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Pacers beat Knicks 102-95 in Game 1

NEW YORK — Every time Carmelo Anthony attacked the rim, a big body seemed to be waiting. David West, Roy Hibbert and the rest of the Pacers are classic Eastern Conference bruisers, and the New York Knicks are countering with something closer to small ball. “It’ll be, to me, a contrast in styles most of the series,” Indiana coach Frank Vogel said. So far, the Pacers’ way is bigger, badder and better. Physical beat finesse Sunday, as the Pacers outworked and outmuscled the Knicks in a 102-95 victory in Game 1 of the East semifinals. West scored 20 points and …

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