NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Sunday, November 26th (All times eastern)
Indiana Pacers (7-6) at Toronto Raptors (3-9), 1 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Indiana Pacers open a six-game road trip when they visit the Toronto Raptors this afternoon at Air Canada Centre.
Indiana tries to win back-to-back games today. Jermaine O'Neal poured in a team-high 29 points and the Pacers used a second-half rally to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 97-87, on Friday at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Jamaal Tinsley scored 19 points, pulled down five rebounds and handed out six assists, while Sarunas Jasikevicius contributed 15 points for the Pacers, who trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half.
The Pacers are 3-4 on the road this season. They will also visit Portland, Golden State, Seattle, Denver and the Lakers on the current road trip.
Toronto attempts to rebound from a tough loss. On Friday, Joe Johnson had 27 points and Zaza Pachulia had 18 points and seven rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks held off the Raptors, 97-93, at Philips Arena.
T.J. Ford scored 14 of his team-high 25 points in the fourth quarter in the loss to Atlanta for the Raptors, who have lost seven of their last eight games overall. Ford, who also had 12 assists and eight boards, shot 11-of-18 from the floor for Toronto, which dropped to 0-7 on the road.
The Raptors are 3-2 at home this season. After tonight's contest, Toronto hits the road for a pair of games against the Hornets and the Mavericks.
Indiana has won four of five and five of its last seven at Toronto.
11/26 10:38:04 ET