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Last updated on Monday, February 4, 2013
(Indianapolis, IN) - The Indiana Pacers can build their home winning streak to 14 games by beating the visiting Chicago Bulls at Bankers Life Fieldhouse tonight.
Indiana were efficient if beating the Miami Heat for the second time this season, a 102-89 win Friday night at the Fieldhouse.
Starting point guard George Hill suffered a shoulder contusion against the Heat and is listed as day-to-day.
The Pacers are 28-19 and have remained a contender in the East without top scorer Danny Granger, who continues to increase his workload in practice and is targeting a return to live action before the all-star break starts on February 15th.
The Bulls are 29-18 overall, 14-7 away from United Center after beating the Atlanta Hawks Saturday night, 93-to-76 in Atlanta.
The Bulls are first in the Central Division and near the top of the Eastern Conference table without the services of 2011 M-V-P, Derrick Rose, who has missed the entire season with a torn ACL.
Head coach Tom Thibodeau said Rose is practicing with full mobility and that his return to game action was "imminent."
Tipoff tonight is at 7:00
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