GRIND THE NUGGETS INTO PEBBLES!!!

-VS-

Game Time Start: 8:00 PM EST

STANDINGS:
Pacers (28-28)- 4th place, 8 GB, Central Division.
Nuggets (28-29)- 2nd place (tied), 12 GB, Northwest Division.

LIKELY STARTERS:
Pacers - SF Stephen Jackson, PF Jermaine O'Neal, C Scot Pollard, SG Reggie Miller, PG Anthony Johnson.
Nuggets - PF Kenyon Martin or Eduardo Najera, SF Carmelo Anthony, C Marcus Camby, SG DerMarr Johnson, PG Andre Miller.

TEAM LEADERS:
Pacers - O'Neal, 25.1 ppg; Foster, 9.9 rpg; Tinsley, 6.4 apg.
Nuggets - Anthony, 20 ppg; Camby, 9.7 rpg; Miller, 6.3 apg.

SEASON SERIES:
Nuggets, 1-0.

LAST MEETING:
Jan. 29; Nuggets, 95-88. At Indianapolis, Denver shot 50 percent from the field, and had six players score in double figures.

ROAD/HOME RECORDS:
Pacers - 12-15 on the road
Nuggets - 17-9 at home.

INJURIES:
Pacers - F Jonathan Bender (knee); G-F Michael Curry (hamstring); C Foster (back); G Tinsley (foot); F O'Neal (rib); C John Edwards (busy packing his bags)
Nuggets - F-C Nene (knee); G Voshon Lenard (Achilles'); F Martin (knee).