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NBA postpones Chicago at Indiana Wednesday due to weather

Dec 26, 2012, 4:52 PM EST

Christmas Weather AP

There’s a blizzard hitting Indiana and specifically the Indianapolis area hard right now — up to a foot of snow had fallen as of this writing in some areas with more to come, leading to a host of traffic accidents, roads closing, shopping malls closing (on one of the busiest days of the year) and now this:

The NBA has postponed the Pacers hosting the Bulls at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The game will be rescheduled for a future date yet to be set.

This is not the first time this has happened, not even this season — the Nets home opener in their new building, against the cross-town Knicks, was postponed due to the aftermath of hurricane Sandy.

What will be interesting is to see when it is rescheduled and what the teams will look like then. The Pacers are without leading scorer Danny Granger due to a knee issue, and the Bulls are still waiting for the return of MVP Derrick Rose from ACL surgery. If either one or both are back for the rescheduled game it would change the shape of it considerably.

  1. jimeejohnson - Dec 26, 2012 at 9:28 PM

    Rockets destroyed the Bulls in Chicago last night. They need Derrick Rose in a game like that: an offensive weapon better than James Harden before injury. Harden was incredible, and the Thunder could have used him against the Heat. Harden may or may not be better than Westbrook, but Rose was better than both.

  2. hojo20 - Dec 26, 2012 at 9:42 PM

    There should be a rule that a building/stadium name cannot change so quickly.

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