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The Pacers and Heat finish seeding play on Friday while preparing to face each other in the playoffs.
The teams are tied and the winner will earn the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference and home court advantage in a matchup between the two teams in the first round of the playoffs. But with no real home court to play for in the NBA bubble, both teams will likely keep their powder dry for Game 1 already scheduled for Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET on the same AdventHealth Arena floor.
As for the Heat, they will likely rest a few key players, as well. The real rivalry between these two developing teams will be in name only on Friday, set to resume for real next week.
Of course, that fourth seed would be nice to have, you know, for the mantle at home.
Where: AdventHealth Arena, Orlando, FL
When: 4:00 p.m. ET
TV: FOX Sports Indiana
Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan
Projected Starting Lineups:
Enemy view: Hot Hot Hoops
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