David West was more than a little disappointed when the Indiana Pacers failed to make a defensive play at the end to win Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
LeBron James scored 36 points, but his two late turnovers helped Indiana beat Miami to tie the Eastern Conference finals at one game each.
Bill Laimbeer, the former Detroit Pistons Bad Boy who led the W.N.B.A.’s Shock to three titles, is determined to put his stamp on the Liberty.
The Indiana Pacers threw open the NBA Eastern Conference finals on Friday, upsetting the Miami Heat with a 97-93 victory to level the best-of-seven series at 1-1.
David West punched two passes from LeBron James away in the final minute, then punched the air.
Robinson was a 1970 All-Star, a seven-season N.B.A. player and a productive reserve guard on the first Los Angeles Lakers title team, which had a 33-game winning streak.
Frank Vogel, the Pacers’ coach, made it clear that coming up with defenses was more of a challenge against Miami than against the Knicks.
Carmelo Anthony sustained a partial tear of his his labrum late in the regular season, and the Knicks’ medical staff has prescribed rest and rehabilitation for the injury.
The Spurs’ defense isn’t always remarkable, but it has been good enough to stop Zach Randolph and the Grizzlies.