http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dl.../1062/SPORTS04Those fans hoping the Pacers finish poorly and keep the first-round draft pick they get if they "earn" one of the top 10 selections will be disappointed to know the players have no such plans.
They're aware the franchise has reached the playoffs in nine consecutive seasons and 16 of the past 17 and don't want to be the group that breaks form.
They have home games on Sunday against Chicago and Tuesday against Cleveland, then follow with crucial games at New Jersey and Orlando.
"We're in a fight for a playoff spot," Granger said. "Every game has to have that playoff intensity. If we take that approach, we'll come out on top. We definitely don't want to be that team that ends (the playoff) streak. Regardless of what's been going on this year, we don't want to end that streak."
If they really mean it - then it would definitely be interesting to see how they react and whether or not they would be capable of pulling it out with their backs against the walls....these are the types of scenarios that identifies a team's character...lets see what this group of players have...