NBA playoffs preview: Can stumbling Pacers handle Hawks?

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Roy Hibbert's ability to stay on the floor and weather his recent slump could decide this East series.

Roy Hibbert's ability to stay on the floor and weather his recent slump could decide this East series.

Pacers in five. Indiana won't take Atlanta lightly considering its recent struggles and tough matchups in the past. The Hawks are likely to win a game in Atlanta, where they've dominated the Pacers in recent years, but Paul George and Co. will be looking to make a statement early and prove they're capable of holding up their end of the bargain of a conference finals rematch.