Score Strip

  1. League: NBA
  2. Golden State vs. Denver
    66 GS
    52 DEN
  3. LA Clippers vs. Portland
    52 LAC
    68 POR
  4. Phoenix vs. Sacramento
    8:53 3rd
    55 PHO
    56 SAC
  5. Indiana vs. Orlando
    101 IND
    86 ORL
  6. Chicago vs. Charlotte
    Final OT
    86 CHI
    91 CHA
  7. Washington vs. Boston
    118 WAS
    102 BOS
  8. Houston vs. New Orleans
    100 HOU
    105 NO
  9. Brooklyn vs. Cleveland
    85 BKN
    114 CLE
  10. Philadelphia vs. Miami
    100 PHI
    87 MIA
  11. Atlanta vs. Milwaukee
    111 ATL
    103 MIL
  12. Utah vs. Minnesota
    Final 2OT
    136 UTA
    130 MIN
  13. Toronto vs. New York
    92 TOR
    95 NY
  14. LA Lakers vs. San Antonio
    113 LAL
    100 SA
  15. Detroit vs. Oklahoma City
    111 DET
    112 OKC
  16. Dallas vs. Memphis
    Final OT
    105 DAL
    106 MEM
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Ball Don't Lie

Iman Shumpert flies in for the tomahawk follow-dunk for the Knicks in Game 2 (Video)

Eric Freeman
Ball Don't Lie

The New York Knicks entered Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals series against the Indiana Pacers in need of an inspired performance after Sunday's Game 1 home loss. On at least one play Tuesday night, they got just that.

With just under 8:30 remaining in the first half, Chris Copeland launched a three-pointer from the wing that rimmed out back towards the paint. While the shot initially appeared to deflect far enough from the basket to result in a long rebound, Iman Shumpert had different ideas. Shumpert timed his jump perfectly, reached back to grab the ball with his right hand, and threw down a massive tomahawk follow-dunk in one movement. It was a massive highlight, and it also gave the Knicks a 38-26 lead.

After the jump, check out a GIF of Shumpert's incredible slam.

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Although the Pacers cut that lead to 47-42 at halftime, the Knicks were able to bounce back in the second half with an overwhelming 30-2 run from 3:28 in the third quarter to 4:48 in the fourth to put the game out of reach. The Knicks ended up with a 105-79 win, with the Pacers effectively conceding the game and subbing in their bench near the midpoint of the fourth quarter. Game 3 is Saturday, which gives both teams plenty of time to think about what worked, what didn't, and what requires adjustments.

(Video via The Point Forward)

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