Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 5/13/13
Let’s be honest, the New York Knicks were looking way beyond Indiana Pacers when the series began. They had no idea how difficult, nor how good they were as a team. Through the first three games, with the exception of one freakish quarter in Game 2, the Pacers have easily outplayed the earlier favored Knicks. Carmelo Anthony is struggling on offense, and doesn’t appear interested in looking for help, which teammate Tyson Chandler says is the biggest problem this team has, according to a report in Newsday: “I watched the tape myself and there’s open looks,” Chandler said after practice Sunday. “We have to be willing passers. You have to sacrifice yourself sometimes for the betterment of the team, for the betterment of your teammates. So when you drive in the paint, you draw, you kick it. We need to do a better job of allowing the game to dictate who takes the shots and not the individuals. “I’m not saying that anybody is doing it maliciously. I think it’s moreso a situation, you want to take over the game or you want to make a big shot, where you have to just stick to the game plan. Good teams [...]
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