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The Pacers young wing players are causing all kinds of matchup problems for opponents with Cleveland serving as the latest victims.
The Pacers are rolling out of the gate at 3-0 after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers on Satruday night. All issues were easily masked (21 turnovers?) with the strong play of Paul George and Lance Stephenson leading the way.
Speaking of Stephenson, he is rising to lethal levels of production that simply make the Pacers a fierce squad to deal with on a nightly basis. If he can maintain this impact consistently, the young fella will outgrow his "Born Ready" moniker. In fact, last night after snaring a defensive rebound and then bounding up the floor with the ball all I could think of was my man, Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks -- Beast Mode.
Check out this picture from the Indy Star last night, with Lance personifying Beast Mode on the hardwood.
In the links, check out Mark Montieth's story on Lance where he touches on his future as a free agent that doesn't want to go anywhere.
The Future Can Wait, Stephenson Giving the Pacers a Great Present | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE INDIANA PACERS
Cavaliers at Pacers - Box score
Game Rewind: Pacers 89, Cavaliers 74 | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE INDIANA PACERS
George, Stephenson spark Pacers past Cavs - 1070 The Fan
Pacers beats Cavaliers 89-74 - AP
Highlight: Paul George with a Big Dunk vs. Cavs | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE INDIANA PACERS
Pacers improve to 3-0 with 89-74 pasting of Cleveland | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com
Bigger, better Indiana Pacers clobber Cleveland Cavaliers, 89-74 | cleveland.com
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers Final Score: Pacers smother Cavs, 89-74 - Fear The Sword
Cleveland Cavaliers coach Mike Brown watches Elijah Brown play for Butler in Saturday matinee | cleveland.com
Sunday Shootaround: Bill Russell's statue allows Boston to properly remember his legacy - SBNation.com
Consistent Stephenson leads Pacers past Cavaliers - Indy Sports Legends
Post-Game Grades: Pacers Smack Around the Cavs | 8 Points, 9 Seconds
Hibbert: "Defense prevails over everything" | Pacers Insider
Hall of Famer Walt Bellamy dies at 74 | The Point Forward - SI.com
Sixers’ Tony Wroten with the monster rejection against Derrick Rose (VIDEO) | ProBasketballTalk