Found May 22, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:
Miami Heat would blowout the Indiana Pacers in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinals, and with a less than a minute remaining in the game, Pittman gives Stephenson a vicious elbow. The Heat were up by 25 points and the elbow given to Lance was deliberate and should have been a flagrant-2. It seems [...]

Video: Dexter Pittman's flagrant foul on Lance Stephenson

Here is the flagrant foul by Miami Heat's Dexter Pittman on Lance Stephenson during the closing seconds of Game 5 in Miami. This is probably revenge by the Heat and Pittman on Stephenson for Stephenson's choke gesture at LeBron James in Game 3.

NBA Playoffs: Who in the hell are you, Dexter Pittman?

I am not a very happy man right now. I’m just not. I am not sour because the Indiana Pacers were blown off the floor by the Miami Heat tonight. Did you see Indiana’s offense? I watched about five minutes of the game and couldn’t take it. Miami is the better team, and it’s obvious. But I’m still upset and here’s why. This series has had a lot of fireworks. Lance Stephenson...

Dexter Pittman clotheslines Lance Stephenson with flagrant foul (Video)

Miami Heat center Dexter Pittman committed a flagrant foul by clotheslining Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson with under 20 seconds left in Tuesday night's Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series. Pittman nailed Stephenson in the throat, and with the Heat holding a 35 point lead at the time, the play was completely uncalled for. Hopefully Pittman...

Dexter Pittman Stuns Lance Stephenson With Vicious Forearm Shiver (Video)

If you disrespect LeBron James, you get a forearm to the dome. That's a rule Dexter Pittman apparently lives by. In the closing minutes of the Heat-Pacers game, Pittman landed a forearm shiver on Lance Stephenson as the Pacer approached the basket. It was Stephenson who made a "choking" gesture toward James after the Heat star missed a foul shot earlier this series...

Dexter Pittman To Lance Stephenson: “Metta World Who?”

Indiana Pacers reserve Lance Stephenson has made a name for himself twice in his NBA career. First, in 2010, he was arrested after shoving his girlfriend down a flight of stairs and then slamming her head against the bottom step as he left the home. While that’s hard to top, he reminded us that he still exists during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, as he wrapped...

Heat's Haslem suspended for 1 game, Pittman for 3

The NBA has suspended Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem for one game and Heat forward Dexter Pittman for three games for their retaliatory flagrant fouls in Tuesday's Game 5 of their series against the Indiana Pacers. As a result, Haslem, who has been a key component of the Miami team with Chris Bosh out with an abdominal injury, will miss Game 6 against the Pacers on Thursday...

DEVELOPING: Haslem and Pittman Suspended

From Stu Jackson his own self... Miami Heat center Dexter Pittman has been suspended three games without pay for striking the neck and shoulders of Indiana guard Lance Stephenson, and Miami forward Udonis Haslem has been suspended one game without pay for striking the head and shoulders of Indiana’s Tyler Hansbrough, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice...

Udonis Haslem & Dexter Pittman flagrant fouls on Tyler Hansborough & Lance Stephenson

The second round of the playoffs are almost complete. The west is all wrapped up with the Spurs and the Thunder waiting to face off. The east are having a little tougher time wrapping their series up. Tuesday night in Miami, in game 5 between the Heat and the Indiana Pacers got a little physical. [...]

NBA suspends Haslem for 1 game and Pittman for 3 games

The Miami Heat will be without two of their players when they meet the Indiana Pacers for game 6. NBA executive vice president Stu Jackson announced that Udonis Haslem will be suspended for 1 game and Dexter Pittman will be suspended for 3 games. The league also announced that Tyler Hansbrough’s foul on Dwayane Wade was upgraded to a flagrant 2 foul from a flagrant...

Udonis Haslem's Suspension Could Have Major Impact on Heat's Chances to Close Out Pacers

The Miami Heat was handed down two suspensions for their rough play against the Pacers in Game 5. Udonis Haslem will miss one game while Dexter Pittman will miss three With the Heat ready to close out the series, how will the suspensions affect Miami? Dexter Pittman very much deserved his suspension after a clothesline to the neck in the last match. Fortunately for the Heat, Pittman...

Pacers pounded by Heat, dirty plays

To be honest, today's embarrassing 115-83 score line was more of what I had expected from this Pacers-Heat series, which now has 2-3 Indiana on the brink of elimination. What I didn't expect, however, was the dirty plays from the Heat players.Yes, the Indiana Pacers play hard. Yes, they foul hard when they have to. Yes, they like to talk tough. But everything they do is within...

Injuries, violent play the deciding factors in the Heat vs. Pacers series

Watching the game last night was as comforting as anything for a Miami Heat fan. The swinging monster of an arm by Miami Heat C Dexter Pittman to the throat of Lance Stephenson made me laugh for a  number of reasons. Firstly though, I thought it was an ugly foul. Then I remembered that earlier in the series Stephenson, an end of the bench player, made a choke sign at...
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