The Indiana Pacers had no problem putting the ball in the basket last season against the Milwaukee Bucks, but that was with Danny Granger in the lineup.
They could sure use him there now.
Indiana goes for its first road win in five tries Wednesday night when the Bucks try to avoid a third straight home loss.
Led by Granger's 21.7 points per game, Indiana averaged 116.0 as it swept the three matchups with Milwaukee last season.
However, with Granger yet to play this season due to left patellar tendinitis - he's not expected to return for up to three months - Indiana (3-5) has scored more than 100 points just once and is averaging 88.1 on 40.1 percent shooting.
The Pacers converted a season-low 24 field goals in Tuesday's 74-72 home loss to Toronto, which had a franchise-low five points in the fourth quarter.
Indiana has dropped four of five.
"It was hard for us to put the ball in the hole,'' said coach Frank Vogel, whose team has shot worse than 40 percent in half of its games...