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The Indiana Pacers turned in their best shooting performance of the season in their last game.
A similar effort could be on tap Friday night when they visit a Cleveland Cavaliers team that has lost five straight and struggled on defense all season.
Indiana (14-12) shot a season-high 51.3 percent Wednesday to cruise to a 104-84 home victory over Utah. The Pacers hadn't topped 50 percent this season.
Gerald Green scored a season-best 21 points and George Hill and Paul George each added 20. George also grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds.
"I think we trusted passing more than we have all season and that's what coach (Frank Vogel) has been preaching all year long," Hill said. "If we can believe in each other, trust in each other, try to create a shot for each other rather than for yourself all the time, we can have great offensive nights like we did tonight."
Finding the range against Cleveland (5-22) should not be difficult. The Cavaliers are last in the NB...
BEST OF MAXIM
Sometimes athletes do stuff that just leave the commentators in awe like they were fans watching the game themselves. Indiana Pacers guard Gerald Green did just that tonight against the Utah Jazz. Green started from behind the arc and took off full speed towards the hoop, he then elevated and laid down a nasty, just nasty dunk. A dunk so good the announcers had nothing to sayâ€...
It's all starting to come together for Gerald Green and the Indiana Pacers.
Green scored a season-high 21 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Utah Jazz 104-84 on Wednesday night.
Paul George had 20 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks, and George Hill also scored 20 and had five assists for the Pacers, who matched their largest victory margin of the season and won for...
Is it just me, or does Gerald Green stay in the air for a ridiculously long time? The dunk helped the Pacers knock off the Jazz 104-84. If you somehow forgot, it is absolutely confirmed that Gerald Green has hops for days, for example you could click on this LINK.
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We're alive, yay!
The Indiana Pacers celebrated the passing of the Mayan doomsday prophecy by beating the Cavs in Cleveland, 99-89.
Not much to say except that I thought the Cavs were going to be more competitive than they were, having previously been routed by the Pacers in Indiana not that long ago. But then again, I didn't expect them to be missing NBA rebounding...
Figured I would knock out 2 videos with one stone here.Â The first one is my man James Harden tossing a pass to Greg Smith between the legs of Philadelphia center Spencer Hawes and giving him some wobbly legs.
The second video is Indiana Pacers guard Gerald Green throwing down one of the more high flying dunks of the year in the NBA over top of Earl Watson of the Utah Jazz.Â...
Roy Hibbert scored 18 points and Lance Stephenson added a season-high 16 to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 99-89 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who lost their sixth straight game Friday night.
Hibbert didn't have to deal with injured Cavs center Anderson Varejao, the NBA's leading rebounder. Varejao missed his second game in a row with a bruised right knee.
Count me as one of the surprised.
Perhaps sensing that the world is about to end, the Indiana Pacers played one of their best games of the season by thumping the Utah Jazz 104-84 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse last night. The game wasn't even as close as the score suggests, as the Pacers had a 22-point lead at the half and wasn't threatened for the remainder of the game....
Yawn. Boring old dunk for Gerald Green. Just doing what he does and what he does is a lot better than most people. Â Still baffled that he hasn't won slam dunk contests with his "Cupcake" dunk and the no shoes dunk. Â At least Dr. J understood the shoeless dunk. Most fans will never understand.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Roy Hibbert scored 18 points and Lance Stephenson added a season-high 16 to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 99-89 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who lost their sixth straight game Friday night.
Hibbert didn't have to deal with injured Cavs center Anderson Varejao, the NBA's leading rebounder. Varejao missed his second game in a row with a bruised right...
At one point, this game was actually close. the Cavs went into halftime with the slimmest of leads, 45-44. After halftime, the bottom fell out of defense. Indiana dropped 33 points in the third period and Cleveland could never recover. Roy Hibbert (18 points) and David West (15 points) killed the Cavs inside (Anderson Varejao was sorely missed). On the other end, Cleveland shot aÂ dismal...
There are few players in the NBA that have the athleticism of Indiana Pacers forward Gerald Green and during last night's game against the Utah Jazz, he showed his insane leaping ability.Watch as he flies to the basket and throws down a video-game like dunk at Bankers Life Fieldhouse:
This isnt getting any easier to type, but the Cavaliers just keep losing. Theyve now dropped five straight following Wednesdays loss in Boston -- and 10 of their last 11. Worse, Anderson Varejao is expected to miss Fridays home game against Indiana with a sore knee. Meanwhile, the gritty Pacers are finding a way to stay relevant without injured forward Danny Granger...