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Danny Granger scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the Indiana Pacers Game 1 loss to the Dwight Howard-less Orlando Magic on Saturday, which really isn't all that terrible. He did have five turnovers however, missed 13 shots overall, and clanked a couple free throws late to cap off a personally awful fourth quarter which led directly to his team losing though which kind of is terrible.
On Sunday, Granger did speak up and take responsibility for his poor fourth quarter performance which is really all you can ask from the guy at this point.
Those comments first from the following update by Pacers beat-man Mike Wells to his Sullia Account:
Danny Granger had a brutal fourth quarter. His line the final quarter was: 0 for 3, zero points, three rebounds and two turnovers. He also clanked two free throws late. "Real tough," Granger said. "I can't remember the last time I missed two free throws. I closed out a lot of games in my career. It happens."...
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This was a gimme first round, right? Not so fast.The Dwight Howard-less Orlando Magic just stunned the Indiana Pacers 81-77 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. There were lots of things being tossed around before the start of the series. The first was that the Pacers were going to win, and win convincingly without the most dominant center in the league playing for their...
David West talks about his disappointment with Game 1, Indiana's strong response in the third quarter, he tries to explain why it takes until the third quarter for the team to get rolling, his passion setting a ton for his teammates and why Indiana still needs to play with a sense of urgency.
David West had 18 points and 11 rebounds to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Orlando Magic 93-78 on Monday night and even the Eastern Conference first-round series at one game apiece.
Danny Granger and George Hill each added 18 points and Paul George had 17 points and eight rebounds for Indiana.
Glen Davis led the Magic with 18 points and 10 rebounds, but he shot 5 for 16 from...
The first-round playoff series between the Orlando Magic and the Indiana Pacers looked like a cake walk for the folks in Indiana.However, the Magic put together a victory in game one and provided us with one of the best celebrations of the playoffs.Keep an eye on Orlando guard Chris Duhon's celebration after Orlando's Glen Davis caused a travel on Indiana's Danny Granger:
The entire game consisted of runs, dry spells for each side, and solid ballhandling without (22 combines turnovers between both teams). The difference became that at the right times, both leading up to the end of the 1st half, and in the 2nd half, the Orlando Magic hit their shots at the right times to beat the Pacers and take a 1-0 series lead.
As Mike Wells of the...
You didn't think it would be that easy, did you? The Magic's upset bid took an expected turn as the Pacers evened the series up with a win in Game Two. What was unexpected was how Indiana ramped up its intensity in the third quarter and took the game right at Orlando. To be sure, the Magic's margin for error was too small to withstand that 30-13 third quarter. The Magic...
Tune into FOX Sports Florida at 7 p.m. to watch the Orlando Magic take on the Indiana Pacers. NBA Magic territory.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- It's a good thing Pacers coach Frank Vogel warned his team to ignore the experts.
Indiana entered its first-round Eastern Conference playoff series heavily favored, yet the Pacers surrendered home-court advantage in an 81-77 loss on Saturday...
Through two games of their opening-round playoff series, the Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic have both had moments to laud and lament.
Minus Dwight Howard, the Magic owned the underdog tag and successfully stole home-court advantage with a win in Game 1. Then the Pacers were able to brush off a woeful finish in that loss, regroup, and use all their personnel advantages down the...
In a tightly contested game that saw 17 lead changes, the Orlando Magic took a 1-0 series lead by beating the Indiana Pacers 81-77 on Saturday night.
Saturday in the Orlando Magic’s surprise win over the Indiana Pacers, Pacers forward Danny Granger was whistled for a travel call in the final seconds of the fourth quarter, securing the victory for Orlando. Magic reserve guard Chris Duhon celebrated the call in interesting fashion: Nice to see that the Magic players are still having [...]