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Pacers to Host Bulls Dec. 16 in Preseason Opener
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers will open the preseason hosting the Chicago Bulls in a rematch of the first-round playoff series.

The game will be Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at Conseco Fieldhouse.

It will be the first chance for fans to see Indianapolis native George Hill in a Pacers uniform since he was traded to Indiana on draft day.

The Pacers announced on Tuesday that all proceeds will go to the United Way of Central Indiana. Tickets will cost $10, and be sold exclusively through the United Way of Central Indiana Web site from Dec. 9-11.

Indiana will travel to Chicago to play the Bulls on Dec. 20.

Chicago won last year's playoff series 4-1.

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