Per Indystar, “Here we are up (25) to start the second half and a chance to put our foot on their throat and we came out relaxed,” George said. “We didn’t pressure up on the ball and make anything tough. I thought they, again, had stretches where they were just walking into 3-pointers. You can’t do that.”
The Pacers trail 0-3 in the series. No team in league history has recovered from such a deficit. Next for the Pacers is two days to contemplate and examine themselves. Game 4 will be played Sunday in front of a national TV audience.
“We’re playing for pride now,” Jeff Teague said. “We’re all competitors in here and we all believe in one another. We ain’t getting swept.”