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Pistons vs. Pacers: Game thread, lineups, TV info and more

The Pacers play the first of two in a row against the Pistons on Friday at the Fieldhouse.

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2012-13 NBA Regular Season
February 22, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. ET
Bankers Life Fieldhouse - Indianapolis, IN
TV: Fox Sports Indiana ---- Radio: AM 1070/107.5 FM The Fan
Probable Starters
Rodney Stuckey PG George Hill
Jose Calderon SG Lance Stephenson
Kyle Singler SF Paul George
Jason Maxiell PF David West
Greg Monroe C Roy Hibbert

The Indiana Pacers wrap up the season series with the Detroit Pistons this weekend with a home-and-home series starting on Friday night at the Fieldhouse. The Pacers won the first two meetings between the teams including a 98-79 win in Detroit's last visit to the Fieldhouse on the day Tayshaun Prince was traded away and Jose Calderon was acquired.

Calderon will be in the backcourt for the Pistons on Friday, but point guard Brandon Knight will miss the game after injuring his ankle and knee in Detroit's win over Charlotte on Wednesday. Winning two consecutive games against the same team is never easy, but the Pacers need to make that a goal since there is little margin for error in the Eastern Conference standings.

The Pacers will remain without Danny Granger, as the forward continues to practice with the team but is not ready to give it a go in game conditions. Maybe tomorrow?

For more on the Pistons, check out Detroit Bad Boys. Also, leave your thoughts and observations about the game in the comments.

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