The Pacers roll into Toronto riding a six-game winning streak while closing in on the Raptors and Bucks at the top of the Eastern Conference.
The Pacers let a valuable W slip away at Toronto on Dec. 19, in a 99-96 loss highlighted by a blatant missed call on the last play of the game. Still, the Pacers will need to play better than they did that night and certainly better than they did in Chicago on Friday when they won a shootout against the Bulls but relied far too much on Victor Oladipo creating and taking shots on his own.
Myles Turner is questionable and doesn’t sound like he will push himself to play if the shoulder is not right at game time.
As for the Raptors, Kawhi Leonard is not expected to play his first back-to-back, instead sitting out against the Pacers after helping the Raps beat the Bucks in Milwaukee on Saturday night. Kyle Lowry has missed the last six games with back issues but is listed as questionable for Sunday night.
Where: Scotiabank Arnea, Toronto, ON
When: 7:30 p.m. ET
TV: NBA TV/FOX Sports Indiana
Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan
Projected Starting Lineups:
Pacers: Darren Collison, Victor Oladipo, Bojan Bogdanovic, Thaddeus Young, Myles Turner
Raptors: Fred VanVleet, Danny Green, OG Anunoby, Pascal Siakam, Serge Ibaka
IND: Myles Turner (right shoulder) - questionable, Ike Anigbogu (right knee) - out
TOR: Kawhi Leonard (load management) - out, Kyle Lowry (left thigh contusion) - questionable, Jonas Valanciunas (broken thumb) - out
Enemy view: Raptors HQ
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