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Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks


Game Preview: Pacers at Knicks

Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM ET at Madison Sq. Backyard

Matchup

After having their three-game successful streak snapped on Friday evening in Philadelphia, the Pacers (5-Four) will look to get again within the win column as they shut out a three-game street journey on Sunday evening in New York towards the Knicks (Four-Four).
Regardless of 31 factors from Victor Oladipo, Indiana suffered a 121-110 loss to the Sixers on Friday. Three-point capturing was the Blue & Gold's undoing, as Philadelphia knocked down 18 Three-pointers (eight by J.J. Redick). Pacers opponents had managed only a complete of 18 threes over the course of Indiana's three-game win streak.
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The Pacers did, nonetheless, obtain excellent news on Friday, when middle Myles Turner returned to motion after lacking seven video games whereas within the NBA's concussion protocol. Turner displayed indicators of rust after two weeks off, making simply Four-of-14 pictures, however he nonetheless introduced his typical vitality and athleticism to the ground, gathering a pair dunks, 9 rebounds, and three blocks.
Turner got here off the bench in his first sport again, however may very effectively return to the beginning lineup on Friday. That would additionally profit Domantas Sabonis, who whereas efficient in eight video games as a starter, has displayed a propensity to get in foul bother when enjoying starter's minutes.
No matter whether or not he begins or comes off the bench, Turner figures to spend loads of time guarding Kristaps Porzingis in a matchup of two of one of the best huge males within the heralded 2015 NBA Draft class.
Porzingis is off to a sensational begin to his third NBA season. The 7-Three Latvian scored 37 factors, going 13-for-22 from the sphere and 10-for-13 from the free throw line, to associate with seven rebounds and three blocks in a 120-107 win over Phoenix on Friday. Porzingis has scored 30 or extra factors in six of the Knicks' eight video games thus far this season.

Damage Report

Pacers: Glenn Robinson III - out (left ankle surgical procedure rehabilitation), Edmond Sumner - out (left knee surgical procedure rehabilitation), TJ Leaf - out (left ankle sprain)
Knicks: Joakim Noah - out (suspension)

Final Assembly

March 14, 2017: The Pacers scored simply 29 factors within the second half of an 87-81 loss to the Knicks at Madison Sq. Backyard. Indiana led 52-42 after two quarters, however shot simply 26.1 p.c after the break.
Paul George had a double-double within the loss, ending with 22 factors and 10 rebounds. Myles Turner was the one different participant in double figures, ending with 17 factors, 11 boards, and three assists.
Carmelo Anthony scored 15 of his team-high 22 factors within the fourth quarter and likewise pulled down 13 rebounds to guide the Knicks to victory. Derrick Rose added 16 factors, whereas Willy Hernangomez had 13 factors, 16 rebounds, and 4 assists off the bench.

Noteworthy

  • The Pacers are 81-90 all-time in common season video games towards the Knicks, however simply 26-59 in video games performed in New York.
  • Indiana had received seven straight over the Knicks earlier than New York took three of 4 video games within the 2016-17 season.
  • Lance Stephenson's subsequent level shall be his 2,000th as a member of the Pacers.
  • Knicks middle Enes Kanter was teammates with Pacers guard Victor Oladipo and ahead Domantas Sabonis final season in Oklahoma Metropolis.

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TV: FOX Sports activities Indiana - Chris Denari (play-by-play), Quinn Buckner (analyst), Jeremiah Johnson (sideline reporter/host)
Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan - Mark Boyle (play-by-play), Pat Boylan (studio host)
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