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Indiana Pacers guard Sam Young, left, drives to the basket past Sacramento Kings defender Thomas Robinson

West leads Pacers past Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— David West had 31 points and 11 rebounds to help the Indiana Pacers edge the Sacramento Kings 97-92 on Friday night.

West was 13 for 20 from the field and 5 for 7 at the line in his season-best scoring performance. He is averaging 23 points over the last five games, four of them Indiana victories.

George Hill had 25 points, eight assists and six rebounds for the Pacers, and reserve Sam Young scored 12.

DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and 16 rebounds for the Kings (4-11), who have dropped two in a row and own the worst record in the Western Conference.

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