The Indiana Pacers are in the midst of an NBA rarity. On Wednesday night the team will play its third game in three days, a statistical quirk that hasn’t happened in the NBA this year and usually is only a feature of lockout-shortened seasons. The workload would be a damning thing for most teams, but the Pacers appear to be thriving. When they take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night, the team will attempt to sweep the triptych and win its fifth game overall. If the struggling Chicago Bulls lose to Denver on Thursday, the Pacers will boast a 1.5 game lead over Chicago in the Central, despite not featuring scorer Danny Granger all season.
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