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Pacers Assistant Coach Brian Shaw: “Ball don’t lie.”(Photo: hoopsfix.com)
It was game two of the Eastern Conference Finals. Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw, unhappy with the ruling of the officials, sat on the bench repeating these words…
“Ball don’t lie.”
And loud enough to get a technical for it.
Those words should stay with the Pacers over the summer months and ring in their ears as they begin to rebuild for next year.
Because as much as they overachieved this year, especially after losing star forward Danny Granger for virtually the entire season, it was ball security that did them in against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Ball don’t lie.
And the truth is, it was controlled by the Heat too much. Put in their hands by the Pacers way too many times. Careless passes, poor rebounding, and missed free throws landed the ball back in the hands of the Heat all too often. And all too often…they scored.
Ball don’t lie.
Sure, there were controversial calls. The NBA offi...
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