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Pacers knock out Knicks with 106-99 win in Game 6
Lance Stephenson scored a playoff career-high 25 points and led a late 11-2 run Saturday night, leading the Indiana Pacers past the New York Knicks, 106-99 and into the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2004.
Chargers, Freeney agree to 2-year deal
The San Diego Chargers agreed Saturday to a two-year deal with aging star pass rusher Dwight Freeney that could be worth $13.35 million.
The deal to bring Freeney to the Chargers came four days after outside linebacker Melvin Ingram tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in a padless practice.
Pacers not talking about changes, Hill’s status
The Indiana Pacers head into Game 6 against the New York Knicks in unfamiliar territory.
Point guard George Hill is out with a concussion, NBA rules require him to pass a concussion test before he can play again. The Pacers have no idea whether that will come in time for tonight’s potential closeout game.
Mike Lopresti: One screen causes Hill of trouble
Ah, the fickle ways of the NBA playoffs, where flips come with flops and so many roads have U-turns. One change-everything injury is all it takes. One untimely blow to the head, and the karma.
Which brings us to George Hill’s concussion.
Anthony has 28, Knicks beat Pacers to stay alive
For the New York Knicks, it was about playing harder, even if not really much better.
Saving their season would be more about effort than execution.
“Tonight it was just one of them days where you just got to leave it out there on the basketball court,” Carmelo Anthony said.
Pacers rout Knicks
The Indiana Pacers finally figured it out.
When given the chance to take command of a playoff series, they can’t give it back. On Tuesday night, they didn’t.
George Hill scored 26 points and Paul George had 18 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists, leading the Pacers past the New York Knicks 93-82 and to within one win of their first conference finals appearance since 2004.
Pacers again looking to take charge over Knicks
The Indiana Pacers have been converting second chances all season.
They’re not about to stop now.
Holmes carrying on family tradition
Khaled Holmes will have to work hard just to become the most notable football player at his extended family’s Thanksgiving dinner table.
Colts Notebook: Cunningham’s catch completes camp
Justice Cunningham enjoyed a solid three-day rookie mini-camp with the Indianapolis Colts this weekend. So perhaps it’s fitting the reigning “Mr. Irrelevant,” as the final player selected in last month’s NFL draft, got the last word on Sunday.
Knicks try to recover from illness, offensive woes
A sick feeling is emanating through the New York Knicks.
The offense is struggling, their playoff hopes teetering and key players are missing practice.
That’s not how coach Mike Woodson intended to spend Sunday afternoon following an abysmal Game 3 performance that left the Knicks in a 2-1 hole and in a precarious position heading into Tuesday night’s game at Indiana.
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