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Thursday, May 16
First Shumpert is settling for jumpers while guarded by West and then he fouls P George on a 3-pointer. Must be the 1990 high top fade
Roy Hibbert called for his second foul midway thru the 1st. Mahinmi in for the first time tonight.
Hibbert just picked up his 2nd foul. He's headed to the bench with Pacers trailing 14-11
Not a good sign for the Pacers. 'Melo has seven of the Knicks' 11 points. Pacers are 2-of-8, down 11-4.
Carmelo Anthony is given a technical foul for continuing after the whistle, bringing Augustin down.
D.J. Augustin is making his 6th start of the season. He's averaging 8.5pts (shooting 59%), 0.8asts in 16.3mins per game this series.
Hill (concussion) participated in shootaround but informed the team of his headache around 4p, which he sustained on a collision w/ Chandler
Hill collided with Tyson Chandler on a screen in the 1st quarter in Game 4. Hill still scored 24 points.
Hill notified the team about his headache problems after shootaround today. He then failed the concussion test.
The Pacers are 3-2 this season without George Hill. The three wins were all at home over MEM, WAS, and ATL.
Knicks going back to their usual starters: Prigioni, Felton, Shumpert, Anthony, Chandler.
BIG news: Game 4 leader George Hill is OUT tonight due to a concussion he sustained in Tuesday’s win. Expect Augustin to start.
Hill took a shot in the head from Knicks center Tyson Chandler in Game 4.
BREAKING NEWS: George Hill is out tonight vs the Knicks with a concussion
Wednesday, May 15
If the Pacers wrap up their series tomorrow night, the ECF vs the Heat will open in Miami on Monday.
Pacers execs Walsh, Pritchard, Dinwiddie, Ryan Carr (Dir. of Scouting), Dr. Carr (psychologist) in Chicago for pre-draft combine, per source
Vogel: "This is going to be the most difficult game of the series." But, they have a lot of confidence from closing out the Hawks in ATL.
Pacers are leaving at noon for NY, earlier than usual to beat rush hour. They'll then have a team meeting at the hotel.
Fox59 only station to send a reporter to practice today. The rest sent just camera guys. I don't plan to ask any questions to help'em out
Tuesday, May 14
Melo: "It’s almost funny & kind of frustrating to keep sitting here talking about our off. & not being able to score..w the weapons we have"
Something tells me the Pacers WON'T show up at MSG wearing all black like a certain other team did to Boston. That's NOT their style
I know we live in Indiana. But this should not be happening outside of a fine dinning restaurant. GOAT!!!! http://t.co/xgp82vtpYS
Vogel:"Our effort was off the charts.I couldn't be more proud of our def. effort, our rebounding effort & our willingness to share the ball"
Vogel on Hill: "He was spectacular, maybe the best game I ever saw him play. He was great defensively…and making all the winning plays."
David West: "[Our goal] these last two games was to come in here and maintain home court. We didn't want to do anything other than that."
The Pacers remain undefeated at home this postseason (5-0) and the Knicks still haven't won a playoff game at BLF.
Pacers lead from start to finish in their 93-82 victory over NYK. They lead series 3-1 and can wrap it up with win at MSG on Thursday.
Pacers win 93-82 for a commanding 3-1 series lead. Hill w/ 26pts, PG had 18/14/7. Game 5 in NY on Thurs.
Carmelo Anthony fouls out shoving George Hill in the back, reinforcing by previous Titus Young tweet.
Melo heads to the bench for good, fouling out with 24 points on 9-of-23 shooting. The Pacers will take that shooting every day of the week
Carmelo Anthony fouls out with 24 points on 23 shots. The fans let him hear it to the tune of "Hit the road jack." Pacers up 11, 2min….
Somebody tell Paul George he needs 3 assists for a triple-double so he can stop going all Melo.
JR Smith doing a nice job making sure the box score doesn't look like he stunk it up.
Knicks have no answer for Paul George, so they resort to fouling him--hard. 'Melo picks up his 5th w/ 6:45 left. Pacers up 17.
When a guy hits another guy in the head from behind, is that a flagrant foul?
Mario Andretti in the house. Sorry, Dos Equis dude, but Mario is truly the most interesting man in the world.
Rik Smits, Mario Andretti, Cory Redding, Robert Mathis, and Pat McAfee all shown on the video board and receiving loud ovations.
On the court you've got Lance Jr. talking to Mike Epps. In the stands, you've got Lance Sr., sporting a No. 1 jersey, high fiving fans
Lance with a man's drive to make it 74-61, hits the floor and ... what's this? He gets right back up?
Lance Stephenson with a decisive cut to the hoop and finish. Pacers up 74-61 with 8:50 remaining.
PG is doing an excellent job getting through screens - and not going under. 'Melo has no room for comfort, having to work for each shot.
Knicks won the inside game in the 3rd, +2 on the glass and +4 pts in the paint. But Hill was there for the Pacers' scoring 14 of their 19.
Pacers lead 67-56 at the end of the 3rd. Hill scored 14 of his 23 points in the quarter. 'Melo has 24 and Knicks are just 3-of-18 from deep.
Pacers lead 67-56 at end of 3rd. Hill with 14 of his 23 in the quarter.
What does $19.9 million get you? Four fouls and four rebounds in five minutes for Stoudemire
Can any of the New York writers tell me why Woodson keeps putting Kidd in the game?
Raymond Felton walked away like he needed a "Woosaw" session after Mahinmi beat up his shot
Pacers rolling. They're up 63-45 with 4:42 left in the 3rd. George Hill has 10 of his 19 in the quarter.
For the record, Woodson's starting lineup has been outscored 24-12.
Knicks only team left in playoffs capable of making worse decisions than Titus Young.
George Hill liking his matchup vs Felton. Attacking every time. He's up to 17pts on 8-of-12 shooting. Pacers lead 59-43, 5:39 3Q.
Anthony hobbling up the court. Grimacing over his right ankle.
Potential trouble spot for Pacers, as Hibbert picks up his fourth with 7:17 left in period, heads to bench for Mahinmi.
Hibbert just went to the bench with 4 fouls. Pacers up 54-43 with 7:14 left in the 3rd
Hibbert (4p, 9r) now has four fouls, has to sit down. Mahinmi checks in.
Knicks not settling for jumpers to open the second half. All three FGs at the rim, and Anthony now shooting FTs.
Knicks come out attacking the bucket on every possession: tip, layup, layup, free throws.
Woodson sticks with that lineup that worked so well at the start of the game.
Knicks have presented their thorax. Pacers need to apply their sole.
Pacers up 30-18 on boards, 22-10 in paint, 17-7 on 2nd chances, 7-0 on fast break. Yeah, it's been like that.
Bumped into 31 in, of all places, the men's room at halftime. And no, I wasn't making boom boom, baby.
Pacers up 48-34 at the half. They have 17pts off nine offensive rebounds. PG has 12pts. Knicks shot 33%.
Strong finish to the half for the Pacers. They head into the break with a 48-34 lead. Paul George with 12 pts.
OK, now the Pacers are running away.
Fouls quickly adding up for the Knicks. Stoudemire, Martin, Chandler each with 3. Pacers up 41-32 w/ 1:57 left in the half.
This is what the big lineup gets you. Amare. Kenyon and Chandler all with 3 fouls each for the Knicks. Pacers up 41-30
Knicks have now fired up 13 3-pointers, two more than all of Game 3. They're just 2-for-13 (15%).
Kenyon Martin now has 3 fouls, along with Stoudemire. Pacers +13 on the boards; 18-8 points in the paint.
The way the Pacers commit some brutal turnovers, the Knicks commit some brutal fouls.
Official just flat-out missed the call. Hibbert had all ball on Anthony.
Paul George 1 of 4 from the line, Pacers 3 of 7 as a team.
As bad as the Nix have looked in 1st half, and it is very, very bad, Pacers not exactly running away.
And Jason Kidd drives in for a sneak-strapping layup ... except he didn't.
And Amare has 3 fouls now. Woodson is keeping him in.