WASHINGTON (AP) – Russell Westbrook scored his 35th point, 21 assists and 14 rebounds for the NBA’s leading 16th trip-double.
Westbrook also demanded the franchise’s triple-double record in his 38th game against the Wizards. From 1987 to 1991, Darrell Walker made 15 triple-doubles in 283 games for Washington.
Roy Hachimura scored 26 points and Chandler Hutchison made his Wizards debut 18 times, winning for the second time in a row after losing 9-8.
Domantas Sabonis had 35 points and 11 rebounds for the Pacers, who lost for the second time in six games.
Indiana finished ninth in the Eastern Conference, two games ahead of Chicago in the 10th and final playoffs. The Pacers are now four games ahead of the Wizards, who started the day on the 13th.
Malcolm Brogdon added 26 points to Indiana, which he won 55-37.
No team led by more than six points until the end of the last quarter.
Westbrook and the Wizards dropped six points to fourth in the fourth with a final score of 5:47, beating the Pacers 22-8, a distance that started 13-0.
Westbrook’s Hachimura update put Washington in the lead forever with 4:37. He followed with two two-point points over Myles Turner, which gave Washington its biggest advantage on the right to play 128-120, 44.8 seconds.
Pacers. Finished with 5-5 records in the March 10 road games. Dou F Doug McDermott (right ankle) was sent off. Just Astin Holiday made an obvious blunder with a score of 8:39, playing in the third quarter during Jer Jerome Robinson’s 3-point attempt.
Wizards. Coach Scott Brooks said it was possible that Bill could return to Tuesday’s game. “We will give him another day off and we will find out more tomorrow,” Brooks told Beal. Ին Robinson made his fourth start for Beal.
Washington D. Daniel Gafford, who was acquired by Hitchison from Chicago on Thursday, left the game early in the fourth quarter when he appeared to have injured his right leg.
He scored 11 minutes, վ six rebounds in 15 minutes, and needed the help of medical staff to leave the field.
Pacers. Host Miami on Wednesday.
Wizards. Tuesday host Charlotte.
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