The race for the Eastern Conference’s No. 1 seed comes down to six games for the Indiana Pacers, four of which take place away from home.
In the case of the two-time defending champion Miami Heat, five of their final eight regular-season games play out on the Heat’s home floor.
Scheduling discrepancy aside, it’s risky to prematurely award Miami the top seed —especially within earshot of Pacers’ head coach Frank Vogel.
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