This brutal Nuggets-Grizzlies game wasn't even supposed to be the brutal early TNT game. The brutal Knicks-Pacers game had been dropped.
Pacers spokesman says Luis Scola did not play for rest purposes.
Knicks fall, 103-82, to Pacers. Indiana shot season-high 53% from the floor, and hit 65% of its shots in 3Q, when floodgates opened.
Just Shayne Whittington's luck. He could have gotten minutes for the Pacers tonight instead of going up to Ft Wayne.
Pacers trailed by 11 in first quarter, lead by 28 heading into fourth. Another display of the Ten Point Theorem. Nearly infallible.
Pacers held the Knicks to 12 third-quarter points, outscored them by 23, for a 89-61 lead after three. Shooting 57%.
Pacers have absolutely destroyed the Knicks this quarter. Have outscored them 35-12
After missing seven of eight tries in the first half, Pacers have buried all four shots fired from downtown in the 3rd. Now 82-59.
Pacers have shot 8-of-9 to start the second half
Knicks shooting 51%. But Pacers, killing on offensive glass, are shooting 53%. Knicks are 1-14 when opponent shoots 50% or better this year.
This game is simple to analyze. Knicks can't win without Carmelo, Pacers can't win without George Hill.
Lavoy ‘Lil Boy’ Allen in replacing David West, rather than Luis Scola. Pacers trail the Knicks by five, early 2Q.
The Pacers are dropping parachutes of McDonald's fries from the rafters of the arena. I want to go home.