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Pacers' depth of options leave Knicks guessing wrong again

Pacers' depth of options leave Knicks guessing wrong again

CNNSI.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated May 14, 2013
The Knicks tried to counter the Pacers' size in Game 4, but it was perimeter play that sparked Indiana's 93-82 win. New York needs help in this chess match, writes Ian Thomsen.
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  • Indiana tightens the screws defensively once again, takes a 3-1…

    Indiana tightens the screws defensively once again, takes a 3-1 series lead over New York

    yahoo.com May 14, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Knicks attempted to find another gear against the Indiana Pacers’ all-world defense on Tuesday, but the engine repeatedly failed to even turn over for New York. Indiana kept up its stifling defense and opportunistic offense in the t
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  • Meet Knicks fans’ least favorite great new Twitter account: @Di…

    Meet Knicks fans’ least favorite great new Twitter account: @DidJRSmithMiss

    yahoo.com deadspin.com May 14, 2013
    New York Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith checked into Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers with 7:11 remaining in the first quarter. Sixty seconds later, the struggling Sixth Man of the Year took his first shot of the night, a 27-foot 3-pointer. As has be…
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  • Clear Path: The Pacers defense again caused havoc with the Kn……

    Clear Path: The Pacers defense again caused havoc with the Kn…

    CNNSI.com May 14, 2013
    The Pacers defense again caused havoc with the Knicks' shooters and Indiana took advantage to score a 93-82 Game 4 win, and a 3-1 series lead, in the Eastern semifinals.
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  • The Grizzlies Are Starting To Look Like The 2004 Champion Pisto…

    The Grizzlies Are Starting To Look Like The 2004 Champion Pistons

    dimemag.com May 14, 2013
    Defense wins championships. Over the years, the same concept is continuously preached… all the while Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Michael Jordan rule the world with unmatched offense. However, in the end over the past 25 years, that theory has been pro
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  • Wade gets knee treatment, may miss Game 5

    Wade gets knee treatment, may miss Game 5

    ESPN.com May 14, 2013
    Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade received extensive treatment Tuesday on his bruised right knee and is considered questionable for Game 5 against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday.
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  • The Knicks Are A Mess: Iman Shumpert Misses Shootaround Today, …

    The Knicks Are A Mess: Iman Shumpert Misses Shootaround Today, Is Questionable For Game 4

    dimemag.com May 14, 2013
    The New York Knicks are a total mess right now. Already facing an uphil battle down 2-1 to the Pacers heading into Game 3 Indianpolis tonight, the bad news keeps mounting. J.R. Smith is apparently still sick, Kenyon Martin missed practice yesterday afte…
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  • Carmelo Anthony hardly blamed for struggling team on Knicks hom…

    Carmelo Anthony hardly blamed for struggling team on Knicks home network, MSG

    nydailynews.com May 14, 2013
    Bernard King’s “self-imposed” Twitter exodus had a trickle-down effect. Either that, or Carmelo Anthony was so invisible in the second half of Knicks’ 82-71 loss to the Pacers in Game 3, the voices couldn’t even see him. Jeff Van Gundy should hi
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  • Video - Pacers 5-0 At Home In Playoffs 00:58

    Pacers 5-0 At Home In Playoffs

    May 14
    Tim Legler breaks down how the Pacers contained Carmelo Anthony and stopped the Knicks from getting open looks.
  • Video - Pacers Cruise To Commanding 3-1 Lead 01:31

    Pacers Cruise To Commanding 3-1 Lead

    May 14
    The Pacers outrebounded the Knicks 54-36 en route to a 93-82 win in Game 4.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Pacers' depth of options leave Knicks guessing wrong again

    May 14
    INDIANAPOLIS -- It's late in the day for this kind of talk. "At this point I'm reaching," admitted coach Mike Woodson. "Trying to find combinations that will work."
  • Windhorst: Paul George does it all for Pacers in Game 4 win over Knicks

    May 15
    Paul George's defense has stifled Carmelo Anthony and helped give the Pacers a 3-1 series lead, Brian Windhorst writes.
  • 2013 NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs Game 5 preview

    May 14
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