It was argued that the Pacers would miss the playoffs this year having lost Stephenson to Charlotte Hornets and Paul George to injury for the season before the season began. Starters George Hill and West started the season injured and Pacers played some games even without Hibbert due to injury. An unproductive bench was unlikely to step up and win some games for the Pacers so many argued that it would be best for them to tank to get a higher draft pick in 2015 draft. However, Larry Bird and coach Vogel had other ideas.
NBA Playoffs 2014: Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers preview
By: Ryan Rodriguez After all the talk about the Pacers crumbling to the lowly Hawks and failing to get out of the first round, here they are in the second round after putting together two solid games to finally close … Continue reading →