Field Goal %
- MIA 54.5
- 39.7 IND
Three Point %
- MIA 42.9
- 57.1 IND
- MIA 5
- 11 IND
- MIA 44
- 53 IND
- Indianapolis, IN
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of Game
Heat This Postseason With Chris Andersen On and Off Court
On Court Off Court Minutes 178 403 +/- per 48 min +22.6* +6.7 TO per 48 min 11.0 15.8 Pts per 48 min 106.1 95.7 *Highest in playoffs (min 100 minutes played)
Paul George was 3-of-10 from the field Sunday and 1-of-4 when LeBron James was the primary defender. Of the 4 shots taken by George, 3 of them were beyond 20 feet. In the first 2 games, only 4 of the 13 shots taken were beyond 20 feet.
LeBron James made 5-of-7 shots and scored 12 points posting up Paul George in Game 3. In the first two games of the series, James scored 5 points on post up plays against George.James scored 14 points on 11 total post-ups in Game 3. James hadn't posted-up often this postseason, averaging 2.6 plays per game. He was 8-of-20 (40.0%) on post-ups this postseason entering Game 3.
Udonis Haslem and Chris Bosh were a combined 8-of-11 (72.7%) from 15 feet and out, including 7-of-9 with Roy Hibbert as the primary defender. With Hibbert pulled from the basket to contest the jump shots, the Heat shot a series-high 70.3% from inside the paint.
The Heat scored 70 points in the first half.* ELIAS: That is a franchise record for the Heat for most points scored in one half of a playoff game* ELIAS: The last time the Pacers allowed 70 points in any half of a playoff game: 71 in 2nd half at Boston on 4/23/1992* That is the most the Pacers have allowed in ANY half this season; previous most was 69 in the first half against the Nets on April 12; they had only allowed 60 in ANY half 3 times the entire season (regular season and playoffs)* The last time the Pacers allowed that many points in the 1st half of any game was January 3, 2010 (132-89 loss to the Knicks)* The last time a team scored 70 points in the first half of a playoff game: May 11, 2007 (Warriors against Jazz)
SVP is perplexed to see Lonzo Ball and Josh Jackson, both lottery picks in the NBA draft, struggling to throw a good first pitch at a baseball game.
SVP's 1 Big Thing looks at Jimmy Butler's move from the Bulls to the Timberwolves, his message to Chicago and "the craziest week" Butler ever went through.
We might never know exactly how close the Knicks were to dealing Kristaps Porzingis, but Joakim Noah and his hefty contract might have held things up.