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The Pacers wrap up the regular season on the road in Milwaukee where they can begin turning their focus to the playoffs.

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The Pacers took care of the business end of their regular season last night by beating the Knicks, so it is hard to tell how they will approach finishing the regular season schedule against the Bucks tonight.


Of course, even when they desperately needed a win, it was hard to tell how the Pacers would perform, but in this case resting key rotation players for the weekend playoffs in Toronto would be prudent. Paul George and Monta Ellis can start all 82 games if they begin the game tonight, but I wouldn't expect them to play much after that first regular rotation.


Getting some quality minutes for the players deeper in the rotation may be more effective anyway since they should bring a strong effort with expanded minutes on the floor. Hitting the 45 win mark would be nice, too. Only 10 NBA Pacers teams (with 82 game schedule) have won at least 45 games.


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2015-16 NBA Regular Season

Pacers

(44-37)

@
Bucks

(33-48)

April 13, 2016 - 8:00 p.m. ET
BMO Harris Bradley Center - Milwaukee, WI
TV: FOX Sports Indiana ---- Radio: AM 1070/93.5 FM The Fan
Probable Starters
George Hill PG Rashad Vaughn
Monta Ellis SG Khris Middleton
Paul George SF Giannis Antetokounmpo
Lavoy Allen PF Jabari Parker
Ian Mahinmi C Greg Monroe