The Pacers don't need to overhaul their approach, but instead execute better. Defensively they were solid in the second half but offensively there are plenty of areas to tighten up. For one, it seems like when Roy Hibbert did get touches in the post he was about 15 feet away from the hoop. Big Baby has a stout base, so Hibby needs to fight for that deep, low post position for one area the Pacers can improve.
The Magic are not going to go away, they obviously have a great spirit about them and are together which is an area the Pacers have had an advantage much of the year. Now with their backs against the wall, the Pacers have to come together again and hold each other accountable to make sure they take care of business tonight.
With a boost from Pat McAfee the Pacers are closing in on a sell out tonight, down to singles according to the Marketing folks here at BLF. They ended up having to give away tickets for Game 5 because so many people showed up for McAfee's tickets.
Here is the Pacers.com preview. For an Orlando perspective, check out Orlando Pinstriped Post. Also, after the game check out the playoffs version of Pacers Overtime on WIBC 93.1FM with Eddie White. Need to have an Indy Cornrows mention on the show!
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