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NBA Playoffs 2013, Pacers vs. Hawks: Indiana hangs on for Game 6 victory, series win

The Pacers controlled most of Game 6 and held off a Hawks rally to win, 81-73, and take the series, 4-2.

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Pacers' Pendergraph fined for flop

Indiana Pacers forward Jeff Pendergraph becomes the first NBA player fined by the league for a flop in the playoffs.

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Josh Smith preps for free agency following loss

Smith, while talented, has continually drawn the ire of Hawks fans over the years for inconsistent play and poor shot selection.

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Pacers defeat Hawks 81-73, advance to semifinals

It wasn't pretty, but the Pacers are moving on to the Eastern Conference Semifinals following a defensive-minded performance in Game 6.

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Pacers vs. Hawks Game 6 primer: Can Indy advance?

The Hawks are on the brink of elimination as the series shifts back to Atlanta. Can the Pacers close the deal on Friday night and break the streak of home-team wins?

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Breaking up with Hawks-Pacers

I like watching the Warriors and Nuggets. I've written about the Bucks a lot. I know Greivis Vasquez's favorite moves. But Lord, I cannot get into Hawks vs. Pacers. Am I a bad NBA hipster?

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Hawks lose composure in Game 5 loss

Hawks coach Larry Drew was not pleased with his team's lack of composure in a Game 5 loss to the Pacers.

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West, Hibbert set tone for Pacers in Game 5

David West and Roy Hibbert combined for 42 points as they helped lead the Pacers to a crucial Game 5 victory over the Hawks.

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Pacers dominate Hawks to take 3-2 series lead

The Pacers got big performances from David West, Roy Hibbert and Paul George in Game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead over the Hawks.

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Pacers lead Hawks by 7 at halftime

The Pacers have found their offense in Game 5 after struggling in Atlanta, using their advantage down low to take a seven-point halftime lead.

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Hawks eye third straight win in pivotal Game 5

The Hawks look to take their first lead in the series with a victory on the road against the Pacers in Game 5.

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Give Hibbert the ball

The Pacers have lost two straight to the Hawks after winning the first two games of the series. To get back on track, they need to trust Roy Hibbert and give him the ball.

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Hawks aren't exactly rolling right now

The Hawks have lost their last four games at Indiana. Can they put together a complete game to take a series lead back to Atlanta for Game 6?

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Josh Smith's big night evens series

Josh Smith had a huge double-double as the Hawks went up early and were able to hold off the Pacers. The series heads to Indiana even at 2-2.

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Pacers can't stop Hawks at halftime

The Atlanta Hawks used a huge 22-3 run during the first half to take a big lead against the Indiana Pacers into halftime of Game 4.

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Hawks hope to even series with Pacers in Game 4

The Indiana Pacers hope to rebound after a dismal loss in Game 3 to the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.

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Pacers aim for 3-0 lead

The Pacers have blown out the Hawks twice en route to a 2-0 series lead. With the series shifting to Atlanta, can Indiana keep it up in a building where it has lost 11 games in a row?

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Smith, Hawks battle foul trouble in loss to Pacers

Josh Smith's two early fouls set the tone for the rest of Game 2 as the Hawks' star battled foul trouble all night long in a loss to the Pacers.

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Pacers' bench steps up vs. Hawks

Gerald Green and the rest of the Pacers' bench stepped up in a blowout victory over the Hawks in Game 2 on Wednesday night.

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Pacers dominate Hawks again to go up 2-0

Paul George and George Hill teamed up to lead the Pacers to a commanding 2-0 series over the Hawks.

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George thriving again as Pacers lead Hawks at half

Paul George is having another big game as the Pacers lead the Hawks at halftime.

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Stephenson returns to Game 2 with bruised hip

Pacers starting shooting guard Lance Stephenson injured his hip in Game 2 against the Hawks, but he has returned to the floor in the second half.

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Can Atlanta get more physical against Indiana?

After getting roughed up in the opening game, can the Hawks rebound to take a 1-1 split back to Atlanta for Game 3?

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Larry Drew's terrible coaching mistake

The Hawks' best player registered 28 minutes due to foul trouble. Yet Al Horford finished with just three fouls. Ugh.

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Paul George's triple double is very Paul George

Pacers coach Frank Vogel praised his star player's 'offensive physicality," after a marquee performance.

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George shines as Pacers drop Hawks, 107-90

The Indiana Pacers were the more aggressive team in a Game 1 win against the Atlanta Hawks.

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Hawks go small against Pacers in Game 1

The Atlanta Hawks will attempt to beat the Indiana Pacers by creating matchup problems.

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Pacers host Hawks in Game 1

Contrasting styles of play clash as the Pacers host the Hawks in a first-round Eastern Conference playoff series tipping off Sunday.

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Pacers picked to advance past Hawks

The Indiana Pacers are expected to get a fight out of the Atlanta Hawks, but experts are picking Paul George's squad to advance.

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Pacers favored against Hawks

The Hawks and Pacers haven't met in the playoffs since 1996.

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Pacers' longtime underdog mindset has rebirth

The Indiana Pacers have grown through the last two seasons of playoff experiences, but are they ready to take down the big boys?

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David West, Josh Smith key players to watch

Whichever team's frontcourt plays better will likely advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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NBA Playoffs: Comparing Frank Vogel & Larry Drew

Vogel and Drew have never advanced past the conference semifinals in their careers. Will 2013 be the year this changes?

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Pacers favored over Hawks

The Pacers and Hawks split their season series, but trends point towards the Pacers winning out in the playoffs.

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Can Hawks find playoff success sans Joe Johnson?

After five years of falling short with Joe Johnson leading the way, the Atlanta Hawks take a new approach to the playoffs this year.

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The Smith-Horford pick and roll

Josh Smith and Al Horford are two of the most skilled big men in the NBA. The Atlanta Hawks' pet play allows Larry Drew to take advantage of those attributes in a unique way.

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The Paul George maze

Paul George's emergence has allowed Frank Vogel to open his offensive playbook. The best example? A set that takes advantage of George's ability to work off screens.

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