Indiana Pacers: Emerging Offense Will Help Keep Them Relevant in East

December 22nd, 2012 by Tyler Brooke Leave a reply »
The Indiana Pacers did not have the best start to their season.  With the absence of Danny Granger, their star player, they struggled to win in close games, failing to put teams away.  The struggles led to a rough 4-7 start.

Now, the Pacers are beginning to win once again.  They are now at 16-12, winning six of their last seven games.  With the success that they had last season, many expected the Pacers to be a potential threat in the Eastern conference.

Throughout the season, the Pacers have been playing with some great defense.  While their offense was one of the worst in the NBA, the defense ranked second in the league.

The Pacers are now beginning to find some offense, thanks to players stepping up.  While the bench still remains the biggest problem for them, the starters are beginning to become legitimate scoring threats.

Paul George is finally beginning to be the scorer the Pacers were hoping that he could be.  With Granger out, George was asked to become the main scorer for them.  While he doesn't lead the team in points per game, he is still second.  After averaging only 12 points per g ...

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