Pacers, Hawks head to Atlanta

Al Horford leads Atlanta in scoring, averaging 18.6 ppg. this season.
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Indiana Pacers clawed back into their Eastern Conference playoff series with the Atlanta Hawks, but the matchup shifts to Philips Arena for Game 3 Thursday night. After a disastrous Game 1 loss in Indiana, the top-seeded Pacers came back with a 101-85 drubbing of the Hawks on Tuesday night. The two teams are knotted, but history doesn't serve the Pacers well. They are 2-14 in their last 16 at Philips Arena. Atlanta outscored Indiana 30-16 in the third period in Game 1 en route to a 101-93 triumph on Saturday night to become the first road team to defeat the Pacers twice this season. Indiana went 35-6 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse during the regular season. Game 4 will be in Atlanta on Saturday afternoon.  continue>>

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