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Game Thread #5: Milwaukee Bucks at Indiana Pacers

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1-4 2-2
November 5, 2010 - 7:00PM EST
Conseco Fieldhouse
Radio: 93.1FM WIBC TV: Fox Sports Indiana
Probable starters:
Brandon Jennings PG Darren Collison
John Salmons SG Mike Dunleavy
Carlos Delfino SF Danny Granger
Drew Gooden PF Josh McRoberts
Andrew Bogut C Roy Hibbert

The Indiana Pacers pick themselves up off the canvas after getting knocked silly by Philly on Wednesday, to take on the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at Conseco Fieldhouse.

The Bucks are dealing with their own early-season issues after an overtime loss at Boston on Wednesday dropped their record to 1-4. With the improvement of Roy Hibbert and addition of Darrren Collison I'm comfortable with the starters matching up pretty well. The Pacers second unit has struggled so far this season and needs to start establishing some consistency that doesn't lead to double-digit deficits in the second quarter.

The Bucks bring a couple of intriguing players off the bench with one of m favs, Ersan Ilyasova and athletic wing, Corey Maggette. Also, I don't ask for much, but I'd love to see about five minutes of Tyler Hansbrough-on-Jon Brockman crime on the court. Bodies could be flying like bowling pins.

For a Milwaukee perspective, check out Brew Hoop.

Leave your thoughts and observations on the game in the comments.