Ginobili’s designated role off the bench for all these years has always been a mystery. He’s a three-time NBA champion, has averaged 15 points, five assist and three rebounds in limited minutes over the course of his career, and will one day be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Roy Hibbert went for 24 points and 11 rebounds, and came up with the biggest stop of the game in a showdown at the rim with LeBron James. He was the biggest deterrent to LeBron and the Heat reaching their third consecutive NBA Finals in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Simply put, it was one of the best games of his career.
After falling 106-99 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semis to the Indiana Pacers, the New York Knicks season has officially ended. Considering the lofty expectations, it couldn’t have been in more disappointing fashion.
Of course, J.R. Smith, the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year and First Team All-Twitter, took to the internet to make sure everyone knew where he stood on the season that was: