Nuggets: Gary Harris, who grew up in Fishers, Ind., about 20 miles outside Indianapolis, returns home playing some of the best basketball of his career. The third-year guard is averaging 19.6 points and shooting 53.3 percent from the floor and 44.4 percent from 3-point range in his last eight games. Harris was looking forward to spending time with friends and family when the Nuggets landed in Indianapolis on Thursday afternoon. “I’m definitely going home as soon as we touch down,” Harris said. “I can’t wait.” … Wilson Chandler returned from a fourgame absence to score 18 points in Wednesday’s win over the Cavaliers. He had a team-high plus-minus of plus-21 in 40 minutes. Pacers: Indiana entered play Thursday as the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference playoff race, but the Pacers were only one game behind Atlanta for the No. 5 seed. … The Pacers are giving up 98.8 points per game since the all-star break, the second-best mark in the NBA. … Indiana will wear its “Hickory” uniforms, inspired by the movie “Hoosiers,” for the fifth time this season. The Pacers are 2-2 this season when wearing the uniforms, which are designed to celebrate significant moments in the state’s basketball history. … The Pacers are 12-5 when point guard Jeff Teague finishes with 10 or more assists.