Sixers v. Pacers
Pacers - The Pacers won their only matchup against the Sixers this season but lost their last visit to Philadelphia. The Pacers are 65-94 all-time against the Sixers and just 29-50 in Philadelphia. Indiana has put up a strong 47-17 record but is a pedestrian 17-13 on the road this season. They are 5-1 on the road against Atlantic Division opponents. It is the first time Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen will play in Philadelphia as visitors - it is their first game against the Sixers, who drafted both players.
22.1 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 3.5 APG
George, 23, is coming off a bit of a light game by his standards scoring 12 points, dishing out four assists and grabbing three rebounds. He has been held to 13 or fewer points in three of the last four games as he's been dealing with back problems. In 12 career games against the Sixers, George is averaging 12.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game.
5.7 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 0.8 APG
Thompson, 22, put up five points and grabbed two rebounds against the Kings on Wednesday. He has not scored in double figures in his last 16 games as the Sixers are 1-15 in that stretch. The rookie has started each of the last seven games. Thompson put up 10 points and grabbed four rebounds in the Sixers loss to Indiana in November.