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Collison has struggled running the point for the Pacers this season.
The Pacers, en route to their second straight playoff berth after years of futility, are young and still improving. But the one spot in which they've experienced mostly inconsistent production is at the point.
Indiana uses a platoon at the 1, starting Darren Collison and bringing former Spur George Hill off the bench. Collison, a marquee acquisition for the Pacers prior to last season, has struggled lately, averaging just nine points and four assists in his last 10 games—both numbers well off his career marks.
Hill has seen an uptick in his minutes of late, perhaps due to Collison's recent downturn. He's just about at his career numbers of 10 points and 2.3 assists for the season, and put up 17 and four dimes to go with seven rebounds in a recent win over the Sixers.
Still, neither of these two is a top-level point guard like Rondo. Given the strength the Pacers have on the wings (Danny Granger, Paul George) and up front (Roy Hibbert), a get like Rondo could give them a huge bump in this year's postseason.