7:00 PM ET, September 23, 2008
The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The Detroit Shock played angry Tuesday night.It turned out pretty well.
• Detroit advanced to its third straight Eastern Conference finals, improving to 6-1 in deciding Game 3s.
• The Shock raced out to a 30-7 first-quarter lead, tying the playoff record for most points scored and fewest points allowed in a first quarter. They led 49-19 at the break, the largest halftime lead in playoff history, and cruised to their 14th home playoff win (second-most all-time).
• Indiana fell to 2-8 in road playoff games and has now been eliminated three straight times in the postseason by Detroit.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-62 (.000)||30-73 (.000)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-17 (.118)||4-12 (.333)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-9 (100.000)||16-17 (.000)|
|Fast Break Points||12||13|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||19 (0/0)||16 (0/0)|