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Bucks fall to Pacers, now 2.5 back of Knicks

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Roy Hibbert had 23 points and 14 rebounds, including six free throws in the final 74 seconds, to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 105-99 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

   Danny Granger scored 21 points and George Hill added 13 points for Indiana, which has won four straight..

   Monta Ellis had 20 points and Brandon Jennings added 16 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds for Milwaukee. The Bucks lost for the third time in four games to fall 2 1/2 games behind New York and Philadelphia for one of the last two playoff spots in the Eastern Conference.

   Neither team could make baskets in the final minutes, with Indiana missing its last nine shots and Milwaukee five straight before Ellis hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds left to pull the Bucks to 103-99 with 11 seconds left.

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