Pacers-76ers: Lackluster Offense Lands Indiana Pacers Second Loss of Season

November 3rd, 2010 by Chad Smith Leave a reply »
What was that?

After the first week of the season, the Pacers looked like a different team than we have seen in recent years. They looked rejuvenated, motivated and ready to pounce.

Wednesday night the old Pacers showed up in Philadelphia, and it wasn't pretty.

The picture of Jim O'Brien says it all for this article.

Really, there was no silver lining for the Pacers in their 26-point route.

They let Elton Brand have his way, as he tallied 25 points and 12 rebounds. The Pacers were outperformed in virtually every statistical category. The Sixers shot 47 percent from the floor, compared to the Pacers' pitiful 31 percent. The 76ers shot better from three-point range, and hit 21 of 25 free throw attempts. The Pacers were just 12 of 17 from the line. The Sixers had the edge in rebounds, assists, turnovers, blocks, steals, blocks, and even fouls. They also had more fast break points and more points in the paint.

In short, this was a game to forget for the Pacers.

Six players for Philadelphia scored in double figures, while the Pacers had only two, and just barely. Darren Collison finished with 11 points a ...

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