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Pacers vs. Pelicans: Game thread, lineups, TV info and more

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The Pacers face a quick turnaround on the road when they visit the Pelicans.

Indiana Pacers v New Orleans Pelicans Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images

The Pacers (21-11) wrap up their back-to-back roadie in New Orleans when they face the Pelicans (9-23) for the first time this season.

The Pacers try to bounce back from a tough loss in Miami which saw them come one rebound away from a quality road win. Instead, they have to push aside the frustration to take care of business against a Pelicans team that will once again force the Pacers to go small if they can’t extract an advantage out of the Myles Turner/Domas Sabonis pairing.

The Pelicans return home after playing their last four on the road. The successful trip saw them win three of those four games, including a nice win in Denver on Christmas Day.

Speaking of holidays, there will be three Holidays playing in this one with Aaron and Justin facing their middle brother Jrue on the Pelicans.

After the late 8 p.m. ET tip in Miami, the Pacers are back in action less than 24 hours later with the 7 p.m. ET tip time (6 p.m. CT in New Orleans).

Where: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA

When: 7:00 p.m. ET

TV: FOX Sports Indiana

Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan

Projected Starting Lineups:

Pacers: Aaron Holiday, Jeremy Lamb, T.J. Warren, Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner

Pelicans: Lonzo Ball, JJ Redick, Jrue Holiday, Brandon Ingram, Derrick Favors

Injury update:

IND: Victor Oladipo (knee) - out, Malcolm Brogdon (hamstring) - questionable

NOP: Darius Miller (right Achilles) - out, Zion Williamson (right knee) - out

Enemy view: The Bird Writes

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