Found August 07, 2012 on
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
“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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Danny Granger believes the time has come for the Indiana Pacers to pass the Bulls in the Central Division standings. ”I think it’s ours to lose right now”, Granger told Indy Cornrows, about Indiana overtaking the division crown that the Bulls have won the past two seasons. When asked about the reigning title holders, Granger said “it’s hard to say” what to expect...
The last wish of 12-year-old Lee Eddins, who has leukemia, was to see Hibbert play in an NBA game. Sadly, Eddins is not expected to live much longer, so Hibbert instead will visit him.
Danny Granger believes the Pacers are the second best team in the Eastern Conference.
The Indiana Pacers were the surprise of the Eastern Conference. Maybe not because they reached the Playoffs for the second straight year or because they jumped from eighth to third in the Eastern Conference. It might have been more because they became a top defensive team and pushed the Heat in the second round or because they did it all without a bona fide superstar.
Steve Aschburner, nba.com:Ray Allen and Danny Granger haven’t had much in common throughout their NBA careers, other than an uncanny ability to occasionally get blistering hot as shooters and go on improbable scoring jags.
Now they share something else: A view that the Boston Celtics aren’t all that.
Brooklyn, Boston, New York and the Pacers are expected to be in the mix for...
Credit: Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE
It’s rare that you find anything other than Sacramento King news here at A Royal Pain – but every once in a while, a story deserves the attention from the masses and this happens to be one of those.
Sacramento native Lee Eddins, 12, is a huge basketball fan but more importantly, a bigger fan of Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert. Eddins, who has...