One good aspect of having your games on national television is that fans get a little bit of a deeper look at the team. No disrespect intended towards Fox Sports Indiana, but ABC has the resources and cozy relationship with the league that allows them to get cameras into team huddles and other more intimate locations.
The tunnel to the locker room became just that in multiple senses of the word when David West took a well-struck slap to the buttocks from a fan while on his way to join his team at halftime.
Pacers fans haven’t gotten to see their team play a regular season game on network television for … I honestly don’t even know how many seasons. Several. But this is the type of stuff you get. Congratulations.
(GIF via Deadspin)