Sabonis (ankle) has been upgraded to available to play for Wednesday's regular season finale against the Hawks. Sabonis was among the group of key players that was initially listed as out for Wednesday's game, but the latest injury report shows the big man as available. However, given that this is still a meaningless game for the Pacers, Sabonis likely won't take on a full workload Wednesday night.
Sabonis will sit out Wednesday's game against the Hawks. The Pacers are resting key players Wednesday, and Sabonis is no exception. In his place, Doug McDermott, T.J. Leaf and Kyle O'Quinn should see extra minutes.
Sabonis finished with 17 points (8-12 FG, 1-2 FT), 12 rebounds, and three assists over 31 minutes in the Pacers' loss to the Nets on Sunday. Sabonis turned in a solid performance on Sunday, scoring an efficient 17 points and pulling down 12 boards. It was his third double-double in the last four games.
Sabonis registered 15 points (7-12 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-1 FT), 13 rebounds, two assists and a steal over 27 minutes Wednesday against the Pistons. Sabonis knocked down 58.3 percent of his field goals and secured his second consecutive double-double in a 108-89 victory. The 22-year-old continues to be a valuable reserve for the Pacers and will need to post solid contributions in the postseason if the Pacers expect to make it out of the First Round.
Sabonis contributed 18 points (8-10 FG, 2-2 FT), 12 rebounds and three assists in 23 minutes during Monday's win over Detroit. Although he wasn't able to add anything on the defensive end, Sabonis provided his usual efficient offense while generating his fourth double-double in his past seven games. Sabonis has emerged as one of the best sixth men in the NBA during his third season. In just 24.8 minutes per game across 70 appearances, the Gonzaga product is averaging 14.0 points, 9.2 rbounds and 2.9 assists per game -- all of which are career-highs.
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