Celtics down Pacers in Indiana, 93-89

Tyler Zeller led the way tonight in Indiana.
The Celtics outlasted the Pacers despite poor shooting tonight, 93-89.

As a team, the Celtics fired just 42.2% from the field and 28.6% from distance. The Pacers shot 40% from the field and 37.5% from long-range.

Tyler Zeller got it going early and helped carry the scoring load with a final line of 18 points on 8-10 shooting and 7 rebounds.

Jae Crowder contributed a full line tonight with 16 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, a steal and a block. Though he only shot 3-10, Marcus Smart continued his effective efforts on the defensive end, posting 8 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals and a block.

George Hill led the way for the Pacers with 30 points on 11-18 shooting to go with 8 assists and 5 rebounds. David West chipped in 11 points on 4-9 shooting, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, a block and a steal.

The Celtics led most of the game, but after making a bit of a run and playing the foul game, the Pacers brought the deficit to within 2 points at 89-91. Still, it wasn't enough to take down Tyler Zeller and the Celts.

Here's a look at the final box score for Boston:

The Celtics host the Sixers at 7:30 on Monday, March 16 in the TD Garden.

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