Pacers lose to Grizzlies and Celtics at home in consecutive games

Argh.

I was so confident that the Indiana Pacers were going to bring their A game and topple the Boston Celtics tonight — so confident that I didn’t even post after the Pacers got blown out at home in a 104-90 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies a couple of days ago.

The Pacers played well for the first 2.5 quarters of the game, leading by double figures a couple of times, but they ran out of gas and the Celtics took over down the stretch, eventually winning 95-83.

Another home game, another loss.

They are now 13-16, but luckily they have a chance to get back on track with two games against the Washington Wizards.  If the Pacers win both games, which they should, they’ll be back at 15-16 heading into 2011.

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