Pacers hand Bobcats another loss, 102-88

STEVE REED AP Sports Writer Published:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Tyler Hansbrough had a season-high 22 points and nine rebounds as the Indiana Pacers continued their dominance of the Charlotte Bobcats with a 102-88 victory Wednesday night.

The Pacers have now beaten the Bobcats nine time straight times, including twice this week.

The Pacers led by 10 after three quarters but began to pull away in the fourth. Danny Granger had 12 points and A.J. Price, Paul George, Dahntay Jones and Darren Collison also scored in double digits.

Lou Amundson had a season-high 11 points as the Pacers won for their fourth game in a row to remain in second place in the Central Division at 21-12 overall.

Corey Maggette scored 20 points and D.J. Augustin had 15 for the Bobcats, who've lost 18 of their last 19 games.