Since the second the final buzzer sounded on the Heat/Pacers game last night, debate has been raging over whether or not Frank Vogel cost his team the game by keeping Roy Hibbert on the bench on the final possession. Without Hibbert on the floor, LeBron James had a clear lane to the hoop and the win.
Could Roy have stopped LeBron’s drive (or at least fouled him)? Debatable. After the game, Roy swore he’d never sit idly by ever again. Read More »
/ May 22, 2013 / 11:33 pm
Paul George is the real deal. Big. Time. Read More »
/ May 22, 2013 / 11:15 pm
A quick survey of the media on Twitter after this Norris Cole low blow on David West in the second half seems to show a general “Norris Cole has learned from Miami’s veterans” consensus.
Not sure how West can still breath, let alone play basketball after this: Read More »
Through the first half tonight, the Indiana Pacers front line of Roy Hibbert (11 points, 4 rebounds) and David West (18 points, 3 rebounds) are beasting the Miami Heat.
In the first half though, LeBron James got Hibbert with an impressive block at the rim that was almost identical to the huge one that Roy put on Carmelo Anthony last week.
Watch it here: Read More »
/ May 22, 2013 / 11:45 am
Jeff Van Gundy might not think Indiana has a chance against the Heat, but if Roy Hibbert can lock down the paint like he did during the Heat/Pacers second-round series last season, they’ll at least have a chance to push it to six or seven games. Read More »
Jeff Van Gundy‘s name is circulating around head coaching vacancies. But if it were up to us, the Notorious J.V.G. should stay right where he is. He’s pure comedy from behind the booth and, when he wants to be, might be the best basketball analyst out there. Read More »
/ May 21, 2013 / 3:15 pm
Words. Sean Sweeney, Andrew Greif
Every NBA season brings fresh blood and improved players, but only a select few make “The Leap.” It’s the moment we all dream about as kids – when you go from being just another name to the main attraction. This season, many players had a shot at the Most Improved Player award, but only a few have truly arrived. Only five made “The Leap.” Read More »
After the Los Angeles Clippers‘ big men got mauled by the Grizzlies‘ duo of Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, it became clear that they need to get bigger and tougher along their front line if they hope to compete in their conference (among other things).
The Clips are reportedly eyeing a certified front line warrior in the Pacers’ David West, a free agent once the season ends. Read More »
New York City is still abuzz about their Knicks being sent packing last night by the Indiana Pacers, with Brooklyn’s Lance Stephenson leading the way. [Watch Lance destroying kids in high school here.]
Lance’s performance had us looking at highlights of his short NBA career – this one has to be the best from his time in the L. Check out what he did to Tony Parker in this play from November 2012. Just gross: Read More »
Lance Stephenson, Dime #42
Are you watching this Pacers/Knicks game? Lance Stephenson has been the best player on the floor (16 point in 15 minutes). And maybe even more significant? Lance believes that he’s the best player in the gym tonight. Read More »