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Knicks’ Josh Hart was caught sharing NSFW message to Reggie Miller amid wild end to Game 2 vs. Pacers

As the New York Knicks were beating the Indiana Pacers in Game 2 of their second-round NBA Playoff matchup, the crowd at Madison Square Garden erupted in a chant aimed at TNT broadcaster Reggie Miller – who commented on the match in color. .

Knicks fans broke up the chant of “F*** you, Reggie” in the final seconds of the game. Just in case Miller didn’t understand the chants, Hart made sure he knew what the crowd was shouting:

Miller had some epic moments against the Knicks at MSG. On June 1, 1994, the Pacers trailed 70-58 early in the fourth quarter, and Knicks superfan Spike Lee gave Miller a choke signal. Miller scored 25 points in the fourth quarter to finish with 39 and lead Indiana to a 93-86 victory, then he repaid Lee with a prominent choke sign.

On May 7, 1995, Miller scored 8 points in 8.9 seconds in the final seconds against the Knicks.

The Pacers trailed 105-99 with 18.7 seconds left as they took the ball in at half court. Mark Jackson found Miller on the left wing, who scored a 3-pointer with 16.4 seconds left. Miller stole an errant pass (and maybe fouled Greg Anthony?) and hit 3 more to tie the score with 13.2 seconds left.

The Pacers then fouled the Knicks’ John Starks on the inbounds pass, but he missed both free throws. Patrick Ewing grabbed the offensive rebound but missed, and Miller was fouled by Starks on the rebound with 7.5 seconds remaining.

Miller then made both free throws and the Pacers came away with a 107-105 victory over New York.

It’s good to see that Knicks fans haven’t forgotten and aren’t afraid to give Miller a hard time in their arena.

The Knicks lead 2-0 against the Pacers

    New York Knicks guard Josh Hart (3) celebrates in the fourth quarter against the Indiana Pacers in game two of the second round of the 2024 NBA Playoffs at Madison Square Garden.
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Jalen Brunson returned from injury to score 24 of his 29 points in the second half, leading the Knicks to a 130-121 victory over the Pacers on Wednesday night for a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

OG Anunoby added a career-high 28 points in the playoffs before leaving with a left hamstring injury in the third quarter. He did not return to the game. It was another difficult absence for the injury-riddled Knicks, who have already lost three key players to season-ending injuries.

Donte DiVincenzo scored 28 points and Josh Hart had 19 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists while playing all 48 minutes for the third straight game.

Former Knicks forward Obi Toppin added 20 points in another strong effort from Indiana’s bench unit.

Tyrese Haliburton bounced back from a poor Game 1 to score 34 points, nine assists and six rebounds for the Pacers in the loss.

Next, the Knicks will face the Pacers in Indiana for Game 3 of the series on Friday night.