Field Goal %
- NY 37.5
- 55.7 MIA
Three Point %
- NY 35.7
- 44.4 MIA
- NY 11
- 16 MIA
- NY 48
- 45 MIA
- Miami, FL
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End of the 4th Quarter
According to NumberFire the Pacers now have a 33% chance to get the 1-seed. After their March 26th 1-point win over the Heat they had an 86% chance to get home-court, along with a 3-game lead on Miami.
LeBron James is the fourth player in the last 25 years to score 30 points against the Knicks four times in a single season.
J.R. Smith attempted 28 field goals Sunday but recorded 0 FGA and 0 points from inside the paint.Since 1996-97 (the StatsCube era)...Smith's 28 field goal attempts were the most with no paint attempts.Smith's 28 field goal attempts were the second most without a single paint point. Mike Bibby took 30 shots in 2006 against the Knicks and went 0-1 inside the paint.
J.R. Smith attempted an NBA-record 22 3-point field goals Sunday. - Smith was quick to pull the trigger, with 17 of his 22 attempts coming on catch-and-shoots (a shot within 2 seconds of receiving a pass). Smith was 9 of 17 (52.9 percent) on these attempts, with the rest of the Knicks going 4 of 17 (23.5 percent).- When Smith shot off the dribble, he was only 1 of 5 on 3-pointers. - 14 of Smith's 22 attempts were contested. Smith was 6 of 14 on contested 3-pointers (42.9 percent) and 4 of 8 on open attempts.- Entering Sunday there were a combined 1,200 instances of a team playing a game this season and attempting fewer than 22 3-point field goals. That means 52 percent of the time this season teams have elected to shoot fewer 3-pointers than J.R. Smith did Sunday.
After losing Game 2 in a rout, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says the team needed to get slapped and come back in Game 3 to see who they are.
Read about the 2017 NBA playoffs on ESPN to find out if the Cavs and Warriors are on a collision course for their third straight Finals showdown.
With a win in Game 2, LeBron & Co. would tie the 1988-89 Lakers for most consecutive playoff victories with 13.