Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert took to his Twitter account Wednesday night to defend himself against fans’ criticism. Then on Thursday he accused Heat forward Shane Battier of dirty play.
Frank Vogel took a slight shot at Knicks coach Mike Woodson when defending his reasoning for keeping Roy Hibbert on the bench late against the Heat in the Pacers Game 1 loss.
According to the NY Post:
So, why wasn’t Hibbert in against the Heat when he has that kind of potential?
“They had a more intelligent plan against Roy Hibbert than New York did and we’ve got to adjust...
“We’ll have to evaluate and see what we’ll do the next time. I would say we’ll probably have him in next time.”
Frank Vogel said a lot of things in response to reporters’ questions on Wednesday night, but all his explaining and rationalizing did little to answer the only question that mattered: Why?
Why was Roy Hibbert, the Pacers’ 7-foot-2 defensive backbone and emotional...
The Pacers can’t panic, but that is a game that was there for the taking and considering how infrequently the Heat lose, you can’t blow opportunities like the Pacers did.
No matter how people try to rationalize it, Hibbert should have been in the game and he knows it.
“I’ve grown as a player, this is my fifth year and maybe I need to start talking up more,” Hibbert told...
LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD
Pacers big man Roy Hibbert, who sat helplessly on the bench during the closing moments of the team's loss to the Heat, says he needs to be more vocal.
The Indiana Pacers missed a golden opportunity to steal Game 1 from the Heat in Miami. The Heat have not played for a week and the Pacers took them to overtime, but came up short. With the Pacers down 92-89 in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter Indiana small forward Paul George nailed a deep three-pointer with just 0.7 seconds left on the clock to force overtime. George finished...
LeBron James and Paul George get high marks for saving the day for both of their teams.
The Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers kicked off the Eastern Conference finals with an explosive mix of last second heroics from both clubs.
The difference between George and James is the timing of their respective big moments.
LeBron James capped off his night with a dramatic overtime buzzer...
CENTER OF ATTENTION
Frank Vogel was criticized for a decision he made at the end of overtime. Did the Pacers coach acknowledge he made an error?
COMING UP CLUTCH
With 2.2 seconds remaining, down 1 in OT and the Pacers best rim protector in Roy Hibbert on the bench, LeBron James drove the lane and put in the game-winning layup as time expired to give the Heat a 1-0 series lead over the Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals 103-102. James finished the night with a triple double of 30 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. And here’s Roy...
FROM WAY DOWNTOWN
Down three in his Pacers' Game 1 conference finals showdown against Miami, Indiana's Paul George buried a buzzer beating three pointer to force overtime.
Groin shots seemed to be all the rage in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat on Wednesday night. In the first quarter, Shane Battier kneed Pacers center Roy Hibbert in the manly region on a drive to the hoop. Then with about three minutes left in the game, Heat guard Norris Cole was trying to get around David West and decide to throw...
Paul George is not content showing that he can compete with the Miami Heat on the court. Oh no. The Indiana Pacers forward is trying to show that he can also compete with them off of it.
George, the NBA’s Most Improved Player, strolled into American Airlines Arena for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals wearing that green outfit. He’s got clean white shoes on, sparkling green...
TURN BACK THE CLOCK
Last week we had Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat show up to a game wearing capris. Today we’ve got another NBA player with a crazy outfit and that’s Paul George of the Indiana Pacers. To me he’s looking like he’s ready to go out to a disco in the 1970′s. What do you think?
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The Miami Heat will play the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night in game one of this best of seven Eastern Conference Finals series. Tip off is scheduled for 8:30 (EST) and the game...
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