With the playoff run-up in overdrive, the Indiana Pacers can go one of two directions — to the top of the Eastern Conference, or somewhere below Miami.
Their final destination is anyone’s guess.
With 18 games remaining in the regular season, the Pacers (47-17) have a two-game edge on Miami (44-18). They’ve led the East wire-to-wire and have, to date, maintained space between the Heat.
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