Indiana Pacers Reaching for the Panic Button After Another Home Loss

December 28th, 2010 by Chad Smith Leave a reply »
Sure, the Pacers were playing against one of the best teams in the entire league tonight, but it was a home game that exposed many weaknesses. The Pacers fell to Boston on Tuesday night, 95 to 83.

Even without Rajon Rondo, the Celtics were able to handle the Pacers on their home floor. Paul Pierce led the way with 21 points for Boston. Brandon Rush led Indiana with 17 points, while Danny Granger finished with 15, despite shooting just 5-of-21 from the floor, including 0-for-6 from downtown.

The Pacers got off to a good start this season, but in recent weeks have really been disappointing to watch. They have lost consecutive games at home in just the last three days. They will now head to Washington to play the first of two games against the Wizards. They play in Washington tomorrow night, then host the Wizards for their next game.

There are some major concerns for the Pacers as they go into these next couple of games. The defense had been one of the best in the league when it came to opponents field goal percentage, but that has not been the case the past couple of weeks. Once again, the opposing team shot over 50 percent from the floor, as the C ...

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