The irony. The symbolism. It was startling. Reggie Miller and Rip Hamilton really are two of a kind, Michael Smith writes.
On the brink of elimination, the Pacers need one more heroic act from Reggie Miller, writes Michael Smith.
Stephen Jackson talks to Michael Smith about his early life, the brawl and where his head's at now.
Rasheed Wallace guaranteed a win in Game 4. Well, that's easy when you've got teammates like Chauncey Billups and Richard Hamilton.
If the Pistons want to get back on track, Michael Smith says they need to get some players off the bench more often.
Larry Brown's Pistons should go out and earn their wins -- like the Pacers, Michael Smith writes.
MVP debate? Michael Smith says Rick Carlisle not winning Coach of the Year is a bigger injustice.
Who's Jeff Foster? He's the guy who stood toe to toe with Detroit's inside muscle.
There's only one way to make the Pacers-Pistons series competitive: Reinstate Ron.
Paul Pierce and the Celtics haven't used their smarts lately, writes Michael Smith. But they have shown some heart.
Boston's 90-85 home loss to Indy in Game 5 was keyed by 22 Celtics turnovers. You may as well make that 23, because they've given the series away, too.
The Suns can score, sure, but can they play D? As Michael Smith writes, that's what will decide whether they win a title.
The only Pacers-Pistons fight Saturday was the one Indiana put up in a last-minute rally when it pulled to within four before eventually losing 98-93.