John Wall, Marcin Gortat lead Wizards to stunning blowout Game 5 win

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Marcin Gortat had 31 points and 16 rebounds, scored 27 points and rode a 39-rebound advantage to a rout of that cut the Pacers’ lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals to 3-2.

can even the series at home on Thursday in Game 6.

It was a stunning turnaround for a team that had lost the last three. But with Gortat matching a career high in points and posting a playoff career high in rebounds, held a 62-23 rebounding edge.

David West scored 17 points for Indiana.

used a 15-6 run to take a 45-38 halftime lead, extended the margin to 24 after three and to as much as 30 in the fourth.

Source: AP