Field Goal %
- NY 35.6
- 40.8 IND
Three Point %
- NY 28.6
- 32.0 IND
- NY 10
- 16 IND
- NY 47
- 63 IND
- Indianapolis, IN
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of Game
Who's to blame for the Knicks play in this round of the postseason? As compared to the first round, the players with the biggest percentage decreases in Player Efficiency Rating (PER) are Jason Kidd, Steve Novak and J.R. Smith. Carmelo Anthony has increased his PER from the 1st round by 11.1% in this series.
Indiana's pick-and-roll ball handlers shot 7-of-12 (58.3%) Tuesday against the Knicks. Entering Game 4, the Pacers' pick-and-roll ball handlers shot 34.3% when using this play.
The Knicks were 13-of-34 (38.2%) for 26 points inside the paint Tuesday against the Pacers. In their three losses in this series, New York has shot under 50% from inside the paint. The Knicks were among the top half of the league during the regular season, shooting 54.3% from the paint.
Carmelo Anthony shot 25.0% (4-of-16) from the field when guarded by Paul George Tuesday, and is now shooting 31.6% against George for the series. Against all other defenders this series, Anthony has shot 55.6%.
The Knicks have struggled offensively away from Madison Square Garden in this series, averaging 76.5 points per game on the road. New York scored 105 points in Game 2 at home, their most since the 1999 postseason, but did not score more than 82 points in either Game 3 or Game 4 in Indiana.
Manu Ginobili had another vintage postseason performance, but a better effort still resulted in the Spurs' being pushed to the brink of elimination.
Kevin Durant scores 19 points in the third quarter to help lead the Warriors in their dominant victory against the Spurs in Game 3.
Isaiah Thomas' season came to an abrupt end in the playoffs. But the Celtics guard had one of the most memorable seasons in franchise history.