ORLANDO, Fla. - 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.
The Pacers tweeted their Playoffs schedule after the game Wednesday evening:
Playoffs 1st Round schedule: Gm 1: Sat 4/19 at IND - 7p Gm 2: Tue 4/22 at IND - 7p Gm 3: Thu 4/24 at ATL - 7p Gm 4: Sat 4/26 at ATL - 2p— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) April 17, 2014
Playoffs 1st Round schedule (if necessary games): Gm 5: Mon 4/28 at IND - 8p Gm 6: Thu 5/1 at ATL - TBD Gm 7: Sat 5/3 at IND - TBD— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) April 17, 2014