OT: NBA Playoffs Heat vs. Pacers 05-13-12

Submitted by Blue boy johnson on May 13th, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Don't care much for either team, but do like basketball.

I'm pulling for the Pacers since they're the underdog, but I have no problem with the Heat winning it all. Pacers only finished 4 behind Heat in the regular season but I get the feeling they have no chance.

Early impressions: Roy Hibbert is a big man. 7'2'' 260 and he looks like he might be bigger. He dwarfs Bosh.

In the earlier game, Clippers won on the road in game 7 against Memphis. Way to go Clippers!!

Comments

Go Blue from OH

May 13th, 2012 at 4:13 PM ^

I never really rooted for LeBron until he left cleveland. The hate towards him is ridiculous and compels me to root for him to get a title. Heat should win in 4 or 5, with 2.5 superstars and all. 

MGoBrewMom

May 14th, 2012 at 1:27 AM ^

You sound a bit heated. Relax. I just don't like how he acted before winning anything. I said nothing about his ability, or the MVP... and I didnt say he was even a bad person. One simple statement apparently hit a nerve.

Congrats on your guy showing up in the second half tonight! Seriously..that was a first. Not bad for "the greatest player on the planet."

panthera leo fututio

May 14th, 2012 at 11:31 AM ^

Not to take this too literally or to bring up bad memories for Pistons fans, but there was that whole game 5 thing. Granted, Bron has crapped the bed in a few very big series, but he has more than his share of unbelievable late-game performances under his belt.

MgoBadFish

May 14th, 2012 at 7:41 AM ^

He moved from Cleveland to South Beach. That can't be considered a bad decision. Everyone in Cleveland would do the same if offered the same job with the same money .The execution was poor, but people forget that he actually raised money for a charity. Blame ESPN for fueling the fire.

lonewolf371

May 13th, 2012 at 4:31 PM ^

Yeah even in Indiana all the fans disappeared after the brawl.

I think their chances are okay. They're deeper than the Heat but I expect them to blow some late leads because they don't have a finisher like LeBron or Wade.

lonewolf371

May 13th, 2012 at 6:24 PM ^

But this ending was expected. When you have no star you're going to look confused at critical stages. At least three more games to go, though.

these wolverines

May 14th, 2012 at 8:36 AM ^

Him winning the MVP was a travesty. The MVP means if there was no LeBron on the team that they couldnt survive and we know if he left there would still be Bosh and Wade. If Kevin Durant left there would be no thunder but i think Tony Parker shouldve won it and alot of nba guys agree even tho the Spurs could be the worst team to watch, but if there was no Tony parker they wouldnt be the 1 seed thats for sure let alone in the playoffs.

panthera leo fututio

May 14th, 2012 at 11:53 AM ^

The Thunder without Durant are a better team than the Heat without LeBron. I'll take Westbrook, Harden, and Ibaka over Wade, Chalmers, and Bosh, and the remaining Thunder roster is better than the remaining Heat roster.

As for the Tony Parker argument, I agree that he's a great player who had a great year, and that the Spurs wouldn't be nearly the team they are without him. But the exact same can be said about LeBron, and LeBron's simply a better player: he plays more minutes, he scores more and more efficiently, and his impact on the game offensively, defensively, and on the glass far exceeds Parker's.