News Sections
Audio
Hill Out, Knicks Top Pacers Thursday Night
Updated May 17, 2013 7:14 AM | Filed under: NBA
 Print    Archive    RSS

(New York, NY) - The New York Knicks are still alive in the East semi-finals after beating the Indiana Pacers 85-to-75 at Madison Square Garden Thursday night.

Carmelo Anthony scored 28-points in helping New York force a crucial game-six at Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday night. The Pacers' still lead the best-of-seven playoff series three-games to two.

George Hill sat out last night's game-five contest after failing a concussion test yesterday afternoon and is listed as day-to-day by the team. Hill was injured in a collision with Knicks' center Tyson Chandler in the first quarter of game-four Tuesday but stayed in to lead all scorers with 26-points.

The league requires players who suffer concussions to pass a series of tests before returning to the court, placing the Indianapolis native's status for Saturday night's game in series jeopardy.

Paul George led the Pacers with 23-points and battled foul trouble in the second half. Roy Hibbert played a series low 31-minutes after picking up early fouls in the first and third quarters and finished with 9-points and 7-rebounds.

JR Smith and Chris Copeland scored 13-points each in leading the Knicks bench to a 35-to-10 scoring advantage over the Pacers reserves.

Saturday's game-six tips at 8:00 in Indianapolis. Only eight teams in the history of the NBA have recovered from a 3-to-1 series deficit to win a playoff series.



« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments@wbiw.com

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW


1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2017 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.   WBIW.com and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback