Best action shots from Wednesday’s NBA playoff action
Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic
Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (55) blocks a shot attempt by Orlando Magic power forward Glen Davis (11) during the first quarter of game three in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at the Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Douglas Jones-US PRESSWIRE
O.J. Mayo gives the Grizz a lift off the bench against Mo Williams and the Clippers in Wednesday's Game 2, scoring 20 points to help Memphis bounce back from a Game 1 collapse with a 105-98 win.
Cleared for Blake-off
Blake Griffin dunks for two of his 22 points to go along with nine rebounds.
Mike Conley is outscored 29-19 in his duel with Chris Paul, but he and the Grizz get off the mat to even the series.
Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs quickly put the visiting Utah Jazz away in Game 2 on Wednesday, leading by 11 after the first quarter and by 25 at the half. The end result: a 114-83 Spurs win to give them a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference first-round matchup. Duncan played less than 27 minutes but still provided 12 points and 13 rebounds. Getty ImagesRonald Martinez
The Jazz's Gordon Hayward splits the defense of Manu Ginobili (No. 20) and Stephen Jackson to get off a shot, but it looks like it wasn't quite a leisurely stroll through the paint. Getty ImagesRonald Martinez
Every Spurs starter scored in double figures in Game 2, including center Boris Diaw, who took on Paul Milsap here to get to the basket. Diaw scored 11 points in a game in which ultimately seven Spurs had at least 10 points. Getty ImagesRonald Martinez
The San Antonio Spurs mascot gets down with a young fan during Game 2. NBAE/Getty ImagesD. Clarke Evans
Pop gets his due
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich accepts his NBA Coach of the Year Award as Tim Duncan (far left) and San Antonio legend David Robinson applaud. NBAE/Getty ImagesD. Clarke Evans
I can't watch!
Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy reacts after one of his team's 17 turnovers in Wednesday's Game 3 disaster at home. After winning Game 1 of the series in Indiana by four points, the Magic have lost the last two by 15 and 23 points, respectively. And Wednesday's 97-74 loss gave home court back to the Pacers.
Orlando Magic power forward Ryan Anderson (No. 33) recovers a loose ball by Indiana Pacers center Louis Amundson during the second quarter of Game 3. Anderson finished with seven points, Amundson went scoreless.
Tower of power
Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (No. 55) blocks a shot attempt by Orlando Magic power forward Glen Davis (No. 11) during the first quarter. Hibbert had 18 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks.
Magic big man Glen Davis shoots over Pacers forward Lou Amundson in Game 3. Getty ImagesMarc Serota
Guard Quentin Richardson (No. 5) of the Orlando Magic drives around Indiana's Paul George in Game 3, but without much luck, as the Magic were blown out and Richardson scored only two points. Getty ImagesMarc Serota