As expected, the Indiana Pacers didn’t make any deals at the trade deadline, but they’re hoping to have a new addition to their rotation soon.
Indiana held the Pistons scoreless for 6:05 in the fourth quarter while also getting big efforts from reserve big men Hansbrough and Pendergraph.
The first round of the NBA Playoffs has come to a close for the Eastern Conference, and the teams vying to make it into the conference finals are ready for battle. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference semifinal matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.
Greg Monroe led the Pistons with 18 points but it wasn’t enough as the Indiana Pacers edge the Pistons 103-97 on Monday night.
Having clinched the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference, the Indiana Pacers are free to focus on regaining their momentum for the playoffs.
Jonas Jerebko had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons ended Lawrence Frank’s 20-game losing streak with a 96-88 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.
Roy Hibbert had 16 points and 14 rebounds to help the Indiana Pacers defeat the Detroit Pistons 91-79 on Monday night in the season opener for both teams at the renamed Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Detroit Pistons should have started their 2011-12 season last night at home against the Pacers.
Darren Collison scored 20 points, Danny Granger added 17 and the Indiana Pacers used a 31-12 run in the second quarter to help lead them to a 111-101 victory over Detroit on Wednesday night.
A win by the playoff-hopeful Indiana Pacers over one of the elite teams in the Eastern Conference might usually have coach Frank Vogel thrilled.