This time, the Indiana Pacers buckled down and fought back.
Reeling from a fourth-quarter collapse followed by a sluggish start, the Pacers turned things around just in time with an 18-0 run to save their season.
Paul George and George Hill combined for 24 second-half points Friday to help Indiana pull away for a 101-83 victory over the Raptors to force a decisive Game 7 on Sunday in Toronto.
"We just had a fight in us," George said. "As a group, collectively, we knew that this could be the end of our season. We just did a great job of battling."
And closing it out.
Indiana had trouble all season closing out games and when it blew a...