outscored 38-16 over the next 17 minutes. Cartier Martins 3 cut Indianas lead to 86-84 with 14.9 seconds left. C.J. Watson and Danny Granger then combined for three free throws to help the Pacers hold on for the win. "Offensively, it just wasnt one of our better nights," Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said. "I think you have to give Indiana and their defence credit for that." Elton Brand, a 14-year veteran, had 12 points and was the only Hawk to score in double figures before Mike Scott scored nine of his 15 points in the fourth quarter. Scott said its no surprise that Atlantas offence couldnt get much going against a defence that holds opponents to just 90.2 points a game, lowest in the NBA. "Theyre very good," Scott said. "Thats why theyre the best team in the league defensively. We just missed open shots and couldnt get it in." The Pacers had not won in the regular season at Philips Arena since Dec. 22, 2006. "I thought our resolve took over," West said. "We were really precise with our movement and what we wanted to do. And we made plays when we needed to make plays." Ian Mahinmi gave Indiana its biggest lead of the game with a tip-in that made it 73-57 with 8:10 left. Pacers guard Lance Stephenson hit the floor hard on a layup at the 7:56 mark of the third, falling over Millsap in the lane and landing on his left shoulder and hip. Stephenson then converted the three-point play to make it 55-47, but he sat out the last 16 minutes. George stole the ball from rookie point guard Dennis Schroder late in the fourth and scored a fast-break layup to make it 82-74. "Our guys buckled down on the defensive end," Vogel said. "(Atlanta) made a few shots in the last minute or two, but for the most part we held a pretty explosive team down to 85 points. Thats a pretty good effort." NOTES: Indiana improved to 23-0 when holding opponents under 90 points. ... The Pacers are 10-3 since the loss in Atlanta on Jan. 8. ... Korver extended his NBA record to 116 consecutive games with a 3-pointer. Korver began his streak last season in Atlantas second game -- a win at Oklahoma City. ... The Pacers are 15-8 on the road, best in the Eastern Conference. wholesale nfl jerseys . Emily Csikos and Monika Eggens scored for the Canadians, who are 1-1-1 going into a matchup with Brazil on Wednesday to cap round-robin action at the Olympic qualifying tournament. cheap jerseys . On a minor league field at the New York Yankees complex in Florida, he took batting practice, fielded grounders and chatted with teammates.RED DEER, Alta. -- Tracy Horgans team stands out in a field loaded with veterans at the Canadian womens curling championship. The Sudbury, Ont., teams combined experience at a Scotties Tournament of Hearts prior to the first day of competition Saturday was zero. Every other team had one or more curlers with previous appearances in the tournament. Horgan, third Jennifer Seabrook, second Jenna Enge and lead Amanda Gates showed few rookie nerves in their first game, however. They defeated Kim Dolan of Prince Edward Island 7-6 in an extra end. Dolan is skipping P.E.I. at the Scotties for the ninth time in her curling career. "Were the only fully rookie team here," agreed Horgan, the youngest skip in the tournament at 25. "We feel like theres no pressure on us." Manitobas Jennifer Jones, defending champion Amber Holland, B.C.s Kelly Scott and Saskatchewans Michelle Englot joined Ontario at 1-0. Dolan recovered to beat Kerry Galusha of Yukon and Northwest Territories 9-5 at night. Both teams were 1-1 along with Quebecs Marie-France Larouche, a finalist the last time the Scotties was held in Red Deer in 2004. New Brunswicks Andrea Kelly, Nova Scotias Heather Smith-Dacey and Albertas Heather Nedohin started 0-1. Heather Strong of Newfoundland and Labrador opened with a pair of losses. Larouche rebounded from an extra-end loss to B.C. in the first draw with a 7-5 victory over Strong. Englot stole single points in eighth, ninth and 10th ends to beat Nova Scotias Dacey 7-5. Jones, a four time Canadian champion, defeated New Brunswick 7-3 to kick off her campaign for a fifth title. The top four teams at the conclusion of the round robin Thursday advance to the Page playoff. Winning the Ontario womens championship Jan. 29 in Kenora was a breakout result for Horgans team. They beat perennial contenders Sherry Middaugh, Krista McCarville and Rachel Homan there. After losing to Homans team twice, Horgan beat Homan when it counted -- 7-6 in the final to earn their first trip to the Scotties. Middaugh, McCarville and Homan have all competed in previous Scotties, so the Horgan team feeels they belong among the 12 competing for a national championship in Red Deer. nfl jerseys china. "You have to treat it like its any other game and dont get too caught up in the experience of the field and the names youre playing," Horgan said. "Just play the rocks and dont play the name because theres a lot of teams here with a lot of experience. (We) just try not to get intimidated by that." The Horgan team worked with a sports psychologist for the first time this season. Seabrook, who is Horgans older sister, says Nicole Dubuc-Charbonneau has made a difference in their performance. "Absolutely. Im a big advocate," Seabrook said. "We did need someone to kind of bring up our confidence. We were having a hard time beating Sherry Middaugh and Homan and McCarville. This year, we were able to do it all at provincials, which is quite the feat for our team." "It was more of a believing in yourself. Its easy to get intimidated playing these big names. I do think thats the biggest thing, building our confidence." Horgan, 27-year-old Seabrook, 23-year-old Enge and Gates, 25, have represented Northern Ontario at the Canadian junior championship during their careers. Horgan finished just out of the playoffs with seven wins in each of her three national junior appearances. The Scotties is a significant step up in television and media exposure, as well as far more curling fans in the building. Seabrook says when her team is not on the ice, she watches the pre-game routine of veteran curlers to see what she can learn. "Off the ice definitely," Seabrook said. "On the ice, I felt we handled our first game very well with keeping the focus. We have been in a lot of pressure situation games so we could use that experience to our advantage." Galushas eighth time representing the Territories had a promising start. In addition to beating host team Alberta in an extra end in the opening draw, Galusha won the Ford Hot Shots sharpshooting contest that kicks off the tournament. Her reward was a two-year lease on car, valued at $10,500. ' ' '
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