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Pacers Go For 16th Straight Home Win Tonight Against Raptors

Last updated on Friday, February 8, 2013

(Indianapolis, IN) - The Indiana Pacers can make it sixteen consecutive home wins by beating the Toronto Raptors at Bankers Life Fieldhouse tonight.

The Raptors are one of the three teams to leave Indianapolis with a win this season, a 74-72 decision over the Pacers on November 13th.

Indiana concluded a "three-games in three-nights" stretch on Wednesday, defeating the Philadelphia 76rs 88-69 on-the-road.

The Blue and Gold are on a five game overall winning streak and hold the third best record in the Eastern Conference at 31-19.

The Raptors are 17-32 overall, 5-19 on the road, and lost to the Boston Celtics Wednesday night, 99-95 at Air Canada Center in Toronto.

The Raptors were upgraded with the return of starting center, Andrea Bargnani, following a 26 game absence with an elbow injury.

Bargnani has a 16 points-per-game average this season and had combined for 22 points against the Pacers in their two meetings this season.

Tipoff tonight is at 7:00.

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