Originally posted on Pacers Pulse  |  Last updated 4/15/12
It's an uncomfortable truth, but the Indiana Pacers, winners of four straight, are currently the hottest team in the NBA. With their 105-99 win in Milwaukee, the Pacers overtook their win total from last season and improved to 38-22, keeping them 3 games ahead of the Boston Celtics in the East race for the 3rd seed.I didn't want to believe it myself, considering how erratic the Pacers have been playing as of late, but right now there is no other team in the league with a four-game win-streak. The Pacers are also the only team in the East and along with San Antonio, the only teams in the league, to have gone 8-2 in their last 10 games.Does this mean much? Not really. But there are some positive trends emerging during this recent run.The first is that Danny Granger has well and truly risen up and taken this team by the balls, becoming its unequivocal leader and best player at last. After a really frightening;y bad start to the season, Granger has stepped up, leading the team in scorin...
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