According to CSNNE's Greg Dickerson, Pacers forward Danny Granger has re-aggrevated his knee injury, and will miss tonight's game against the Celtics.
Granger out for pacers tonight and out for up to a week
— greg dickerson (@gdickerson_csn) March 6, 2013
In past seasons, this would be a huge break for the C's. After all, from 2007-12 (5 seasons) Granger averaged an impressive 21.6 points a game for Indiana, serving as their best overall player, and one of the best scorers in the league. Unfortunately for the Celtics, that Granger is gone (at least for this year), and the Pacers have learned to not only survive - but thrive - in his absence.
Granger was shut down in training camp with 'significant patellar tendonitis' in his left knee, and did not make his season debut until February 23rd. With Granger out, Indiana began leaning on 3rd year forward Paul George more this season, and George has responded by playing at an All-Star level. The 22 year old George is among the NBA's...