Top 5 Players
1. Carmelo Anthony (Knicks)
3. David West (Pacers)
4. J. R. Smith (Knicks)
5. Roy Hibbert (Pacers)
1. Iman Shumpert (Knicks)
2. Lance Stephenson (Pacers)
3. Kenyon Martin (Knicks)
Best scorer : Carmelo Anthony (Knicks)
Best passer: Raymond Felton (Knicks)
Best shooter: J.R. Smith (Knicks)
Best low-post scorer: Roy Hibbert (Pacers)
Best leader: David West (Pacers)
Best rebounder: Roy Hibbert (Pacers)
Ranking the Coaches
1. Mike Woodson (Knicks)
2. Frank Vogel (Pacers)
Stats and Facts
- The two teams spilt there 4 regular season meetings. Most of those game where low scoring affairs but a 125 point outburst for the Pacers in February.
- Each team last won a title in 1973 with the Pacers coming in the ABA.
- Carmelo Anthony is second in the playoffs in scoring at 28.9 points per game.
- During the regular season both teams rank in the top 10 in points allowed. The Pacers were 2nd just giving up 90.7 ppg.
- The Knicks are one of the best three point shooting teams while the Pacers are the best in the NBA at defending the three point shot.
- The Pacers are the best rebounding team in the NBA, while the Knicks are -1 on the glass.
Prediction: Pacers in 7