Danny Granger really doesn't like LeBron James. The two have a bit of a history, dating back to when James was in Cleveland and the two were Central Division foes. That was rekindled on Tuesday in Game 2, when both wing players went nose-to-nose after getting tangled up under the basket.
They had another run-in on Thursday night in Game 3, when Granger tugged on LeBron's jersey as the MVP started to go the other way for an open breakaway. As Granger pulled him back, James lifted his elbow a little bit and the Pacer took immediate offense by running up to James and getting in his face. Danny Crawford immediately pushed Granger way down the court to separate the two. A technical foul was called on the Pacers, but James missed the free-throw. They did not call a clear-path foul, however, as the refs said LeBron did not have full possession.
Video of the dust-up after the jump:
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