Apr 16, 2016 7:40 PM by Associated Press
TORONTO (AP) - Paul George scored 33 points, Monta Ellis had 15 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Toronto Raptors 100-90 in Game 1 of their first round playoff series on Saturday.
Jonas Valanciunas fouled out after scoring 12 points and setting a Raptors' playoff record with 19 rebounds.
All-Star guards Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan both struggled for the second-seeded Raptors. Lowry made 3 of 13 field goal attempts while DeRozan made 5 of 19. The pair went 1 for 10 from 3-point range and 8 for 15 at the free-throw line.
DeRozan finished with 14 points and Lowry had 11. Corey Joseph scored 18.
Toronto dropped to 0-8 in the first game of an opening round playoff series.
Solomon Hill scored 13 points while George Hill and Evan Turner each had 10 for the Pacers.
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