• Pacers rest 3 starters, cruise past Magic 101-86

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    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) (AP)

    ong> - Rasual Butler and Chris Copeland each scored 19 points as the Indiana Pacers rested their key players and cruised to a 101-86 victory over the Orlando Magic in the regular-season finale for both teams.
     
       The Eastern Conference's top seed ended the season winning three of four to shake off a nasty late-season slump. The Pacers will open the playoffs against eighth-seed Atlanta.
     
       Indiana held out Paul George, Lance Stephenson and David West against the Magic. Also getting the night off was reserve Ian Mahinmi.
     
       Maurice Harkless led the Magic with 14 points, and E'Twaun Moore added 13.
     
       Orlando ended the season losing 16 of their last 20, with the fifth-worst record in franchise history.


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