The Indiana Pacers nearly took out the Miami Heat in last year’s NBA Playoffs, and last night they showed that they’re still a tough matchup for LeBron James and company. The Pacers walked off their home court with an 87-77 win behind Paul George’s 29 points. The 77 was a season low for the Heat.
But it was Gerald Green who provided two of the best highlights of the night. Both plays came in the second quarter, first with Green getting his head near the rim on an alley-oop, then providing some serious help defense by jumping just as high to block a shot. Miami better figure out the Pacers because if they meet up again in the Playoffs, they might not get past them.