It could be bad news for the Indiana Pacers, if Paul George continues to question the way game 4 against the Heat was officiated. George is saying there was some home town cooking, done on the part of the referees in the Miami Heats favor.
Reports have George saying the following;
“You can’t tell me we don’t attack the basket as much as they attack the basket.” “You can’t tell me we’re not aggressive. Maybe we’re too aggressive. We’re just as aggressive as they are attacking the basket and making plays at the rim. Maybe this was just home cooking.”
It’s a good thing George put the word Maybe in his statement. He almost crossed a line the NBA would have objected to. George went on to say;
“Looking at the stat sheet we outplayed them.” “You have to give them credit, they won this game at the free throw line. They really just were able to get to the line more than we were. I thought we outplayed them tonight. “It’s just demoralizing when a game is lopsided. I’m sorry to say, but that was the case, again.
“It’s just demoralizing when a game is lopsided. I’m sorry to say, but that was the case, again. How rare is it we shoot 50 percent, turn the ball over around 13 or so times, out-rebound a team and lose a ball game? … They made 30 free throws. That put them over the edge.”
“We did only have five turnovers, seven steals and 20 points off their turnovers,” he said. “That has nothing to do with the free throw line.”
Do you think the Refs had an influence on the outcome of game 4? Let us know what you think, leave your comments below. I certainly hope George takes some time to cool off, if he continues making the statements, he is making, the NBA could suspend him.
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