The Pistons were tougher inside, tougher on defense and tougher at fending off challenges.
No more sitting out stars, and for the San Antonio Spurs, no more sitting around.
It’s hard to call a game for the Miami Heat a must-win, but if the Heat can’t put together a winning formula against the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals; the Heat could be in deep trouble.
The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.
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LeBron James caught the inbounds pass, changed direction and immediately attacked the rim.
The Pacers lead the NBA in scoring defense (89.8) and field goal defense at 41.4 percent.
On the Palace brawl, Jackson said, “That whole arena was against and I didn’t have it in my heart not to do anything.”
LeBron James had 29 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat beat the New York Knicks 106-94 on Wednesday night to win the Eastern Conference first-round series in five games.
Anthony vowed after the team’s latest first-round ouster that things will change. And soon.