Sunday , Mar , 22 , 2009 C.Y. Ellis

Could Ford-Jack Beef Cause Problems for Pacers?

Indiana guards T.J. Ford and Jarrett Jack had to be separated during Friday’s loss to Dallas, and the incident may have been a long time coming.

The argument, which came after Ford attempted shots on three straight possessions, ended with Pacers coach Jim O’Brien sending Jack to the locker room and benching Ford for more than 12 minutes of game action.

Mike Wells of the Indianapolis Star reported on Saturday morning that the situation had been "brewing" for some time between the pair.