Prediction and Analysis: Pacers vs Knicks May 06, 2024

Prediction and Analysis: Pacers vs Knicks May 06, 2024

May 6, 2024


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The Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks will play on May 6 in Game 1 of the NBA Playoffs’ second round. Continue reading more articles like this for the best basketball analysis out there.


Pacers Analysis: Coming off a 22-point win

Indiana defeated the rival Bucks in the first round, however it took 6 games. The team they defeated in the regular season series is up next. This Pacers team led the league in scoring, offensive rating, and pace at the end of the year. Indiana scored 123.3 points per game on average against the Knicks defense, which gave up the second-fewest points per game. Their success was aided by having the sixth-lowest turnover percentage and the third-highest true shooting % in the league. Despite shooting 71.0% from the free throw line in the first round, this club scored 113.0 points per game. In terms of points allowed, the Pacers ranked 27th defensively. In the first round, despite Milwaukee’s lack of health in their top two scorers, they allowed 110.2 points per game.


Knicks Analysis: Jalen Brunson just scored 41 points

The Knicks visit the Eastern Conference playoffs, where they were defeated by the Heat a year prior, once more. With their offense scoring 108.3 points per game—the 4th-highest total of any team in the postseason—New York defeated an injured Sixers club in six games. Throughout the series, they made 11.8 threes and 17.5 free throws per game, shooting 44.1% from the field and 37% from outside the arc. With a point average of 1082 per game, the New York defense finished 11th out of 16 postseason teams, barely scraping by. In six games, Philadelphia shot 44.4% from the field and 37.9% from three-point range, averaging 13.5 threes and 20.7 free throws per contest.

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Indiana Pacers vs New York Knicks Game Information

Date: 05/06/2024
Time: 07:30 PM EST
Location: Madison Square Garden.
How to Watch Pacers vs Knicks: ESPN2
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