Quinton Ross will not play tonight, although he could return Saturday at Cleveland.
Just what a guy with a sore back needs -- defensive time against LeBron James.
Also, Erick Dampier talked for a while before the game and while he's not ready to go into details about what happened in Detroit a couple weeks ago, he did say he should be back on the court soon, as in next week, most likely.
He added that he's feeling much better.
Shawn Marion (left foot) is in the starting lineup.
Interestingly, the Pacers will have a healthy roster for the first time in the Jim O'Brien coaching era.
Mike Dunleavy is active and will make his first appearance of the season after off-season knee surgery. And Danny Granger is back and will be starting after a knee injury.