Paul George returns to the Fieldhouse for the third time since bailing on the Pacers playing some of the best ball of his career. After offseason shoulder surgery kept him out of the Clippers’ first 11 games, PG is averaging 23 points, over 6 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game while shooting 41.7% from three.
PG will need a big game against the Pacers since Kawhi Leonard is taking the night off to manage his load and rest his left knee. The Clips are 3-3 without Kawhi in the lineup, 3-1 since PG’s return.
As for the Pacers, they expect to have Malcolm Brogdon back in the lineup after he missed the game in New York on Saturday with a dislocated finger.
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
When: 7:00 p.m. ET
TV: FOX Sports Indiana
Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan
Projected Starting Lineups:
Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon, Jeremy Lamb, T.J. Warren, Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner
Clippers: Patrick Beverley, Terance Mann, Paul George, Maurice Harkless, Ivica Zubac
IND: Victor Oladipo (knee) - out, JaKarr Sampson (back) - questionable
LAC: JaMychal Green (tailbone contusion) - questionable, Rodney McGruder (right hamstring) - out, Landry Shamet (left ankle) - out, Kawhi Leonard (left knee) - out
Enemy view: Clips Nation
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