Clippers-Pacers open thread

Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE

The Clippers face the Pacers for the first time this season in a battle of up-and-coming teams. But Indiana will be without suspended center Roy Hibbert which should help L.A.'s cause.

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Probable Starters
Chris Paul PG George Hill
Chauncey Billups SG Lance Stephenson
Caron Butler SF Paul George
Blake Griffin PF David West
DeAndre Jordan C Ian Mahinmi
Advanced Stats through games of Feb. 27
91.8 (15th of 30) Pace 89.8 (26th of 30)
109.3 (7th of 30) ORtg 103.5 (21st of 30)
102.2 (5th of 30) DRtg 98.6 (1st of 30)
Injuries/Suspensions/Other
Eric Bledsoe (calf) DTD
Roy Hibbert (suspended by league) out
Trey Thompkins (knee) out
None

The Clippers will try to establish Griffin and Jordan inside in Hibbert's absence, but they'll also need a big game from Chris Paul, something they haven't gotten since before the All Star break.

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