Found August 07, 2012 on Celtics Life:
Nice Teeth, Bro Indiana Pacers Swingman Danny Granger proclaimed his mediocre squad to be the 2nd best team in the East yesterday, essentially saying it was a two team conference with the Heat and the Pacers battling for supremacy, and then the Brooklyn Nets emerging as a threat with their new starting lineup of Williams, Lopez, Humphries, Wallace and Joe Johnson. “It’s going to be tough,” he said. “Brooklyn, they are going to be a threat. Obviously Miami is going to be there, but I think we still view ourselves as a top-2 team in the East.” Looking past the fact that the Pacers just rewarded Roy Hibbert with a Ludicrous 4 years/58 Million dollar contract, Indiana appears to be in danger of falling into Atlanta Hawks territory. Good enough to qualify for a decent seed in the East, but ultimately lacking the makeup and starpower to make any serious noise in the playoffs. Granger’s comments sound like they are coming from a player with a higher view of himself than his play ...

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