Back in 2nd round, Knicks face old rival in Pacers
NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony likes Eastern Conference playoff basketball, even the pounding and pain that goes with it.
The wide-open West was fun, with more scoring and less defense, and it certainly didn't hurt as much. But coming off his first series victory since leaving Denver -- and his team's first in 13 years -- he has adapted to the way it is on the other side.
And here comes a team that represents it as well as anyone.
The Indiana Pacers are rough and tough, but the ...
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