LEBRON CHOKED PAUL GEORGE DEFENSE
By JM Pangilinan
LOS ANGELES - The Miami Heat finding a way to beat the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night wasn’t particularly shocking. They were playing at home, have the reigning MVP on their side and so on and so forth. What was mildly surprising, though, was how close the champs came to giving Game 1 away.
With less than 2.5 seconds remaining, Pacers head coach Frank Vogel decided that the best way to defend against LeBron James was to take out his best interior defender, Roy Hibbert. Naturally, on the very next play, James scored and put his team up by two. Indiana was able to overcome that lapse in judgment when Paul George “got fouled” while attempting a three with two seconds remaining. He made all three free throws and left Miami down one on its own home floor.Read more...