Feb 26 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers center Roy HIbbert (55) and forward Danny Granger (33) block out Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli (31) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Indiana defeats Golden State 108-97. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Danny Granger to officially play on Friday night

There has been much speculation on when Pacers’ forward Danny Granger will play this season. According to head coach Frank Vogel, Granger will officially play tomorrow night.  This was reported by Scott Agness of Pacers.com.

With Granger coming back, this is good news for the Pacers who suffered a loss to the Miami Heat 97-94 on Wednesday night. When Granger comes back the Pacers will be taking on the Houston Rockets, a team who at 17-9 likes to push the ball up the court.

Paul George and Lance Stephenson will both be relieved as Granger also provides a scoring threat on the court but don’t expect him to score early and often. Granger will only be playing 15-20 minutes so his playing time will be monitored throughout the game.

In his career, Granger has improved as a player every year since coming out of New Mexico in 2005. Over his career, he is averaging 18.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game.

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