The Washington Wizards, looking for their first win of the season, are tied with the Indiana Pacers, 49-49, at half. The game has stayed close throughout both quarters, as neither team led by more than seven points.
Washington has had balanced scoring tonight, with no players in double digits after the first half, but with many players contributing. All five Washington starters scored in the first half, with Emeka Okafor and Bradley Beal each scoring 8 points. A.J. Price has 7 points and 8 assists, while Martell Webster added 8 points off the bench. Beal leads the team in rebounds with 6 in the first half, and Jordan Crawford added 6 points and 2 assists.
Pacers forward Paul George is a perfect 5-5 from the floor, and leads all scorers with 11 points. David West and Gerald Green each had 9 points in the first two quarters, while center Roy Hibbert had 6 points and 4 rebounds.