George Hill hit 5-of-8 shots for 12 points, three rebounds, four assists and a steal in Saturday's Game 1 loss to the Hawks.
Hill was abused by Jeff Teague tonight (28 points, five assists) and isn't a good match up for Atlanta's point guard. He could end up giving way to C.J. Watson for the rest of the series, as Hill and Roy Hibbert haven't looked right since the All-Star break. The Pacers no longer have homecourt advantage in this series, nor have they figured out how to match up with Atlanta.
Roy Hibbert hit 4-of-9 shots for eight points, eight rebounds and zero blocks in Saturday's 101-93 Game 1 loss to the Hawks.
Hibbert has a terrible match up with Pero Antic (8 points, 7 rebounds, 2 3-pointers) and could find himself benched for much of this series, because Antic plays mainly on the perimeter. Hibbert has been struggling for some time and this series should offer more of the same. And if the Pacers don't figure things out quickly, they're going to make an early exit and heads will likely roll in Indy. Not only did Hibbert fail to block a shot, but he had his shot blocked by Kyle Korver. Yes, Kyle Korver.