The blue and gold will try to bounce back after running out of buckets in the fourth quarter of their loss to the Clippers on Tuesday night. Doug McDermott left the game early and remains questionable, along with Myles Turner, with ankle sprains.
The Rockets are in full draft lottery mode, having lost eight of their last nine games while altering the roster for the future at the trade deadline. They still have individual players who can get loose, including reclamation project Kevin Porter Jr. and the Pacers will likely have to keep their high-scoring approach of late to leave H-Town with a W.
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, TX
When: 9:00 p.m. ET
TV: Bally Sports Indiana
Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan
Projected Starting Lineups:
Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon, Caris LeVert, Edmond Sumner, Justin Holiday, Domantas Sabonis
Rockets: John Wall, Kevin Porter Jr., Jae’Sean Tate, Kelly Olynyk, Christian Wood
IND: Doug McDermott (ankle) - questionable, Myles Turner (ankle) - questionable, T.J. Warren (foot) - out
HOU: JD.J. Augustin (left ankle) - out, Sterling Brown (left knee) - out, Dante Exum (right calf) - out, Eric Gordon (groin strain) - out, Danuel House Jr. (right ankle) - out, David Nwaba (right wrist sprain) - out
Enemy view: The Dream Shake
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