Found April 20, 2013 on TheProBasketballTalk:
The Indiana Pacers were last seasons playoff darlings as they were able to give Miami fans a panic when they took a series lead over the heavy favorites.  Indiana is a big team in terms of size but were hampered early in the season by the loss of Danny Granger and the slow start for Roy Hibbert. The Atlanta Hawks were suppose to be a laughing stock in the league with GM Danny Ferry blowing up the team in a rebuilding effort by trading an un-trade-able contract of Joe Johnson.  A team of one year deals that was suppose to fight for the 8th playoff spot, the Hawks took the league by surprise early on. Being one of the top defensive teams in the league and the best rebounding team will be the leg the Indiana Pacers will lean on during the playoffs.  They sit near the bottom of the league in terms of scoring so they will look to play a slow pace and try to keep games into half court sets.  Without Danny, the scoring load will rest on first time All Star Paul George and David West...
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