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HAWKS-PACERS ADJUSTMENTS

Pacers seeking solution for Hawks 3-point shooters

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Paul George wants to guard Atlanta's Jeff Teague on Tuesday night, and it appears he'll get his wish. But how much time the Indiana All-Star spends on Teague is unclear.

After Saturday night's eight-point loss to the Hawks, the Pacers need to make adjustments to salvage Game 2 before the series moves back to Atlanta for the next two games.

On Sunday, George said he and Vogel talked about a defensive switch, and he would "draw that assignment."

In the last two games against his hometown team, Teague has torched the Pacers for 53 points, including a playoff career-high 28 Saturday to give the Hawks a 1-0 lead in this best-of-seven, first-round series.

WIZARDS-BULLS

Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, 102-93

CHICAGO (AP) - Nene (neh-NAY') dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.

John Wall scored 16 in his postseason debut. Marcin Gortat added 15 points and 13 rebounds, and the fifth-seeded Wizards pulled out the victory even though they looked like they were ready to be blown out.

They cut a 13-point deficit to one in the third and trailed by three going into the fourth, before outscoring Chicago 18-6 over the final six minutes to come out on top in their first playoff appearance since 2008.

Game 2 is Tuesday.

WHITE SOX-RANGERS

WSox 3 HRs, throw 2-hitter in 16-2 win at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jose Abreu and Jordan Danks each had two-run homers, Erik Johnson combined with three relievers on a two-hitter and the Chicago White Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 16-2 victory Sunday over the Texas Rangers, who had won five in a row.

The White Sox went ahead to stay with three unearned runs off Robbie Ross in the fifth, including Abreu's fifth homer of the season for a 5-2 lead.

Johnson allowed two runs and only a single over his five innings, but the right-hander walked the leadoff batter the first four innings and threw only 44 of his 87 pitches for strikes. The Rangers also scored on a wild pitch, and had another runner thrown out trying to do the same.

Ronald Belisario threw two scoreless innings before Andre Rienzo and Matt Lindstrom each worked an inning.

REDS-CUBS

Bailey and Reds win again at Wrigley, 8-2

CHICAGO (AP) - Homer Bailey pitched six scoreless innings at friendly Wrigley Field for his first win of the season and Jay Bruce homered and doubled as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 8-2 on Sunday.

Zack Cozart hit a two-run homer for Cincinnati, which took two of three this weekend from the Cubs and has won 17 of its last 19 games at Wrigley Field.

Bailey struck out eight while allowing six hits and three walks.

The Reds have won 10 straight when Bailey faces the Cubs. He is 7-0 in his last 10 outings against Chicago and 5-0 in his past six at Wrigley Field.

The Cubs have lost six of their last seven.

Carlos Villanueva was tagged for five runs and nine hits in 4 2-3 innings.

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