The first meeting in OKC was a classic, as the Thunder completed a fourth-quarter comeback to force OT when Russell Westbrook made a three-pointer with two seconds remaining to tie the game.
The Pacers did not fold completely and outplayed the Thunder in extra time to secure what remains one of their best road wins of the season, save for the early effort to beat the Clippers in L.A. Jeff Teague did his best to attack and nullify Westbrook’s impact on the game with 30 points, 9 assists and 6 steals which certainly helped offset the monster triple-double by Russ.
This time around, the Pacers will be short-handed with Thaddeus Young rules out as he continues dealing with a sprained-left wrist. Rodney Stuckey will be a game-time decision. The Thunder will be without Enes Kanter who recently fractured his arm.
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Thunder vs. Pacers- 7:00 p.m. ET at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
TV: FOX Sports Indiana
Odds: Bovada has the Pacers at -4.5 favorites
Radio: 93.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan
Projected Starting Lineups
Pacers: Jeff Teague (PG), Paul George (SG), C.J. Miles (SF), Lavoy Allen (PF), Myles Turner (C)
Thunder: Russell Westbrook (PG), Victor Oladipo (SG) Andre Roberson (SF), Domantas Sabonis (PF), Steven Adams (C)