WASHINGTON, May 3 (Xinhua) -- With a 92-80 Game Seven victory, the Indiana Pacers, top seed in the Eastern Conference, outlasted the eighth-seeded Atlanta Hawks 4-3 to advance into the Eastern Conference semifinals on Saturday.
Paul George grabbed a career playoff-high 30 points for the Pacers. Starting shooting guard Lance Stephenson added 19 points and 14 rebounds. Roy Hibbert finished with 13 points and seven rebound. It was his first time in the last 13 games to score double digits.
Kyle Korver led the Hawks with 19 points. Jeff Teague made 16 points. Paul Millsap finished with 15 points and 17 rebounds.
The Indiana Pacers would face the Washington Wizards in the next round.