Originally Posted by plowking
In reality I do think they finish up anywhere from 3-5.
The Pacers finished 49-32. The Grizzlies and Clippers finished 4th and 5th with a 56-26 record. So Pacers would improve their record by 7+ games by switching to the better/deeper conference? Meaning they'd be playing twice as many games against those teams. The Pacers were 0-6 against the top 3 in the West, 3-7 against the top 6, and 9-9 against the top 9 (I included the Jazz because they were in the same position and right in the playoff hunt most of the season).