The Pacers renew acquaintances with the Raptors in a matchup that has developed a few layers of flavor over the past few years thanks to some contentious playoff battles and well, Lance.
Late last season, a meaningless bucket by Lance at the end of a Pacers win drew the ire of the full Raptors team. Then last Friday, the Pacers beat the Raptors 107-104, holding of a furious finish by the Raptors thanks in large part to a couple of huge three-pointers by Lance, along with a little dancing, natch.
DeMar DeRozan for one, will show up ready to avenge that loss and no doubt want to let Lance know all about it. A bigger problem for the Pacers may be Jonas Valanciunas and the Toronto front court if Myles Turner (sore knee) is unable to go for the Pacers at game time.
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Pacers (12-10) at Raptors (13-7) - 7:30 PM EDT at Air Canada Centre
TV: FOX Sports Indiana
Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan
Projected starting lineups
Pacers: Darren Collison (PG), Victor Oladipo (SG), Bojan Bogdanovic (SF), Thaddeus Young (PF), Myles Turner (C)
Raptors: Kyle Lowry (PG), DeMar DeRozan (SG), OG Anunoby (SF), Serge Ibaka (PF), Jonas Valanciunas (C)