Orlando is learning, quite the hard way, the nature of Indiana's beasts.
After David West torched them for 37 points and 20 rebounds in the first two games of the series, Magic Coach Stan Van Gundy threw everything he had at the Indiana power forward in Game 3. He opened the game with quick double-teams to give undersized defender Ryan Anderson as much help as possible, and then switched assignments, putting Glen "Big Baby" Davis on West.
It worked, sort of. West scored just four points. The problem was, there was nobody left to defend 7-2 center Roy Hibbert, who scored 12 of his 18 points in the third quarter when the Pacers blew open the game with a 19-5 run and cruised to a 97-74 victory to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
"Thats why I keep preaching to my team all year, this isnt just one defensive big guy and one offensive big guy, weve got two horses," Indiana Coach Frank Vogel said. "Thats what we talk about with our starting lineup. And thats not to mention ou...