Your level headedness isn't welcome here. So I am going to flame this post just because you even contemplated being level headed!!!
Good teams taht are struggling don't lose this game tonight...
It's all on the coach. This team has no offense...still, after 3 years. DC didn't just magically become good again in Dallas. It's that Dallas has a great coach that knows how to get the best out of his players. Vogel doesn't know how to get the best from the players on the roster. If guys aren't executing properly, again, that is on the coach. Guys aren't making shots cause they really can't get many easy buckets. Comes down to the coach cause he can't implement any type of offense.
If Vogel isn't on the hot seat soon, then I don't think Walsh really cares what happens to this team.
Even without Granger there is a ton of talent on this team and they just stink.
I really want to know what Shaw contributes, cause to me, it doesn't look like much. Too much talent here to be playing like crap. I'm ready for SVG or Sloan.
Wait til we start playing good (or even healthy) teams and start losing by 30. No heart, no hustle. Blaming it on Granger's absence is the most pathetic excuse imaginable, yet that's all I've heard from the Pacers players and (sadly) Frank Vogel. And that's another reason Vogel has to go. If he thinks it and says it, of course the players will too.
Btw, where's the sunshine crowd from the Washington win?
Can't blame it on playing games on the road or being tired anymore. What excuses are left?
Man Stacey Paetz has sharpened her game. See her doing sideline reporting tonight on NBA tv
Quarter-serious, semi-ridiculous comment: IU could average more points per game this year than the Pacers.
So 5 fourth quarter points for the Raptors..
So if Collison didn't quietly ask for a trade this offseason I'm going to be pissed.
Seriously. That Dallas trade is looking horrid.
Also, DJ has done nothing for this team. Has he even scored ten points combined this whole season?
Roy needs to get his head out of his *** as well. In the meantime play through Hill, Lance, Tyler and West. They look like the only ones who give a damn right now.
Sigh. I hope this gets better.
I'm not panicking yet, but this has been bad so far. Only good thing is we have a game tomorrow.
I'm not panicking yet, but DJ has looked just awful. I can't believe it's the same player I've watched the past two years. Truly a let down.
Man....where do we go from here? I would almost bet the farm that the two guys that a lot of people thought were the future of the franchise(Paul George, Hibbert) never come anywhere near fans or management's expectations. I never trusted either one but that's just me.
@MikeWellsNBA: Good news: Pacers set a franchise record for fewest pts allowed n a quarter w 5 in the 4th. Bad news: They still couldn't win the game.
It's been suggested before, but why isn't Vogel playing Plumlee? I understand the implications but you've seriously got to consider limiting or benching Hibbert soon. Come up with a fake injury if necessary, but no team in the NBA is going to be successful with a starting center shooting under 38%, especially when he's their highest paid player. That's just crippling. Time for Plumlee to get some minutes; at least he dunks and will be able to catch alleys from Lance/Hill/DJA
I'd rather have Ben Hansbrough be the backup PG over DJ at this point.
DJ looks like an NBDL player. He's made like one good pass and missed 90% of his shots.
We are who we thought they were...
What the heck is Barbosa doing right now? We need offense bad and right now he would be better than anybody on the Pacers other than Hill and West.