Eastern Conference juggernauts set to square off in Indianapolis tonight?
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NBA-TV decided to drop the Wizards-Kings game this evening in favor of Boston at Indiana. Why? Because Celtics-Pacers is can't-miss television--a matchup of two Eastern Conference superpowers.
Indy is 30-34 and the C's are 28-36. Sure, that's technically true, but only if you count the entire season. Here are the East standings since February 2:
And how about the across the whole league?
That's right, over the last six weeks the Celtics are the sixth-best team in the NBA. They've won three in a row, five of six, and eight of their last nine at home. Boston is currently 10th in the playoff race, two games behind No. 7 Indiana.
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