Well it seems the opening salvos has been fired in what is sure to be a highly physical and competitive Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers. After eliminating the New York Knicks from the playoffs last night, Pacers head coach Frank Vogel made reference to the defending champs as “just the team” in his postgame remarks. Well, according to a story...
Pacers Guard Lance Stephenson(Photo: Spurlock/USA Today)
The Indiana Pacers. The Eastern Conference Finals.
Who would have thought?
We knew they’d be back…some year.
But at the beginning of the 2012-2013 season? After losing their best shooter, Danny Granger, who would have thought it would be this year?
Anyone who watched them in the playoffs. That’s who.
Because the Pacers...
The Pacers knocked off the Knicks six games to move on to the Eastern Conference finals. Now it’s off to South Beach to face off against the Miami Heat with the first game set for Wednesday, May 22. The Heat will have had almost a week off since ending their last series against the Chicago Bulls in 5 games. The Pacers play team ball and have a true young center in Roy Hibbert....
When you think of New York Newspapers, the NYDN is likely not the first or even second paper on your list. The Times and the Post have fought for that top spot for an awful long time now, so maybe it’s not surprising that sometimes the NYDN feels the need to push the envelope, generate a little controversy, and get some eyeballs to their pages. How else, then, do you explain...
The Indiana Pacers needed a career-high game from Lance Stephenson to take down the New York Knicks in Game 6.
Stephenson chipped in 25 points on Saturday as the Pacers walked away with a hard fought 106-99 win to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.
Stephenson also secured 10 rebounds while Paul George contributed 23 points to the Pacers’ collection plate.
Lance Stephenson might have been the catalyst in Saturday night's Game 6 series clincher over the New York Knicks but it was Roy Hibbert's emphatic late-game rejection of a Carmelo Anthony dunk that represented how much the bigger, stronger Indiana Pacers dominated the Knicks under the basket throughout the series.
After the Knicks had taken a 92-90 lead on J.R. Smith’s...
Prior to last night’s Game 6 contest against the New York Knicks, the Indiana Pacers cleared point guard George Hill to return from the concussion he suffered in Game 4.Coach Vogel confirms that @george_hill3 will start in tonight's game with no limitations. twitter.com/Pacers/status/…— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) May 18, 2013Hill missed Game 5 as a result of the concussion...
Indiana Pacers’ Roy Hibbert came away with the huge block on New York Knicks forward Carmello Anthony during the 4th quarter of Saturday night’s Game 6. Melo appeared to have the clear path to an easy slam after spinning on Paul George. However, the 7’2” Hibbert came over from his help position to stuff Melo, and give the Pacers momentum before the game’s final push, which...
The Indiana Pacers closed out the New York Knicks in Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Semis with a 106-99 victory in Indiana. The highlight of the game was Pacers center Roy Hibbert stopping Carmelo Anthony‘s dunk with this impressive dunk. The post Roy Hibbert Delivers Monster Block On Carmelo Anthony appeared first on Ride The Pine.
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Referee Ken Mauer threw up an awkward and terrible jump ball during the second quarter of Game 6 between the Knicks and Pacers on Saturday night. Watch as the ball is quickly and unexpectedly released from Mauer’s hands to Amar’e Stoudemire and D.J. Augustin.
Indiana Pacers guard George Hill has been cleared to play Saturday night against the New York Knicks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Hill missed Game 5 on Thursday night in New York because of a concussion.
The Pacers released a statement about 1 1/2 hours before the scheduled tipoff saying Hill passed the NBA's return protocol as part of the league'...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago
Pacers guard George Hill will have another concussion test before Saturday's home playoff game.
Hill missed Thursday night's game after complaining of headaches. He was diagnosed with a concussion. NBA policy requires players to pass a concussion test before returning to action. Hill did not practice Friday, and coach Frank Vogel said he had not spoken with him. Vogel said...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago
Frustrations are usually at a high after a playoff loss, especially when you play as putrid as the Indiana Pacers did against the Knicks last night in game five of the Eastern Semi-Finals. Pacers center Roy Hibbert clearly thought his team lacked toughness, and held no punches about it.
Hibbert, while apologizing to the women in the room, had this to say about the Pacers performance...
After missing Game 5, Pacers guard George Hill could very well miss the remainder of the team's series against the Knicks if he cannot pass the NBA's concussion tests.
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