New York Knicks (23-11) vs. Indiana Pacers (21-14)
Marv Albert? Reggie Miller? Pacers? Knicks? All we need is Spike Lee, some grainy footage, Patrick Ewing missing a late-game shot (just kidding), John Starks and Mark Jackson and we have ourselves a party!
No, Thursday night's game at Banker's Life Fieldhouse will not be the mid-90s battles that inspired Reggie Miller to help produce Winning Time on ESPN. What we will have Thursday night is those two teams, both in first place, playing a 90s style game that coudl be very low scoring.
Indiana is already one of the lowest scoring teams int he league -- 28th in the league with a 98.4 offensive rating according to HoopData -- and Indiana plays at a pretty slow pace. Yet, the Pacers are winning without Danny Granger and even defeated the Heat at home earlier this week. Indiana is tough to beat in Indianapolis.
A big part of that has been the emergence of Paul George as a star player. He has had some b...