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- The Toronto Raptors (23-35) and Indiana Pacers (36-22) are the only opponents in the NBA this season to play three games decided by two points or less. The last time they met, the Raptors beat the Pacers in overtime 100-98 in Indy. However, the Pacers took their last visit in Toronto, spoiling the Raptors home opener 90-88, winning their third in a row at Air Canada Centre.
- Both teams are looking for a win coming off losses, the Pacers lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 99-91, on Thursday, while the Raptors lost their second in a row 103-92 to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.
- Toronto’s bench has outscored Indiana’s reserves 93-57 this season, however Danny Granger is back in the line-up and will come off the bench in only his fourth game of the season, having recovered from a knee injury.
– Duane Watson