Opponent Game Thread: Spurs at Pacers

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

As we venture into enemy territory again, keep this in mind: It's not pretty over there.

In what could have been seen as a Finals preview, the Spurs looked to gather some intelligence on the Indiana Pacers.  I'm not sure if we learned anything, but the ground troops are getting restless.  As always, you'll see a healthy respect for our Spurs, but they also seem to be losing patience with their ground forces.  There weren't many exceptions, and that includes their coach.  To see all their comments, you can see them all at Indy Cornrows.

*****

game against top competition
We probably won't win but it won't be embarrassing. 
by jrbpacers


This game will tell a lot. 
If we play well against the Spurs, that means that we've been playing down to the lesser teams, and that we're tired of the regular season and want postseason to begin. 
by PGlivesclosetome 

Really Hibs? 
You can't finish anyways, u miss more bunnies than my grandma. 
by SWFLPacerFan 

Wins are hard to come by against these Spurs 
But I'd gladly take one. 
by gut19 

They're shooting 40% from three as a team? That is really impressive
by KingPG21

Man! 
They play like a Ferrari and we play like an Edsel!......
by KRex61 

The Offense is unwatchable 
No we don't need a point guard, our "system" doesn't work with one. 
by SWFLPacerFan

Well we had our run. Wrap'er up.
by Nathan S. 

I wish we could spread the floor like the Spurs do
by gut19 

Would a "true point guard" help this team? 
Because as I see it, Parker is finding guys because everyone is moving and y'know, actually getting open. Parker wouldn't find anyone with the spacing these guys have. 
by Nathan S. 

Is there a way for the Pacers to
nab one of the SAS asst. coaches in the off season? 
by denggoy1 

This is depressing 
by Jim"TimeOut"Caldwell 

This could get really ugly 
by gut19 

evan turner sucks
This team looks like shit, I could see a first round exit 
by BieberFever  

those boo birds need to get louder. I cant even watch this 
by Jim"TimeOut"Caldwell 

I hope they get booed out of the building. 
by BenD 

How hard is it to just copy somebody else's offense? 
Just do that, just copy the Spurs. 
by infinityzero.systemerror 

Pacers are supposed to be the best team at home, right? 
by denggoy1 

Has this ever happened? 
Such a good team becoming this bad so quickly? 
by BenD  

I got an idea!!!! 
If and when Roy goes to SA this off season to train with Duncan, Frank should go with him so he can train with Pops. 
by denggoy1 

Shot clock operator should get their eyes checked 
by KingPG21 

Probably too busy sobbing into their hands 
From Indiana's performance. 
by Nathan S. 

How do you come back on these guys? 
Especially if Parker is gonna play like this? 
by SunnyD1988 

Parker is just killing us! 
by KRex61 

Got spooked by Duncan's raised arms. 
by denggoy1 

Going from Robinson to Duncan is potentially as close to the bball equivalent as 
going from Peyton to Luck, right? Short of going from Jordan to Lebron, and that's not happening ever.
by SunnyD1988 

Without question But even better since you could have Duncan and Robinson on the floor at the same time. by Nathan S. 

Robinson was my favourite player growing up so I was thrilled for him to get that title before he retired. by faulcon  

Robinson played through 2003 
So he won two championships 
by Nathan S. 

parker is so good,
Parker able to stop every Pacers run 
Can't fight back from that. 
by Nathan S. 

Yup, this game is getting turned off. I can't watch anymore. It's too ugly. 
by kouta  

You can't crowd Parker at the 3 point line
Or he'll become a blur. 
by gut19 

Maybe we can get one one of those kids with the nunchucks to take out Parker?
Yeah? by SunnyD1988 

You mean a ninja? 
by PGlivesclosetome  

Halftime ninjas 
by SunnyD1988 

They're out in the first round playing like this 
by SunnyD1988 

When San Antonio needs a shot Parker's there.
by Nathan S. 

I'm calling it.
Pacers will win this game. Final score: 75-185. 
by denggoy1 

Peppermint Patty Mills 
by gut19 

that name is still manlier than hibbert 
by Smrick  

7 games against Pop concerns me, a lot. 
They answer everything. 
by SunnyD1988 

They are the Spurs. 
by infinityzero.systemerror 

Spurs have open looks 
Every Pacer shot is a tough one. 
by gut19 

Really surprised. 
I expected plenty bandwagoners during the start of the season when the Pacers were still contenders. Didn't expect so much haters coming out now that the going got tougher. 
by denggoy1 

March was dumb, anyway. 
April is a new month. Yeah, that's what I'll believe. 
by SunnyD1988

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