The Pacers have a nice chance to post a strong win against a tough Eastern Conference foe. They lived off the signature road wins over Chicago and Dallas for a few weeks but really need another impressive win to push things in the right direction for the end of the season. Were the playoffs to start tonight, the Pacers would be in Philly for Game 1, so there is a strong chance the two will meet in the first round. With ESPN in the house, there should be no issues getting a playoff level effort tonight.
Philly has won three in a row and hope to have center Spencer Hawes back in the lineup tonight. Hawes has missed 26 of the last 28 games with an Achilles strain.
Here is the Pacers.com preview. For a Philadelphia perspective, check out Liberty Ballers. Also, after the game check out Pacers Overtime on WIBC 93.1FM with Eddie White. Need to have an Indy Cornrows mention on the show!
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