All of our thoughts remain with Boston.
But we all have jobs to do and work to get back to which includes the Indiana Pacers. While the team's future visits to Boston will never be the same, the business of the NBA must go on with playoffs starting this weekend. The Pacers haven't practiced the past two days but will step back on the court on Wednesday night to finish the regular season against the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Pacers have a chance to win 50 games in what is now a 81 game season, but the lure of rest and playoff prep should take precedence. David West, Roy Hibbert and Paul George all expect to play while George Hill will sit out to rest his strained groin for the weekend. But don't expect the remaining starters to play heavy minutes as Frank Vogel and the Pacers are surely eager to hit the reset button for the second season of the playoffs.
Wonder if they could talk Doug Collins, coaching in his last game for the Sixers, to run some Hawks' sets to give the Pacers a good practice look? Couldn't hurt to ask.
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