Groin shots seemed to be all the rage in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
In the first quarter, Shane Battier kneed Pacers center Roy Hibbert in the manly region on a drive to the hoop. Then with about three minutes left in the game, Heat guard Norris Cole was trying to get around David West and decide to throw a little cheap shot at the forward’s groin.
As TNT’s Steve Kerr joked, Cole caught West in the “midsection,” which is their euphemism for groin. Cole was called for an offensive foul on the play.
David West has been a key reason why the Indiana Pacers have been able to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. Still, beyond this season, West's future with the Pacers remains unclear. He has said that he'd like to re-sign with Indiana over the summer, but there are rumors that the Los Angeles Clippers -- and specifically Chris Paul -- are going to make a hard run...
Indiana Pacers forward David West sat out yesterday’s practice due to an injury to his right leg. Still, the big man is expected to suit up for Wednesday’s Game 1 matchup against the Miami Heat, according to the Associated Press.West was held out of Monday’s practice session by doctors due to what the team has termed a calf and lower leg strain. He did participate in shootaround...
Could David West be playing with the Clippers next season?
The Los Angeles Clippers appear poised to make moves this offseason in order to keep superstar point guard Chris Paul from leaving. They have already dumped coach, Vinny Del Negro and now there are whispers in NBA circles that Clippers management will make and aggressive run at Indiana Pacers power forward, David West.
Norris Cole showed us one way to get away from a tough defender – a punch right to the nuts. He legit gets elbow deep into David West‘s junk late in the 4th quarter of the Miami Heat‘s Game 1 victory over the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Big Flattop + Nut Puncher = Norris Cole.
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According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Los Angeles Clippers are reportedly interested in Pacers veteran forward, David West, who is set to be a free-agent this summer. The nine-year-veteran, who is currently averaging 15.5 points and 6.8 rebounds per game for the Pacers who are set to take on the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday, played with Chris Paul in New Orleans...
The Los Angeles Clippers are interested in signing David West this offseason.
The Clippers will have to entice West with the $5.15 million midlevel exception available to teams that are non-taxpayers.
West played with Chris Paul as members of the New Orleans Hornets.
The Indiana Pacers will be able to pay West more money to re-sign.
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...
If it wasn’t bad enough that the Indiana Pacers were on the wrong end of a heartbreaking overtime loss in the team’s Game 1 showdown with the Miami Heat on Wednesday, two of its players probably felt compelled to seek out the comforts of a bag of ice with to apply to their respective battered [...]The post David West, Roy Hibbert both victims of nutshots during loss to Heat ...
What the heck is it with shots to the family jewels lately? Don't guys still consider that region sacred? Whatever happened to the "I will not hit anyone else there because I don't want to get hit there" logic? Because the Miami Heat sure didn't follow it in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals Wednesday night!
As you can see in the GIF the first...
Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert took to his Twitter account Wednesday night to defend himself against fans’ criticism. Then on Thursday he accused Heat forward Shane Battier of dirty play.
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