The Pacers have won five of their last six games and adding another win against the struggling Hornets would allow the blue and gold to rest easy for three days before playing the Chicago Bulls the day after Christmas.
That will require another great team effort by the Pacers. When the two teams met in late November, the Pacers needed overtime to put away the Hornets. Since then New Orleans has hit hard times, winning just one of 11 games in December so far.
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