New York vs. Indiana
You can tell the series between the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers is getting serious because the finger pointing and the name calling has begun. Although the Pacers and the Knicks have a history of bad blood and dramatic finishes the name calling and finger pointing is in the New York locker room. Tyson Chandler recently went public with his displeasure on how the offense was doing and that criticism seemed to rub Carmelo Anthony the wrong way. The last thing you need when you're trying to win a 7 game series is dissension among your own teammates. It is clear Chandler has forgotten how the Knicks got this far in the first place. Give Carmelo the ball and get out of the way. All the other offensive sets are useless at this point in the season. On the other hand Indiana has been flying under the radar with their cast of relative unknowns that play well as a cohesive unit. Everyone seems to understand and accept their roles. Not sure how long that formula can last, but for now it seems to be effective against the one man gang. Look for New York to stumble tonight as Indiana pulls out a close one at home.