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That scuffle between the Warriors and Pacers in February, for all the wrong reasons, was one of the more enjoyable moments of Golden State’s season thus far. To jog your memory, Roy Hibbert and David Lee got involved in a shoving contest, Hibbert went Incredible Hulk on Steph Curry, and Mychal Thomspon clowned his son.
For their efforts in igniting the fracas, Lee and Hibbert were both suspended one game. Since then there’s been no love lost between the two. They can’t even exchange well wishes over social media without saying how much they hate each other. Here’s their encounter on Twitter after it was announced Lee would miss the rest of the playoffs with a torn hip flexor:
I really don’t like @dlee042 but I really hope he has a speedy recovery. Hate to see guys get get hurt or injured.
— Roy Hibbert (@Hoya2aPacer) April 22, 2013
@hoya2apacer Good to know our dislike is mutual, that being said I appreciate the tweet Roy!
— David Lee (@Dlee042) April 22, 2013
Glad these two coul...
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After the Warriors David Lee's hip injury knocked him out of the playoffs, Pacers center Roy Hibbert offered his support ... in a really backhanded sort of way.
David Lee reportedly suffered a torn hip flexor against the Nuggets on Saturday and will miss the remainder of the postseason.
David Lee left the Warriors’ playoff opening loss to the Nuggets on Saturday with an apparent leg injury in the fourth quarter. Lee had trouble running back up the court after falling awkwardly on his right leg under the basket.
The Warriors said he suffered a right hip flexor strain. He didn’t return to the game and finished with 10 points on 4-of-14 shooting and 14 rebounds...
Roy Hibbert took to Twitter Monday morning to express his dislike for David Lee, but to also wish him a speedy recovery as he will miss the remainder of the playoffs with a torn right hip flexor. Lee & Hibbert were involved in a shoving match in February while fighting for rebounding position and resulted in a mini-brawl between the Indiana Pacers and Golden State Warriors...
David Lee waiting eight years to play in his first playoff game. And for now that’s all he’ll play in.
The Warriors announced on Sunday their all-star forward is done for the rest of the playoffs after it was revealed he suffered a torn right hip flexor.
Lee came out of Saturday’s Game 1 early in the fourth quarter after taking an awkward fall under the basket. He could barely...
For the Golden State Warriors success is not something they are used to. In the last 19 seasons the team has made the post season one other time, in the '06-07 season. Otherwise you have to look back to the 1993-94 campaign--when Chris Webber was Rookie of the Year.
After a solid season this year the Warriors were looking to take advantage of a Nuggets team that had been hit...
Warriors’ David Lee went down early in the fourth quarter after he drove to the basket, was fouled by JaVale McGee, and landed awkwardly. After writhing in pain and grabbing his right thigh, Lee was able to knock down two free throws but was then forced to leave his first career playoff game as it appeared he couldn’t even walk on his own.
According to Marcus Thompson, Contra...
Tweet In game one of the NBA Playoffs between the Golden State Warriors and the Denver Nuggets, Warriors forward David Lee went down with an apparent leg injury early in the fourth quarter, seen here: Now, CBSSports.com NBA Insider Ken Berg is reporting that Lee will be out for the rest of the season with [...]
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Tweet They say the intensity picks up in the playoffs, and apparently Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert got the memo. Unfortunately, Ivan Johnson from the Hawks didn’t, and the result wasn’t pretty: Now that wasn’t nice at all. Gotta love the NBA Playoffs. -ALR
When the Golden State Warriors lost David Lee for the duration of the post season it would have been easy to dismiss the Warriors from having any hope of moving forward. They are a good team, but good enough to overcome losing such an important piece of the puzzle? Many would say no.
And they would all be wrong.
The Warriors more than picked up the slack with Lee being...
Sometimes, NBA players just need to learn how to get out of the way and Hawks reserve forward Ivan Johnson will probably learn his lesson after he got posterized by Pacers center Roy Hibbert.
It happened in the first quarter of play in game two of the Pacers/Atlanta Hawks series and well, I’ll let the dunk do the rest of the talking:
Hibbert throws down monster dunk on Ivan...
Pacers Roy Hibbert put Hawks Ivan Johnson on a poster during the first half of Game 2 in Indiana on Wednesday night. Hibbert elevated for the one-handed power slam as Johnson attempted to draw a charge – but instead got called for the foul and was put on a nasty poster:
The Pacers are putting on a dunk show in Indiana on Wednesday night. After Roy Hibbert demolished Ivan Johnson, Gerald Green one-upped his teammate with a driving dunk all over Josh Smith, which may be the best dunk of the playoffs thus far: