This has been one of the least talked about series in the
playoffs this year. Both teams
lack any big name known outside of the United States. These teams play a solid, grind it out style that doesn’t
appeal to most casual fans.
Luckily for you, I am not a casual fan.
We will quickly run through the first three games of this
series as we prepare for game four, which takes place tonight at 7:30 pm EST on
The opening game usually results in sloppy play as teams try
to figure out what the other team is running. This was not the case in game one for the Pacers as they put
up 107 points on the board, well above their season average. Indiana scored 30 of those points at
the free throw line with their aggression.
Paul George led the way with the playoffs first triple
double (23pts, 12asts, 11rebs) as the Pacers cruised to an easy game one. Atlanta shot the ball well, 50% but
they weren’t aggressive enough on the offense end to get to the free...