The Indiana Pacers have a chance to polish up their pride when they host the Toronto Raptors less than a week after the upstart Raps beat the Pacers in their gym.
The Pacers will have to flip the factors that played in Toronto's favor the last time around to make them advantages at home. Roy Hibbert played just over 20 minutes while fouling out and spending big chunks of the second half on the bench with foul trouble. Even with the minimal minutes, Hibbert scored 16 points, so he needs to remain a factor around the rim at both ends tonight.
The Pacers trio of Paul George, Lance Stephenson and George Hill simply lost the matchup with Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan and Terrence Ross last time around. PG struggled to guard DeRozan while then dealing with Ross defending him at the other end. The Pacers trio of playmakers should be plenty motivated to make amends tonight.
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