The Eastern Conference's top team will be on the road, when the Indiana Pacers head to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets have not found their stride this season, coming in with a 9-17 record. Entering the game with a 22-5 record, the Pacers have been playing at a high level. This game is scheduled to start at 7:30 pm EST and it will be covered by FSN-IN and YES.
After their disappointing 121-120 loss to the 76ers, the Nets are looking to avoid a repeat performance. Paul Pierce stuck out for Brooklyn, recording 24 points and 10 rebounds to earn his first double-double of the year. The Pacers, meanwhile, are coming off a solid win over the Celtics, 106-79. Paul George led the game in scoring by registering 24 points. This will be the second matchup of the season between these two teams, with the Pacers taking the first game, 96-91. Paul George was the game's top overall scorer with 24 points.
Keep an eye on Brooklyn's ability to get to the charity stripe. They rank third in the league in FTA rate (33.5), but Indiana is among the best in the NBA at keeping opponents off the line (ranking fourth by allowing a FTA rate of 24.3).