Lance Stephenson has energized the Pacers since his return, but sometimes he can do too much. That was evident Monday in Game 2 of the playoff series against the Cavs, when Stephenson was visibly upset a number of times on the court.
He really started throwing a fit in the third quarter when Cheap Reversible Jerseys the Cavs kept attacking him with Kevin Love. The guard had no answer for the larger Love, and repeatedly fouled him, sending him to the line where he made all of his free throws.
His frustrations were expressed on the court by him throwing his arms, yelling and making bad mistakes. After the game, Paul George was asked about it, and said Stephenson needs to channel those emotions.
Nurkic was injured in this series and only played sparingly in Game 3, but if gets healthy and Portland adds another key player, they could be a threat to the Warriors in future years.
“They’re right there, man. They’re a good team,” Kevin Durant told ESPN after Monday’s Game 4. “They started off slow. I think they should have been Cheap San Francisco Giants Jerseys a higher seed, but they fought their way to get in the playoffs. They have a future center in Nurkic who took them over the top, but I think they need another ball-handler on the wing to get them going. It’s going to be fun playing against these guys in the next few years.”