New Orleans Pelicans guard Austin Rivers (25) passes the basketball guarded by Indiana Pacers guard George Hill in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014.   (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

Hill leads Pacers over Pelicans 96-84

After missing the first 28 games with a left knee contusion, Hill had a team-high 15 points, four rebounds and three assists in 21 minutes.