Pacers vs. Thunder: Game thread, lineups, TV info and more

Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

The Indiana Pacers will have their work cut out for them in trying to slow down the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday evening.

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2012-13 NBA Regular Season
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December 9, 2012 - 7:00 p.m. ET
Chesapeake Energy Arena - Oklahoma City, OK
TV: Fox Sports Indiana ---- Radio: AM 1070 The Fan
Probable Starters
George Hill PG Russell Westbrook
Lance Stephenson SG Thabo Sefalosha
Paul George SF Kevin Durant
David West PF Serge Ibaka
Roy Hibbert C Kendrick Perkins

The Indiana Pacers are back in action on Sunday evening when they visit the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

After losing late to Denver on Friday, the Pacers should be hungry to hit the hardwood tonight, but they will face a prolific offense that is rolling on all cylinders. The Thunder appear to have adjusted to losing former sixth man, James Harden and starting the season by losing two of their first three games.

The Thunder have won seven consecutive games and 10 of their last 11 with an offense operating at a historic level, according to Darnell Mayberry.

Through 20 games, the Thunder is averaging a league-best 106.2 points while shooting 49.2 percent from the field, 42.6 percent from behind the 3-point line and 83.7 percent from the free throw line.

No team has ever finished a season averaging at least 100 points on at least 49 percent shooting, 42 percent shooting from 3-point range and 83 percent shooting from the foul line, according to basketball-reference.com.

Good defense beats good offense? The Pacers better bring their great defense along with the effort they threw at the Thunder last year when they beat them in the Fieldhouse.

For more on the Thunder, check out Welcome To Loud City. Also, leave your thoughts and observations on the game in the comments.

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