Scouting report: Pacers vs. Nets Game 5

Updated: May 1, 2006, 8:22 PM ET
By John Carroll | Scouts Inc.
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Nets Offense: Vince Carter and the Nets ripped out Indiana's heart with their victory in Game 4. Carter had the ball in his hands every key possession. He was flawless in his decision making and efficient in his shot selection. He dominated every Indiana matchup. His aggressiveness and the Nets' ball movement set the tone for the game. The Nets will continue to run their offense through Carter and react to how the Pacers decide to defend him.

John Carroll

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John Carroll joined Scouts Inc. after nine years as an NBA coach, including a seven-year tenure with the Boston Celtics that concluded with a four-month stint as interim head coach in 2003-04. Before joining the NBA, Carroll spent six years as head coach at Duquesne University and seven years at Seton Hall as an assistant to head coach P.J. Carlesimo.