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INDIANAPOLISThe Pacers now know who and when they will be playing in closing out the 2019-20 regular season in Orlando.

Here are the final 8 games of the regular season for the Pacers:

Saturday, August 1: 76ers (7:00 PM)

Monday, August 3: Wizards (4:00 PM)

Tuesday, August 4: Magic (6:00 PM)

Thursday, August 6: Suns (4:00 PM)

Saturday, August 8: Lakers (6:00 PM, TNT)

Monday, August 10: Heat (8:00 PM)

Wednesday, August 12: Rockets (4:00 PM, NBATV)

Friday, August 14: Heat (TBD)

At 39-26, the Pacers are currently in the No. 5 seed of the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

They currently have the same record with No. 6 seed Philadelphia, and are two games behind Miami for the No. 4 spot.

With homecourt no longer a benefit from getting a top-4 seed, the final 8 games of the regular season will all be about positioning for matchups come playoff time.

The Pacers have already clinched a playoff berth for a 5th straight season.

Nate McMillan’s team has reconvened in Indiana for some individual workouts before they head to Orlando in early July.

Despite testing positive for COVID-19, guard Malcolm Brogdon is expected to play in Orlando.

 

Current Eastern Conference Standings

1. Milwaukee (53-12)

2. Toronto (46-18), 6.5 games back

3. Boston (43-21), 9.5 games back

4. Miami (41-24), 12 games back

5. Indiana (39-26), 14 games back

6. Philadelphia (39-26), 14 games back

7. Brooklyn (30-34), 22.5 games back

8. Orlando (30-35), 23 games back