Lance Stephenson continued his irritable actions against the Heat in Game 6, but in the end, he got anything but the desired result.
First, Stephenson tried to get a rise out of LeBron James with a smack to the face during a dead ball situation:
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And then, he later committed a foul on Norris Cole that could have easily resulted in an ejection given the way Stephenson went straight for Cole’s head — but the play was ultimately ruled a flagrant-one by the officials instead.
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The Heat weren’t rattled by Stephenson’s antics, and in fact, it’s likely they played at least some role in Miami running away from the Pacers early, and taking a 26-point lead into the halftime intermission.
But Udonis Haslem was not amused.
One of the league’s few legitimate tough guys had words for Stephenson on the sideline, letting…