Originally posted on Pacers Pulse  |  Last updated 4/21/12
I expected the Pacers to lose this one, only because they were due for a letdown after resting yesterday and having secured homecourt advantage in the first round of the playoffs. And of course, the 76ers were out for revenge after losing to Indy in Philly just a few nights ago and desperate to get back into form before the playoffs. So yes, the loss was expected -- after all, the Pacers have to lose eventually -- and but I think the fact that they came back to send the game overtime was a promising sign for this squad heading into the playoffs.A few observations from this 109-106 OT loss: David West just had his best game as a Pacer with a season high 32 points and 12 rebounds on 13-22 shooting, including several clutch shots down the stretch to keep the game alive. After playing so well almost the entirety of April, Danny Granger had a shocker with 4 points 2-12 shooting, though he did have 11 rebounds. Roy Hibbert also had a shocker with 11 points but shot just 2-10. Paul Geor...
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