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Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel discussed resting his players in preparation for the playoffs, but the manner in which that extra rest was granted has to leave an uneasy feeling.
After having their last game canceled due to the tragic events in Boston, the Pacers conclude the regular season Wednesday night against a visiting Philadelphia 76ers team hoping to send coach Doug Collins out on a high note.
Vogel seemed prepared to rest an unspecified number of players for Monday's road game versus the Celtics, but two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon that left at least three dead and hundreds injured forced the cancellation of that contest.
After releasing a statement accounting for each member of the team, Indiana traveled home to prepare for its regular-season finale.
The Central Division champion Pacers (49-31) are guaranteed the Eastern Conference's third seed after falling 90-80 to second-place New York on Sunday.
They are on the verge of winning ...
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Pacers coach Frank Vogel is giving four starters the night off Wednesday.
After the team's shootaround, Vogel told reporters that guards George Hill and Paul George, forward David West and center Roy Hibbert would all sit out against Philadelphia. Vogel is trying to give his players some extra rest heading into the playoffs, which begin this weekend.
Indiana (49-31) is already...
The NBA announced that Tuesday’s game between the Celtics and Pacers at TD Garden has been canceled in wake of the deadly terror attack at the Boston Marathon on Monday.
The game will not be rescheduled.
The Pacers arrived in Boston on Sunday night for the second-to-last game of the regular season for both teams.
Donnie Walsh, 72, isn't sure he'll return as president of the Indiana Pacers next season.
The Pacers are in Boston to face the Celtics on Tuesday night.
According to USA Today, due to the tragic events at the Boston Marathon, the Boston Celtics game against the Indiana Pacers that was scheduled for tomorrow night has been canceled by the league. The game will not be rescheduled since the end of the regular season is scheduled for Wednesday and both teams play that day. The game would not have made much of a difference since both...
With their playoff seeds set, the Indiana Pacers and Boston Celtics don't plan on over-extending themselves before the postseason begins.
Multiple players on both teams could rest as visiting Indiana looks to avoid a fifth straight loss to Boston on Tuesday night.
The Central Division champion Pacers (49-31) are guaranteed the Eastern Conference's third seed after falling...