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The Indiana Pacers have given the backup center duties back to Ian Mahinmi due to the importance of defense in the playoffs. If he falters, expect Jeff Pendergraph to re-assume the duties.
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BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
David West scored 24 points and Paul George had 21 points and 10
rebounds to lead Indiana past Atlanta 106-83 on Wednesday night,
taking a 3-2 playoff series lead.
This has been one of the least talked about series in the
playoffs this year. Both teams
lack any big name known outside of the United States. These teams play a solid, grind it out style that doesn’t
appeal to most casual fans.
Luckily for you, I am not a casual fan.
We will quickly run through the first three games of this
series as we prepare for game four...
The Pacers looked like they were ready to take a 3-1 series lead back to Indiana, but after going up 21-14 in the 1st quarter they allowed the Hawks to score 8-straight points to close out the quarter and take a 22-21 lead. From there, things just fell apart as Josh Smith dominated and boosted the Hawks to a 17-point halftime lead.
The Pacers would make several runs in the second...
The first round series between the Indiana Pacers and the Atlanta Hawks has so far been dominated by the home team, which is why game 5 is so pivotal. Fortunately, after two stinkers in Atlanta, the Pacers turned it up a notch and got back to the type of play in March that made people consider them a serious threat to Miami.
The final score was 106-83, and the game was blown...