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Pacers eager to let their actions do talking in Game 2 against Atlanta

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    Atlanta Hawks' DeMarre Carroll reacts after hitting a basket during the second half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Indianapolis. Atlanta defeated Indiana 101-93. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)The Associated Press

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    Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel shouts at officials during the second half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Indianapolis. Atlanta defeated Indiana 101-93. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)The Associated Press

The Indiana Pacers must protect their home court Tuesday night against Atlanta to avoid falling into a 2-0 deficit in the best-of-seven first round series.

The Hawks expect Indiana to change a few things. That could include All-Star Paul George defending Atlanta point guard Jeff Teague. But they remain confident they can win a third straight game in Indy — against the Eastern Conference's top seed and NBA's best home team.

Teague has scored 53 points in his last two games against Indiana. Pacers coach Frank Vogel declined to say what other changes he has planned to deal with the Hawks' array of 3-point shooters.