Pacers, Heat respond to Bird's 'soft' comment
HANG TIME PLAYOFF HEADQUARTERS – The Indiana Pacers left Miami nursing their wounds, both physical and emotional, after a second straight deflating loss to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Larry Bird is dipping into his bag of tricks. Remember in 1984, when he said Boston played like sissies against the Lakers?
Could it be that Wade, Spoelestra or LebronJames told Pittman to go out there and—albeit not break a Pacer's collarbone—dish out a nice, "clean" hit against someone? Maybe. At any rate, this kind of dismissive response from Wade and Spoelstra is not
The Indiana Pacers were without leading scorer Danny Granger for most of the second half of Game 5 of their series with the Miami Heat. After launching a three-pointer midway through the second quarter, Granger landed on
Tuesday night's game between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers not only reinforced how capable this Heat team truly is (even without Bosh) of dominating their opposition, but it escalated the physical intrigue of a testy series to previously unseen