INDIANAPOLIS — Paul George made six 3-pointers and finished with 39 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 98-77 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night.

Jeff Teague added eight points, eight rebounds and 11 assists, Myles Turner had six points, 11 rebounds and three blocks, and Monta Ellis scored 16 points for the Pacers.

Leading 50-47 in the third quarter, Indiana used a 15-0 run to extend the lead and ultimately shut the door on Charlotte.

JAZZ 97, PISTONS 83: Gordon Hayward scored 25 points and George Hill added 17 as Utah won at Detroit.

Hayward added eight rebounds and six assists, while Rudy Gobert had 12 points, nine rebounds and four blocks. Utah won for the sixth time in seven games, but a late rally by Detroit forced Quin Snyder to use his starters late with another game scheduled for Thursday night in Cleveland.

Aron Baynes had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, which lost for the second straight night and is in danger of falling back out of playoff position in the Eastern Conference.

MAVERICKS 112, WIZARDS 107: Dirk Nowitzki scored 10 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, Harrison Barnes finished with 22 and Dallas boosted its slim playoff hopes with a win at Washington.

Nicolas Brussino scored eight of his 11 points off the bench in the fourth for the Mavericks, who began the night 31/2 games behind Denver for the final postseason spot in the Western Conference. Portland was positioned between Denver and Dallas.

Wizards guard John Wall had 26 points and 11 assists despite briefly leaving the game in the second quarter with a sprained left foot.

HEAT 120, PELICANS 112: Goran Dragic played through a black eye and bloodied mouth to score 33 points while Hassan Whiteside had 20 points and 17 rebounds as Miami won at home.

Wayne Ellington scored 19 for the Heat, who made 16 3-pointers and have won 18 consecutive games when connecting at least 10 times from beyond the arc. Dion Waiters added 14, while James Johnson and Tyler Johnson had 10 apiece for Miami.

The Heat (33-35) won for the 22nd time in 27 games and are 14-1 in their last 15 at home.

GRIZZLIES 98, BULLS 91: Mike Conley and Marc Gasol each scored 27 points to lead Memphis to a win at Chicago.

Conley and Gasol scored 18 of the team’s 24 points in the fourth quarter as the Grizzlies held off the Bulls, who lost for the sixth time in seven games.

Memphis, which had lost five straight before winning Monday, earned its second straight win.

ROCKETS 139, LAKERS 100: Lou Williams scored 30 points against his former team and James Harden had his 17th triple-double of the season to lead Houston in a rout at home. Harden had 18 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds as Houston handed the Lakers their 11th loss in 12 games.

Williams broke out of a recent shooting slump against his ex-teammates. Houston sent Corey Brewer and a first-round draft pick to Los Angeles in a trade for Williams three weeks ago.

TRAIL BLAZERS 110, SPURS 106: Damian Lillard scored 36 points as visiting Portland spoiled LaMarcus Aldridge’s return from a health scare.

Aldridge had 19 points and seven rebounds after missing two games with a minor heart arrhythmia. He was cleared Wednesday morning and does not have any playing restrictions.