What Domantas Sabonis' injury means for the Indiana Pacers and the Eastern Conference

Oladipo opts to sit out NBA restart in Orlando (1:29)

Paul Pierce and Chiney Ogwumike react to Victor Oladipo's announcing that he will not go to Orlando, Florida, for the NBA's restart. (1:29)

How much will the Indiana Pacers miss Domantas Sabonis if he's unable to return and play after leaving the NBA's campus to seek the treatment of a specialist for plantar fasciitis in his left foot, as first reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski?

The answer to that question might depend on the availability of the first-time All-Star's teammate, shooting guard Victor Oladipo. After initially indicating he would not play during the restart of the 2019-20 season, Oladipo has practiced with the team and played in Indiana's opening scrimmage against the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday.

How weakened will Indiana be without Sabonis and potentially Oladipo, and what impact will that have on the rest of the Eastern Conference playoff race? Let's take a look.