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Open Game Thread #64: Pacers vs. Supersonics

After dropping three straight games on the road, the Indiana Pacers return home tonight take on the Seattle Supersonics. With 19 games remaining, tonight's game is the first of 15 games against teams that join the Pacers with a sub-.500 record. As my pal coachK pointed out, the Pacers have the most favorable schedule of any of the Eastern Conference teams in the picture for the final playoff spot.

Here's Bruno's Scouting Report which looks at the Pacers' recent struggles on the glass. In the last three games, opponents have grabbed 48 offensive rebounds. Yikes!

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Here's what the efficiency numbers say:

Team Pace Off.Eff. Def.Eff.
IND 96.0(3rd) 106.8(18th) 109.1(17th)
SEA 95.0(5th) 101.4(30th) 109.8(21st)


Projected Starters
PACERS pos. SUPES
Mike Dunleavy F Jeff Green
Troy Murphy F Chris Wilcox
Jeff Foster C Johan Petro
Danny Granger G Kevin Durant
Travis Diener G Earl Watson

Feel free to leave your thoughts on the game in the comments.