Wizards vs. Pacers, Game 5: Game thread, lineups, TV info and more

Andy Lyons

The Pacers try to put away the Wizards with one more win in Game 5 on Tuesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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2013-14 NBA Playoffs
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(3-1)
May 13, 2014 - 7:00 p.m. ET
Bankers Life Fieldhouse - Indianapolis, IN
TV: TNT ---- Radio: AM 1070/107.5 FM The Fan
Probable Starters
John Wall PG George Hill
Bradley Beal SG Lance Stephenson
Trevor Ariza SF Paul George
Nene PF David West
Marcin Gortat C Roy Hibbert

The Indiana Pacers have the Washington Wizards in a world of hurt with a chance to close out the Wiz in Game 5 after taking a 3-1 lead in the series over the weekend in D.C.

The biggest challenge facing the Pacers now is making sure they force the Wizards to actually beat them, as opposed to contributing to any setbacks. Frank Vogel noted at shootaround (via Scott Agness) that the Pacers need to limit their turnovers and keep the Wizards out of transition.

That task is often easier said than done for the Pacers as they put themselves in a bind in Games 1 and 4 with all of the donations which fueled the Wizards going the other way. The Pacers rarely avoid stumbling with such self-inflicted wounds and doing it twice in a row would be too much to ask.

For more on the Wizards, check out Bullets Forever. Also, please add your thoughts and observations on the game in the comments.

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