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

The Pacers resume play again on the road at Madison Square Garden.

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The Pacers (32-23) play the Knicks (17-38) at MSG in the first game of consecutive road games to ramp up play, again after the NBA All-Star break.

Despite the Knicks dismal record, they have been a problem for the Pacers in the prior two meetings this season. The season series is tied at 1-1 with both teams collecting a road win. The Pacers were able to sneak out of MSG with a 104-103 win in early December, surviving a 15-point fourth quarter when Julius Randle missed a potential game-tying free throw with 0.1 seconds left to end the game.

The Pacers recent six-game losing streak started on Feb. 1 with a 92-85 loss to the Knicks a BLF. The Pacers not only had the clanks, but were also killed on the glass. The Knicks ended the game +23 on the boards while Marcus Morris looked like an all-star down the stretch. Morris scored 10 of the Knicks final 12 points to finish with 28 points while closing out the Pacers. That type of effort is why the Clippers traded for Morris before the trade deadline, so he won’t be a problem for the Pacers in this game.

After a few days to rest and recover from any bumps, bruises and ailments, the Pacers injury report, which includes no minutes restriction on Victor Oladipo, is in pretty good shape assuming T.J. Warren had no other setbacks with his sore back since returning right before the break.

Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

When: 7:30 p.m. ET

TV: FOX Sports Indiana

Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan

Projected Starting Lineups:

Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon, Victor Oladipo, T.J. Warren, Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner

Knicks: Elfrid Payton, RJ Barrett, Marcus Morris, Julius Randle, Taj Gibson

Injury update:

IND: T.J. Warren (sore back) - questionable, Edmond Sumner (hip) - questionable

NYK: Elfrid Payton (ankle) - questionable, Wayne Ellington (ankle) - questionable

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