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A Look At The NBA Playoff Picture

A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with six days remaining in the regular season:

97.1 The Ticket–04/11/2014

Josh Smith #6 of the Detroit Pistons.  (Photo by D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Fall To Pacers, 101-94

Brandon Jennings hit a 3 to get Detroit within 94-93 before George scored, forced a turnover and West hit a jumper to give the Pacers a 98-93 lead with 1:35 left to play.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 28: Norris Cole #30 of the Miami Heat drives against the Detroit Pistons on March 28, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Things To Know About The Eastern Conference Race

Miami has caught Indiana in the race for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. That might be a problem.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2014

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Pacers Hand 76ers 21st Straight Loss, 99-90

After Philadelphia’s latest loss gave the 76ers their longest skid in franchise history, coach Brett Brown insisted he doesn’t dwell on the streak.

97.1 The Ticket–03/18/2014

Josh Smith of the Detroit Pistons. (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Fall To Pacers In OT 112-104

Paul George scored 30 points and the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 25-point second-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-104 in overtime on Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–03/15/2014

ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 01: Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys in action during the Old Spice Classic against the Memphis Tigers at HP Field House on December 1, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

World Peace: Smart Can Learn From Fan Incident

New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace believes Marcus Smart can learn from the fallout of his three-game suspension for shoving a fan during a game at Texas Tech on Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–02/10/2014

Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons controls the ball against the Boston Celtics  on November 3, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pacers 99, Pistons 91

The Indiana Pacers lost six of their first nine games last season – and they seem intent on making up for that in 2013.

97.1 The Ticket–11/06/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 3: Roy Hibbert #55 of the Indiana Pacers looks to make a move against Chris Andersen #11 of the Miami Heat in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on June 3, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pacers Expect Offseason Changes After Playoff Run

Pacers coach Frank Vogel is already resigned to making one change next season: Finding a replacement for associate coach Brian Shaw.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2013

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Pacers & Heat Rivalry Just Getting Started

The Indiana Pacers pushed the Miami Heat to the brink only to come up short in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. But their play made a major announcement to the country and the NBA that the Pacers are here to stay.

06/04/2013

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Heat Off To Finals, Beat Pacers 99-76 In Game 7

It’s onto the NBA Finals for the Heat after they put away the Indiana Pacers, who saw their hopes of a storybook upset simply fall apart in a hurry.

06/04/2013

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