Things are getting chippy out East, probably because Indiana is in danger of becoming the sixth-ever No. 1 seed to be bounced in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
In the second quarter of Thursday night's game, Mike Scott and George Hill went toe-to-toe on a dead ball. Hill pointed his finger a little to close to Scott's face -- in it, really -- and Scott responded with a two-hand shove to Hill's face. A fracas ensued, with both players being assessed technicals.