The 2nd round matchup between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers has not begun yet but words are already being fired. There is no question that the Heat are the favorites to win the series. So it should come to no shock that Pacers head coach Frank Vogel would try to get any type of advantage he can.
On Thursday Vogel told the Indianapolis reporters that the Heat are the biggest floppers in the NBA. Here are the quotes thanks to the Indianapolis Star.
“They are the biggest flopping team in the NBA,” Vogel said. “It’ll be very interesting to see how the referees officiate the series and how much flopping they reward.”
The Heat, who eliminated the New York Knicks on Wednesday, were fourth in the league in points allowed and fifth in the league in field goal percentage defense during the regular season. They like to swarm to the ball when it’s in the paint.
“Every drive to the basket, they have guys not making a play on the ball,” Vogel said, “but sliding in front of drivers. Of...