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After a random night off, which are becoming normal in this year’s playoff schedule, the NBA Playoffs resume tonight. The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers meet for Game 2, as the Pacers try to recover from a heartbreaking loss in overtime of Game 1. The Pacers seemed destined to win Game 1 when Paul George hit a leaning, off-balance three pointer at the buzzer to send the game to overtime. A win looked even more in the cards, when a phantom foul call was made on Dwyane Wade against George, and George sank three free throws with 2.2 second remaining to put the Pacers up 1. But then, Frank Vogel had a brain fart, leaving his huge 7’2 Roy Hibbert on the bench. Then George made matters worse when he completely overcommitted on LeBron James, giving him a free path to the basket and the game winning layup. Prior to this series, some pundits were predicting Heat in 5, which I thought to be total nonsense. The Pacers have clear matchup advantages with David West and Hibbert, and they exploited those nicely in Game 1. However, West needs to do a better job of staying out of foul trouble as that hampered him in the second half. I think [...]
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The Indiana Pacers evened their Eastern Conference finals series with the Miami Heat Friday night with a 97-93 victory in Game 2. Pacers forward/guard Paul George, who scored 22 points and had six assists, credits playing as a team and not relying on one guy for the win. “Take nothing away from their
Paul George absolutely annihilated Miami Heat forward Chris Andersen with a dunk late in the third quarter of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.
The Indiana Pacers forward was being guarded by LeBron James with about 10 seconds left in the quarter. He went left, blew by James, and then took off and dunked over Birdman with a spectacular throwdown.
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First, we had Shane Battier kicking Roy Hibbert in the groin during a dunk attempt and now, we have video of Heat guard Norris Cole getting handsy with David West.
Watch as Cole tries to turn the corner in the 4th quarter of game one as delivers a very subtle groin punch:
Cole cops a feel on West [@CJZero]
photo via CJZero
Wednesday night game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals went down between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers. The game went into overtime after Pacers Paul George tied it up by hitting a three pointer with .07 left in regulation. But ultimately too much LeBron proved to be the case as he hit the game winning shot in OT to secure a Heat victory, 103-102.
The Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat gave fans a heck of show in Game One of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night with a clutch shot to send it to overtime and another one to win it in OT. Miami may have won the game thanks to LeBron James doing what he does best, but they didn't win one game.
The fashion game.
That honor goes to the Indiana Pacers courtesy of the...
After a Game 2 win and one possession away in Game 1 from being up 2-0 in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat, the Indiana Pacers’ “Big Five”confidence is sky high heading back to Indiana for Games 3 & 4.
According to ESPN:
“We’re not going to back down,” Roy Hibbert declared. “They could be the champs, but we’re coming for them.”
Indiana Pacers guard Paul George delivered in a big way during Game 1 against the Miami Heat. With LeBron James right in his face and his team down by three with a little under a second remaining, George still found a way to sink the deep three.
Game 2: Indiana Pacers 97, Miami Heat 93. Not the best night to be a mohawk wearing big man in Miami. Speaking of Birds, Larry sure did a fine job building the Pacers. Paul George is a star and Larry got him at #10 in the draft. Roy Hibbert was drafted at #17 (Yes I know Toronto technically drafted him, just like Boston technically drafted Jeff Green and the Suns technically drafted...
Paul George three for the Pacers forces OT last night.....
..... Then, LeBron James drives by George and connects with the left-handed layup in the final second of Overtime to take Game...
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After a month of some of the most compelling playoff action basketball fans have seen in a while, the fight card for the Eastern Conference Finals is in. While the two clubs vying for the ticket to the big show have each proven themselves over the course of the postseason, the reigning champion Miami Heat are still wildly regarded as NBA betting favorites.
That’s not to say, however...
It was an instant classic. A game for the ages and any other terms to describe the epic battle between the Pacers and Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals and at the center of t all was Paul George and Lebron James.
George and James clashed throughout Game 1 and provided fans with some great memories. From George's clutch three-pointer to force overtime to James...
What happened: The Game 1 blues almost got Miami again.
The Heat, who suffered an unexpected loss to Chicago in the opener of their previous series, nearly met the same fate Wednesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. But they came back from three points down in overtime to defeat Indiana 103-102 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Forward LeBron James made a driving...
Paul George shooting over Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. (Credit)
As a New York Knicks fan and a basketball fan, I’m constantly haunted by the 2009 Western Conference Finals. If you don’t remember, that’s the series where Denver nearly stole Game 1 in Los Angeles and then actually won Game 2, leaving everyone involved thinking “holy crap, Carmelo Anthony is making the leap...
In the picture below, you’ll see someone’s head about an inch from LeBron James’ ass as he soars through the air for a game-winning lay-up in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. That’s Paul George of the Indiana Pacers. He had his ankles broken, his legs, both of his arms and most of his neck. It’s not even fair.- Follow us on Twitter @withleather - Follow me personally...