Cory Joseph continued his assault on the Indiana Pacers with 10 points, 4 assists and 1 steal in 24 minutes of play, in Game 3. The Pacers have had no answer for the quick guard’s drives into the paint, as he’s been able to score and create with ease through the first three games of the post-season.
Blooded in the Spurs system of excellence, the veteran Joseph, whether quarterbacking lineups on his own or playing alongside Kyle Lowry, has been part of the most effective lineups Dwane Casey has deployed. The talent disparity at backup point guard is amplified by the poor play of Ty Lawson and Rodney Stuckey, both of whom Joseph has had little trouble against.
Here’s a sampling of his play in Game 3 versus the Pacers: