(ATLANTA, GA) - The Indiana Pacers face another must win in order to stay alive in the playoff hunt tonight as they face the Hawks in Atlanta.
The Pacers are 34-44 and are four games behind Detroit in the battle for the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff berth with four games remaining.
The magic number for elimination from the postseason for Indiana is one. The Pistons host the New Jersey Nets this evening before facing the Pacers on Saturday night at Conseco Fieldhouse.
The Hawks have taken two of three from Indiana this season.
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