Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks is the third match in today’s scrimmage lineup. Here we look at the preview, teams news and where you can watch the match.
Both the teams have come out on top in their first scrimmage game. Indiana Pacers won against Portland Trail Blazers in a close tie (91-88). Whereas the Mavericks upset Lakers in a tough fight with a scoreline (108-104).
The two teams are high on confidence after their first encounter, especially the Dallas Mavericks. The match will be of standard timing (48 minutes), the opening scrimmage for every team was of 40 minutes.
Both the Pacers and the Mavericks have a lot riding on the seeding games, and hence they would be hoping to get their team combination and tactics right going into the Bubble restart
Where to watch Indiana Pacers vs Dallas Mavericks Scrimmage on TV and Online?
The game is scheduled at 4:00 PM (ET) and can be watched on the following platforms:
- NBA League Pass
- NBA TV
- Live stream on Fubo.tv
- Live Stream on Pacers.com and Mavs.com
- TV: NBC Sports Northwest
Pacers vs Mavericks Scrimmage Preview
Dallas Mavericks win against the Western Conference table topper will give the players a must needed boost ahead of the seeding games. They were down in the first two quarters but the individual brilliance of Seth curry made it possible for Dallas to outplay Lakers in the next two quarters. Seth Curry scored a total of 23 points with one rebound to his name.
Now, while the Lakers were not playing to their full strength, the Mavs will be happy with the momentum that they have on their side now. They will hoping to carry that into the next two Scrimmage games and ultimately into the seeding games.
Dallas Mavericks will go into the game as the favorites, as they have registered a win against a title contending team.
Pacers Aaron Holiday and TJ Leaf were in good shape in the first game as they scored 16 points and 11 points respectively. Pacers and Dallas having similar-looking records in the 2019-20 NBA season. The game will be a close one.
Pacers are placed at No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference (39-26) whereas Dallas Mavericks (40-27) is the No. 7 seed team in the Western Conference.
Team News for Dallas Mavericks
Dwight Powell, Jalen Brunson, Courtney Lee, and Willie Cauley-Stein will not be available for today’s scrimmage.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Trey Burke have been working on their fitness and conditioning and might get some playing minutes in today’s game. Luka Doncic has a lot of tricks up his sleeve and he’ll be wanting to get into his zone from tonight.
They missed the first game against Lakers due to injury concerns. The rest of the team is healthy and fit for today’s match.
Tim Hardaway Jr.
Team News for Indiana Pacers
Myles Turner, Jeremy Lamb, and Goga Bitadze missed the first scrimmage and are doubtful for this game too.
They might get some playing time if Nate McMillan allows them in today’s match. Domantas Sabonis will not be available for today’s match as he has left the bubble for his injury treatment.