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Monday, May 13
Reggie Miller on Spike not getting tix by Pacers bench: "Stewart Reed is my new best friend. If I was on Facebook, I would like him"
David West was baffled at Hibbert not making an all-defensive team. Then he offered, “No comment.”
Roy Hibbert on being left out on the All-defensive teams: “Nobody cares about big dog!”
Paul George has been named to the NBA’s All-Defensive second team.
Hibbert on his snub on All Defense: "Nobody cares about the Big Dawg"
Paul George makes 2nd Team All Defense, Roy Hibbert got the cold shoulder from the voters.
Knicks had an early practice this AM. Iman Shumpert sat out due to a sore left knee. Smith and Martin absent again due to illness.
Sunday, May 12
J.R Smith and Kenyon Martin both missed today’s practice and stayed behind at the hotel to prevent the illness from spreading.
Just want to take the time to wish all the Mothers out there A Happy Mother's Day Hope Everyone have a Blessed Day
The Knicks got zilch from their backcourt in G3 - Felton/Prigioni were 1-for-11. Kidd hasn’t scored in their last 7gms (totaling 161mins).
A couple notes on IND's defense: 1) NY shot 38% from 3pt range during the reg. season, averaging 11 per game. This series? 20-for-60 (33%)
Mike Woodson: "We just didn’t have any offensive pop. We have to figure that out." … "[Hibbert] had his way tonight. That’s got to change.”
Saturday, May 11
Hibbert: "I’m pretty disappointed in myself..That’s why they pay me the big bucks. To have 0 blocks – that’s messing up my average.”
Vogel begins presser by dedicating the win to Paul Furimsky, Pacers' official timer who passed away Sunday. "This one's for you, Paul."
Pacers win 82-71 to take a 2-1 lead in the series. Game 3 on Tuesday back here at the fieldhouse.
Pacers win 82-71, take a 2-1 series lead. Hibbert finished w/ 24 & 12. Paul George had 14 pts and held 'Melo to 21.
West slam dunk, followed by a 3-pointer from Hill -- that should be the dagger. Pacers have a 14-point lead, 2min...
Shumpert with a straight-up takedown of Paul George, but runs away after the call to avoid T.
Hibbert heads to the bench with five fouls. Pacers up 14 with 4:15 to play.
The 22 points are a playoff career high for Hibbert.
Not sure how many more times officials can turn to replay to find buckets for Knicks.
Hibbert's (22p, 12r) living at the rim and just scored on another put-back. Pacers up 15 w/ 6:41 remaining.
Smith returns to the Knicks bench after a brief visit to locker room.
JR Smith heading to Knicks' locker room with 7:45 left.
So is the jillion-dollar scoreboard glitching all around or just on this end?
Vogel leaning heavily on his starters. All five but West (foul trouble) has played at least 32min with almost 10 to play.
Paul George got hit in the baby maker by JR Smith. He's okay now
After review, officials count J.R. Smith's tip-in that was originally waved off so Pacers' lead is nine.
Officials overruled previous NY shot-clock violation, giving Knicks a bucket and it's 62-53 entering 4th.
Officially, 2nd-chance points are only 9-2 Pacers. Feels like more, doesn't it?
Pacers give up a Stoudemire 3pt to end the 3rd. They still won the quarter by eight, and have a 62-51 advantage.
Stoudemire's first 3-pointer of the season, on his first attempt, trims Indy lead to 62-51 entering fourth.
NBA Commissioner David Stern, Jeff Foster, Derrick McKey, Robert Mathis, Cory Redding, among those also on hand.
Pacers have yet to commit a turnover this quarter, and what do ya know, they've pushed their lead up to 14
Pacers showing rivalry highlights on the massive video board. Rik Smits, who's in the building, was highlighted & received a large ovation.
Woodson wanted Stoudemire in right away after Anthony picked up P4, but Amar'e needed a few minutes to unwrap his knee.
Anthony heads to the bench with four fouls. Stoudemire replaces him.
Lance Stephenson knocks down a corner-3, giving the Pacers their largest lead, 12, with 3:32 left in the 3rd.
Hibbert said yesterday he wasn't worried about getting any shots up, just wanted to rebound and defend. He has a future in government PR.
Roy Hibbert has been the Pacers' steadiest player. He now has a double-double - 15pts, 10rebs. Pacers up 51-44, 5:26 3Q.
The most prolific 3-point shooting team in NBA history is 1-5. Pacers are 6-18.
Apologies, software glitch killed live blog. Not sure what happened.
Pacers' first-half shot chart: http://t.co/GD8IMYZ22L
Pacers hit their first three 3-pointers to open the game. Since: 1-for-12. Knicks are just 1-for-5 from outside.
Pacers shooting just 32% but up 36-33 at half. Anthony has 13pts. IND +11 on the glass. NY with more turnovers, 10-9.
Pacers head into the half with a 36-33 lead. West has 3 fouls
Hill getting lots of good looks, but can't get his shot to fall. He's 3 of 10, including 3 of 8 from 3
West to the bench with his 3rd foul and 3 min left in the half. Paul just picked up his 2nd. INdy up 34-24
David West called for his third foul, second coming on the offensive end. He's got 5pts, 7rbs.
Lance hits the floor. Drink!
After hitting their first 3 attempts from the arc, Pacers are 1-9, which perhaps explains why West and Hibbert are touching it now.
8-0 run by the Pacers. They have a double digit lead, 32-22, with 4:50 left in the 1st half. Hibbert/Hill each with 9pts.
West hits a jumper off a turnover to give Indy its biggest lead of the game 32-22.
It ain't 30-2, but Pacers score eight in a row to open 10-point lead, which in this game feels like 30.
Shooting - and missing - a lot of 3's. Shooting and missing free throws. And turning the ball over. But the Pacers are still winning 30-22
Don't you love it when they listen to me?
West and Hibbert have 12 shots between them, but just 3 buckets and 6 points. Still would rather keep pounding it inside than firing 3s.
Pacers just 3-for-11 from the field plus two turnovers in the 2nd -- as the Knicks have mostly played zone.
West just got called for his 2nd foul and then picked up a tech for arguing the call. Indy up 24-22
David West asks refs "who touched him?" when whistle blew sending Melo to line. Replay shows no one did, but that doesn't prevent the T.
After picking up his second foul, David West just got T'd up. Fans let them hear it after seeing replay; Vogel throws his hands up.
Woodson brings 'Melo back in so Vogel quickly signals to George and Hibbert to enter as well. Pacers up 24-19, 7:25 2Q.
I thought the Knicks were the 3-point shooting team? Pacers are 4-of-12 from long distance in less than 17 minutes
Knicks go zone and Vogel signals for Hill. I assume for Young
J.R. Smith has checked out after a short rotation and looks out of it at the end of the Knicks bench.
Amar'e Stoudemire will start the second quarter, his first game action since March 7th following a knee operation.
Both teams shoot 33% in ugly first quarter. how ugly? Here's the Pacers' shot chart. ... http://t.co/2YePGtMWd1
Pacers and Knicks both shoot 33 percent, but Indy has an 18-15 lead at end of 1st qtr
Hansbrough makes the layup and is fouled..but his FT was no good. Pacers on a 7-0 run, up 18-13.
Jason Kidd still hasn't made a shot since 2005
Refs rule clear path. Pacers get 2 free throws and the ball.
Call on the floor is a clear path foul by JR Smith on Paul George. Refs reviewing the play.
Review confirms a clear-path foul by J.R. Smith on Paul George. Two shots + the ball.
And the turnover total is already up to 5 in the 1st qtr. Indy down 13-11
J.R. Smith, who had a 102 degree temperature this AM and missed shootaround, to enter after the timeout. IND up 11-9.
Seriously, if they keep jacking threes, the Pacers are going to be down 10 by the end of the first quarter.
A little early for Pacers to be playing knockout-punch offense.
First two 3's from Hill, then another from PG. Pacers up 9-2, three minutes in.
Wrong image before. Here are the teams warming up just before tip. http://t.co/8XvPbZq48G
Spike Lee has found his way to the first row, sitting across from NY's bench in a John Starks jersey.
Should J.R. Smith (102 degree temperature) not be able to go - or be limited - Gerald Green may get time at the wing spot.
Pregame panorama of the court http://t.co/j2EtmjHf8t