SHRED THE NETS!!!

(14 - 13)
-VS-
(10 - 17)

Game Time Start: 7:30 pm EST

STANDINGS:
Pacers - 3rd place, 3 GB, Central Division
Nets - 4th place, 4˝ GB, Atlantic Division

PROBABLE STARTERS:
Pacers - SF Michael Curry, PF Jermaine O'Neal, C Jeff Foster, SG Reggie Miller, PG Jamaal Tinsley
Nets - SF Richard Jefferson, PF Nenad Krstic, C Jason Collins, PG Jason Kidd, SG Vince Carter

TEAM LEADERS:
Pacers - O'Neal, 22.0 ppg; Foster, 12.2 rpg; Tinsley, 7.6 apg
Nets - Jefferson, 23.3 ppg and 7.6 rpg; Kidd, 5.6 apg

2003-04 SEASON SERIES:
Pacers, 3-1

LAST MEETING:
April 9; Pacers, 90-80. At Indiana, the Pacers made 95 percent (19-of-20) of their free throws en route to defeating the Nets for the fourth time in five games. O'Neal was 6-for-6 from the foul line and finished with 20 points for Indiana. Jefferson and Collins had 11 points apiece for New Jersey.

ROAD/HOME RECORDS:
Pacers - 5-7 on the road
Nets - 6-7 at home

INJURIES:
Pacers - F Jonathan Bender (knee); C Scot Pollard (back)
Nets - G Zoran Planinic (hand); G Ron Mercer (knee); Brian Scalabrine (upper respiratory infection)