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Pacers Still Seeking Playoff Berth

Last updated on Monday, March 23, 2009

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - Time is running out for the Indiana Pacers in their quest to end a three-year playoff drought.

The blue-and-gold snapped a five-game losing streak with a 103-83 win over the Charlotte Bobcats in Charlotte on Saturday night.

The Pacers are three and-a-half games behind the eighth place Chicago Bulls with eleven games remaining on the schedule. Indiana has three other teams to get past in the standings before they get to the Bulls.

Saturday night's win was a start as the Bobcats stand ninth in the east, one game behind Chicago. Milwaukee and New Jersey are tied for tenth in the conference, a game and a half behind the Bulls with Indiana tied with New York for twelfth place.

The pacers are off until Wednesday when they face the Miami Heat at Conseco Fieldhouse. Following that game, whey will take on the Bulls on Saturday afternoon at the United Center.

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