Posted May 16, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Indiana Pacers were without starting guard George Hill in Game 5 against the New York Knicks because of a concussion. Coach Frank Vogel says Hill was hurt after a collision with Knicks center Tyson Chandler during the first half of Indiana's 93-82 victory on Tuesday. Hill finished the game and scored 26 points as the Pacers took a 3-1 lead. Hill had experienced headaches and showed concussion symptoms since and wasn't able to pass the league's concussion tests so he could play Thursday night. Vogel says Hill is day to day and won't play again until he has passed the tests. D.J. Augustin was to take the majority of Hill's minutes. The Knicks also changed their lineup, reinserting guard Pablo Prigioni after going with a bigger lineup Tuesday.

Pacers say Hill to undergo more concussion tests

Pacers guard George Hill will have another concussion test before Saturday's home playoff game. Hill missed Thursday night's game after complaining of headaches. He was diagnosed with a concussion. NBA policy requires players to pass a concussion test before returning to action. Hill did not practice Friday, and coach Frank Vogel said he had not spoken with him. Vogel said...

George Hill Cleared to Play in Game 6 of Knicks vs. Pacers

I am sure the doctors were paid handsomely for this. Breaking: George Hill has been cleared to play. — Howard Beck (@HowardBeckNYT) May 18, 2013 In statement, Pacers say Hill passed each step of the NBA’s “return-to-participation exertion protocol,” per concussion guidelines. — Howard Beck (@HowardBeckNYT) May 18, 2013 Pacers say, “During the process, George remained...

George Hill Cleared To Play In Game 6 Vs. Knicks

Indiana Pacers starting point guard, George Hill, has passed the league’s return protocol as stated in the NBA’s concussion policy and will play in Game 6 vs. the Knicks on Saturday night. According to ESPN: Indiana Pacers guard George Hill has been cleared to play Saturday night against the New York Knicks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. [...] The...

Hill not yet cleared to play for Pacers

The Indiana Pacers won't know until Saturday night whether point guard George Hill will start in Game 6 against New York. Hill participated in the team's morning shootaround, which is part of the process of passing his concussion test. But doctors had not yet cleared Hill to play. ''He just did some work today. He looked fine, but he has to do more tests this afternoon...

George Hill Starts Game 6

George Hill has been cleared to play and will start for the Indiana Pacers in Game 6 against the New York Knicks on Saturday night. Pacers coach Frank Vogel said he doesn't expect Hill, who suffered a concussion on Tuesday night and missed Thursday's Game 5, to be limited. The team released the following statement about 90 minutes prior to the tip: Over the last two days...

Pacers George Hill Ruled Out of Game 5 Against Knicks With Concussion

Tough break for the Pacers, but good news for the Knicks. Pacers guard @george_hill3 will miss tonight’s game at New York due to a concussion sustained in Game 4. — Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) May 16, 2013

Pacers lose ugly game 5 without George HIll

This game was so ugly that I don't really want to talk about it. Even Grantland did a write up of how comical it was at times (yikes). All that needs to be said is that George Hill was out with a concussion suffered against Tyson Chandler in game 5, the Pacers had to start DJ Augustin, the Pacers played horribly and missed nearly half their free throws, and the Knicks escaped...

George Hill Out For Game 5 With Concussion

George Hill was ruled out for Game 5 by the Indiana Pacers due to a concussion suffered in Game 4. The Pacers had kept Hill's injury quiet. Hill believes he suffered the injury when being hit in the head by Tyson Chandler. D.J. Augustin will start and Frank Vogel said that Paul George could even see some time at the point.

George Hill, Indiana Pacers Giving Knicks Problems With Glamorless Style

This is not a series for floral print jackets, capri pants or lens-less glasses, and it certainly is not a series for monocles. There is nothing cool or fashionable about what the Pacers are doing to the Knicks. In the fourth quarter of Game 4 on Tuesday, with the Pacers building their lead in what would become a 93-82 victory to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals...

TOK New York Knicks Game 6 All-Optimism Roundtable

After the New York Knicks inspiring (?) Game 5 victory over the Indiana Pacers, we decided at TOK to bring the optimism for tomorrow night by gathering some of the greatest Knicks minds in the blogosphere for a quick Friday roundtable. Give one reason for optimism on the Knicks taking Game 6 in Indiana Moke Hamilton, SNY TV/Sheridan Hoops - Two-fold. Without George Hill, the Pacers...

Knicks vs Pacers Game 6 Notes

By Ralph Guerrero @ralphguerrero The Pacers George Hill attended the Pacers shoot around this morning as part of the concussion testing required by the NBA.  He is listed as a game time decision.  The shoot around is just one of the tests Hill will have to pass, so, as expected, the Pacers are preparing as if he will not play and the Knicks are preparing as if he will play. ...

Pacers push around Knicks again

George Hill scored 26 points and Paul George added 18 points and 14 rebounds Tuesday night, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 93-82 victory over the New York Knicks and a 3-1 lead in the second-round series.

New York Knicks – Still Breathing, Bring On Game 6

Hooray more basketball! The New York Knicks extended at least two more days to their season with a 85-75 victory over the Indiana Pacers tonight. It was a generally ugly game, filled with a seemingly endless amount of turnovers, missed shots and missed free throws. Yet, the Knicks grabbed control early, gradually built their lead and never let the Pacers really threaten in the final...

Knicks stave off elimination and still have yet to face the real challenge that is game six in Indiana 85-75

The Knicks were able to win game five at home, they were facing elimination and obviously were not looking to be knocked out in New York. Still its a small victory because the obvious real test is the next game. A game six that has the Pacers, with a chance to avoid a very dangerous game seven for them, eliminate the Knicks from the playoffs. The Pacers will come with more intensity...
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