The Indiana Pacers (8.33 BPG), the league's top shot blocking team, will match up with the Philadelphia 76ers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers have been red-hot to start the year, entering today's game with a record of 11-1. On the other hand, the visiting 76ers are below .500 on the year, coming in with a 6-8 record. This game is slated to start at 7:00 pm EST and it will be covered by CSN-PHI and FSN-IN.
The Pacers look for another win today after defeating the Celtics, 97-82. Indiana was led by Lance Stephenson in the game, as he had 10 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. This gave him his second triple-double of the year. Meanwhile, the 76ers are coming off a win over the Bucks, 115-107. Spencer Hawes was one of the leaders, registering 25 points and 12 rebounds to claim his ninth double-double of the year.
It will be a tale of two tempos, as the up-and-down 76ers (ranked first in the league in possessions per game) take on the half-court-oriented Pacers (28th).