George hit a 3-pointer at the end of the first half to give the Pacers a 49-47 lead at halftime and Indiana led the rest of the way.
The Hawks pulled within two late in the fourth quarter, but George made two free throws with under a minute to play to gave the Pacers a four-point lead.
No one thought the Portland Trail Blazers would make it to the playoffs, much less the conference semifinals. And that's perfectly fine for the upstart attitudes of Damian Lillard and Co.
Without Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, the Clippers fought valiantly but fell to the Trail Blazers, bringing another season to a disappointing end.
NBA Tonight checks out some strange 'bruh' moments on and off the court on Friday night, including Miami's Josh Richardson taking a bite out of the basketball, comedian Mike Epps tripping and falling and the infamous man in the purple shirt.