While Paul George's ability to match LeBron James' output on the offensive end is crucial to the Indiana Pacers' chances of taking out the MiamiHeat and advancing to the NBA Finals this summer, Roy Hibbert's play around the rim is the biggest key of all for Frank V
There will be plenty of tough decisions that the Chicago Bulls will have to make this offseason. The Bulls, still stinging from 4-1 elimination by the MiamiHeat in the second round of the playoffs, showed that they did not lack heart.
The Indiana Pacers gave the MiamiHeat their best shot in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Unfortunately for the road team, LeBron James and the Heat were the ones who narrowly escaped with a 103-102 victory.
Whether the true cause of their crushing 103-102 overtime defeat was Frank Vogel's coaching blunder (more on that later), Paul George's overcommitment or just another dazzling performance by one of the greatest to ever pick up a basketball is moot.