Two teams struggling to hold their spots for this year’s postseason, the Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers, faced each other in a battle of 7th placed teams on Easter Sunday.
With both teams desperately needing the win to remain well placed in the playoff race, the match at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse was a good one with the home team keeping the Houston Rockets in the backseat of the game for a long time.
While the Rockets insisted on firing three points shots that weren’t falling (laughable 11% at the half, 2-for-18) the Pacers took advantage of offensive rebounds and from a great percentage of their own three point shots.
Houston gave a valiant effort relying on defense and a couple bench players in the third and fourth quarter but ultimately paid the price for their poor first half and ended up losing.
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