Shoot The Bankers In The Knees?

Los Angeles Clippers (30-25, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (35-19, fourth in the Eastern Conference)

Indianapolis; Thursday, 7 p.m. Eastern


The Pacers have gone 19-7 at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Indiana is 4-4 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

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The Clippers are 15-13 on the road. Los Angeles is third in the Western Conference shooting 38.6 percent from downtown. Danilo Gallinari leads the Clippers shooting 44.6 percent from 3-point range.

TOP PERFORMERS: Myles Turner is scoring 13.4 points and averaging 7.1 rebounds for the Pacers. Bojan Bogdanovic has averaged 17.9 points and 4.1 rebounds while shooting 44.4 percent over the last 10 games for Indiana.

Lou Williams leads the Clippers with 5.3 assists and scores 19.2 points. Montrezl Harrell is shooting 62.8 percent and has averaged 15.6 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 6-4, averaging 110.9 points, 44.5 rebounds, 24.2 assists, 6.3 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 46.1 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.2 points on 44.5 percent shooting.

Pacers: 6-4, averaging 107.3 points, 42.9 rebounds, 27.4 assists, 7.8 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 45.4 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.1 points on 45.8 percent shooting.

Pacers Injuries: Ike Anigbogu: out (knee), Doug McDermott: out (rib), Victor Oladipo: out for season (ruptured right quadricep tendon).

Clippers Injuries: Wilson Chandler: out (quad), Milos Teodosic: out (personal), Luc Mbah a Moute: out (knee), Danilo Gallinari: day to day (back).

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