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It is never good when the referees deserve mention. Unfortunately, Twitter was all ablaze with some of the questionable calls that affected the final result of Wednesday's Game Four.
Yes there was a clearly blown 24-second shot clock violation called that would have given the Pacers an 11-point lead, but instead kicked off an 11-2 Heat run to tie the game in the fourth quarter.
And then there was a controversial offensive foul on LeBron James when he subtly hip checked Lance Stephenson on a screen, causing James to foul out of a Playoff game for just the second time in his career. Miami played the final 60 or 70 seconds without James and could not overcome the four-point deficit they faced.
The refs are what people are talking about. Perhaps only because of the disbelief that this superstar-less Pacers team is going toe to toe with the might Miami Heat, who are unraveling in many ways -- from Dwyane Wade's health to the team's poor rebounding and shooting -- right ...
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No player in the NBA is more gratuitous when it comes to flopping than the Miami Heat’s LeBron James.
Lebron James kept it casual and cool for game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, as he coordinated in shades of blue. King James wore an A.P.C chambray shirt, layered by a $800 Nike Overdyed Run Bomber, and completed his look with a pair of $550 Lanvin silk cotton sweatpants. Relax fit, but still very fashionable. Any thoughts??
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LeBron James made a few big plays in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals but they were not enough to get by the Indiana Pacers.
James left the game after fouling out with 56 seconds to go and the game still within reach.
The Pacers took Game 4 99-92 after the Heat rallied late to overcome a seven-point fourth quarter deficit.
Now that the series is split 2-2, there are more...
Contrary to popular belief, it turns out LeBron James can be fined for flopping after all. James drew the Heat’s first flopping reprimand of the season on Friday when he and two Pacers players were each fined $5,000 for flopping in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday. David West and Lance Stephenson also received fines for embellishing contact during Indiana’s...
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Now, this is a blocked shot.
LeBron James tallied a rejection rarely seen outside of video games Tuesday night, swatting a fast break layup attempt by the Pacers’ George Hill right out of the air as Hill tried to dump the ball into the hoop. James did more than just control the shot — he had volleyball-like spiking action going on.
Alas, Hill and the Pacers would get the last...
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Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers featured one of the best blocks of the playoffs. Late in the 3rd quarter, Lebron James got way above the rim to block George Hill‘s layup attempt. The post Lebron James’ Monster Block On George Hill appeared first on Ride The Pine.
For those of you who have any ill will towards the Miami Heat or LeBron James/Dwyane Wade, you might want to read this story.
Early on Tuesday, 10-year-old Bella Rodriguez-Torres passed away due to cancer and she gained national attention for a book that her father wrote about her and a popular website called “Live Like Bella”.
Before the start of game four against the Pacers...
The Heat/Pacers series has been a strong draw for TNT, but still ranks as the least-viewed Eastern Conference final since LeBron James joined Miami. Game 4 of the Heat/Pacers NBA Eastern Conference Finals drew a [...]
On a day in which LeBron James stated that he advocated flopping, it has been the focus of basketball conversation, but incidentally it wasn’t James that had this gunshot-like flop during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers, but Lance Stephenson. Stephenson was lightly bumped by Ray [...]The post Possible Flop Of The Year Candidate...
Following the Pacers’ 99-92 Game 4 victory, Frank Vogel told the media that Lance Stephenson had asked to guard LeBron James prior to the game. You could say the third year player rose to the occasion, not only pouring in 20 points and 5 rebounds himself, but holding the league’s MVP to 24 points on 8-18 shooting as he fouled out for the first time since June 2012.
If people who honestly should know better are this perplexed by a clock, it’s probably a good idea to take their analysis of other things with a grain of salt.
These NBA playoffs have featured a lot of inexplicable things. Who knew Tim Duncan still had this in him? Who thought LeBron James could actually get better? When will Tony Parker ever get his due as one of the greatest...