After struggling with the New York Knicks, the Indiana Pacers are headed to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in nine years. Indiana won tonight’s game with a final score of 106-99, taking the series 4-2. Despite a stellar 39 point showing from Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks just weren’t able to overcome Indiana’s deep roster. Three Pacers players had 20+ points, led by shooting guard Lance Stepehnson with 25 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double. Indiana will now prep for their Conference Finals series with the Miami Heat.
Lance Stephenson is sponsored by And1, who were a strong figure in the basketball market during the 1990s. Although And1′s popularity and output have since cooled, models like the classic Tai Chi remain suitable choices for the hardwood. The Tai Chi’s clean design and no-frills tech have helped to keep the model relevant, although it’s currently not available for sale.