Pacers Rumors & News

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose' "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21

  • Griffin’s 31 points, Jordan’s 23 rebounds lead Clippers past pesky Pacers

    L.A. Daily News "A season ago, the Indiana Pacers had the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference at 56-26. But no thanks to major injuries, the Pacers entered their game Wednesday against the Clippers with a record of 8-17. They are 11th in the conference standings. Forward Paul George averaged..." December 18

  • George: Kobe had advice for injury downtime "Paul George said this week he got encouragement from a unique source to deal with his broken leg earlier this year. Kobe Bryant. George, who is likely to miss the entire season for the Indiana Pacers, told the Los Angeles News Group in an interview that Bryant called him immediately after..." December 17

  • Pacers blow out Lakers to snap 8-game skid

    Indianapolis Star "The Indiana Pacers were looking for a way out of an eight-game losing streak and with all the built up frustration, just about any opponent that showed up on the Bankers Fieldhouse court on Monday night would have felt this rage. Guard Rodney Stuckey joked that even a "YMCA team, AAU team"..." December 16

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Among most active teams on phones: (in no order): Celtics, Pistons, Suns, Timberwolves, Hornets, Clippers, Pacers, Nets, Nuggets, Rockets.

  • Pacers owner Herb Simon on Stephenson: 'I'd be OK (but) Bird has to decide'

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana Pacers owner Herb Simon said he would personally be fine with bringing back Lance Stephenson in a trade, however the judgment would be up to the front office. "I'd be OK with it but it's not up to me. Larry (Bird) has to decide if he fits," Simon told The Star prior to Monday's game..." December 16

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    CJ Miles is active tonight and will play — but off the bench. Watson, Stuckey, and S. Hill start on the perimeter.

  • Raptors step up rebounding effort in win over Pacers

    Toronto Sun "It has been the constant conversation with little to no answer. The Raptors defence, when it has been on of late, would get stops, but failed to corral the rebound. Playing the No. 2 team in the league in rebounding in the Indiana Pacers, the Raptors came out focussed on improving one of the..." December 13

  • Clippers hold off late Pacers surge, win 103-96

    Clips Nation "Nothing comes easy on the road, I guess. Even wins against subpar teams in which you're up by a sizable margin. It's been a theme all year for the Clippers. Whether it comes down to just easing up off the gas and refusing to fully crush an opponent's throat, or the bench, the Clippers have made a..." December 11

  • Is it time for the Pacers to change the starting lineup?

    Indianapolis Star "Through a quarter of the season and six changes, the Indiana Pacers have not found something that even resembles an effective starting lineup. Nothing has clicked. Not Chris Copeland shoehorning in at the small forward position. Nor Rodney Stuckey moonlighting as a point guard. Not even the..." December 11

  • Vogel: 'I like our effort. I don't like our record'

    Indianapolis Star "On Monday night, it was Jeff Teague's world, the Indiana Pacers were just living in it. The 26-year-old point guard found every hole in the Pacers defense as he drove, passed and shot Atlanta towards a blowout win, extending the Hawks winning streak to seven. Teague's powerhouse performance..." December 10

  • Hawks pound Pacers 108-92, win seventh straight

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "For Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford, it was the classic case of taking what was given to him. “They were giving me little shots,” Horford said. “I was missing some, but I was taking them. That’s what it’s all about. I just wanted to stay aggressive and with this team, you just never know who’s..." December 09

  • Pacers' Hill still weeks away from return

    The Score "George Hill won't be returning to the Indiana Pacers anytime soon. Hill, who was originally ruled out to start the season with a left knee contusion suffered in a preseason collision with Ricky Rubio of the Minnesota Timberwolves, was later found to have a tear in his left quadriceps. Now..." December 08

  • Mahinmi Out Six to Eight Weeks "The Indiana Pacers announced Sunday that center Ian Mahinmi will be out six to eight weeks with a torn left plantar fascia. " December 07

  • Blazers hold off Pacers, 88-82

    CSN Northwest "It appeared this would be a rough night offensively from the beginning for both teams, but when it was all said done, the Blazers would walk away with a 88-82 win over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday at Moda Center. Damian Lillard finished with a game-high 23 points on 7-of-15 shooting, while..." December 05

  • Phoenix Suns Beat Indiana Pacers, 116-99

    Bright Side Of The Sun "First Quarter The Suns begin the game with a new starting lineup of Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe, P.J. Tucker, Markieff Morris, and Miles Plumlee. P.J. Tucker is getting his first start of the season to help the Suns bring more energy, defense, and rebounding back to the starting unit. Plumlee..." December 03

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    "Roy should be good to go tomorrow night." Vogel reports that Hibbert went through full practice today and is expected to play in Phoenix.

  • Cavaliers claim guard A.J. Price "The Cleveland Cavaliers claimed veteran guard A.J. Price off waivers from the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, sources told To make room for Price on the roster, the Cavs waived rookie guard Will Cherry. It is a reversal of a roster move the Cavs made the first week of the regular season..." December 01

  • Kevin Love's breakout game boosts Cleveland Cavaliers to 109-97 victory over Indiana

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kevin Love's breakout offensive game energized the Cavaliers on Saturday, as they secured their third straight victory with a 109-97 win over the Indiana Pacers at The Q. Love was featured in a high-octane start to the game and finished with a season-high 28 points on 9-of-13 from the field,..." November 30

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury update: Roy Hibbert (sprained left ankle) is questionable for tonight's game. George Hill (left knee contusion) is out.

  • Return of West, Watson trigger win for Pacers over Magic

    Indianapolis Star "David West had sat so long on the Indiana Pacers' bench this season that he was, admittedly, too hyped for his Friday night debut. West's first foul at Bankers Life Fieldhouse came in the game's second minute. Thirty-eight seconds later he had another, leading to a slow walk back to that..." November 29

  • Pacers Waive A.J. Price "The Indiana Pacers announced they have waived guard A.J. Price. The Pacers roster now stands at 15." November 29

  • Rumor: Lance Stephenson was issue with Roy Hibbert, may be issue in Charlotte

    Pro Basketball Talk "Take a little of the salt that you didn’t use as a rub on your Thanksgiving Day turkey and use it here, because it sounds like someone has an axe to grind. That said… This season Roy Hibbert is back to playing like an All-Star, like one of the game’s top centers. He was an All-Star last season..." November 28

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Coach Vogel reports after today's shootaround that David West will be in the starting lineup tonight.

  • Ginobili powers Spurs past Pacers in Messina's coaching debut

    Pounding The Rock "While technically the Spurs 106-100 win over a frisky Pacers squad at the AT&T Center came on Thanksgiving Eve, it had more of a "Freaky Friday" feel to it. The underdog Pacers were missing all of their projected starters yet never felt sorry for themselves for an instant and controlled the..." November 27

  • NBA’s Paul George settles paternity battle

    Page Six "NBA All-Star Paul George has amicably settled his once-searing paternity battle with New York beauty Daniela Rajic over their 7-month-old daughter, Olivia. The injured 24-year-old Indiana Pacers star — who earns about $18 million a year — and ex-stripper Rajic on Tuesday reached a “joint..." November 26

  • Pacers' David West hopes to return to court Friday

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana Pacers power forward David West hopes to make his season debut Friday against the Orlando Magic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. "(Coach Frank Vogel) will make the call," West said after participating in practice Tuesday in San Antonio. "I'll see what he says. (But) I feel good. This last..." November 26

  • Mavericks call 110-100 loss to shorthanded Pacers 'embarrassing'

    Indianapolis Star "Go ahead, and call them the B-team, and the Indiana Pacers will stand up against your more talented stars and show them a thing or two about playing hard. Call them undermanned, and the Pacers will remix their rotation, using what they have remaining in storage and still find a way to..." November 25

  • 27d
    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Hibbert (sprained left ankle) is out for tonight's game. Miles (sore right calf) is questionable. Stuckey (sprained left wrist) is probable.

  • 28d
    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Miles (sore right calf), Hibbert (sprained left ankle) and Stuckey (sprained left wrist) are questionable for tomorrow's game at Dallas.

  • Suns stay hot on the road with win over Pacers

    Fox Sports Arizona "If you ask the Phoenix Suns about their promising start to the NBA season, coach Jeff Hornacek is optimistic while the players are focused on the long-term goal of getting back to the playoffs. After making a late-season playoff push last spring, the Phoenix Suns have picked up where they left..." November 23

  • Pacers coach Frank Vogel: ‘very unlikely’ that Paul George plays this year

    Indianapolis Star "Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George expects to hit a huge milestone in the coming weeks – he will be cleared to run on a basketball court with the speed of a middle-aged man. Though George has recently posted teasers to a documentary about his comeback from a severe broken leg injury,..." November 23

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Paul George says his goal is to play this season. He's ran on the underwater pool, plans to do more court work soon.

  • Solomon Hill's putback gives Pacers an 88-86 win over Charlotte

    Indianapolis Star "From the moment Solomon Hill stepped foot off the plane, landing in Indianapolis as a prospective job candidate, he has acted as a professional. After his pre draft workouts, he made sure to lock eyes with scouts and coaches, and speak confidently in a way they wouldn't expect. As the only..." November 20

  • How 'Malice at the Palace' changed the careers of 6 key Pacers

    SB Nation "Ten years ago, the Indiana Pacers were a team on the rise, loaded with talented players and seemingly ready to compete for their first NBA championship. A few years after losing to the Lakers in the Finals, Indiana had reassembled an impressive group with a combination of exciting young players..." November 20

  • Lance Stephenson: 'I think I'm going to get booed'

    Indianapolis Star "Lance Stephenson has already visualized the scene when his name is announced inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse. He left his only NBA home in July, joining the Charlotte Hornets after a drawn-out month of free agency. He returns Wednesday night for the first time as an opponent. Though those..." November 19

  • Malice at the Palace: devastating time, new direction

    USA Today "The cup of liquid flew out of the stands at the Palace of Auburn Hills and splattered on Ron Artest, prompting the ugliest melee ever seen on an NBA court and sending the Indiana Pacers into full crisis mode. They had to get the players, coaches and staff safely out of the visitor's locker..." November 17

  • Playing angry, Pacers beat Bulls 99-90

    Indianapolis Star "A year ago Sunday they arrived here the toast of the Association, armed with the league's most rigid defense, its most complete starting five and its only unblemished record. Life was good for the Indiana Pacers last November. They traveled to Chicago for an early-season showdown with the..." November 16

  • Nuggets snap losing streak in style, winning big vs. Indiana

    Denver Post "The Nuggets needed this. They needed freeing power a road game can sometimes provide. They needed the shooting they knew their players had in them. They needed a win. And Friday night, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, they got one. A big one. Their six-game losing streak was snapped in a..." November 15

  • Oklahoma City, Indiana try to stay the course despite diversions

    Washington Post "Kevin Durant grabbed a basketball during a timeout in the Thunder’s Tuesday night game against the Bucks and started dribbling behind his back and then between his legs when Russell Westbrook approached. Durant stopped and playfully tried to give the ball to Westbrook, who smiled, waved him off..." November 15

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    After practice today, Coach Vogel said C.J. Miles is probable for tomorrow night's game against the Nuggets.

  • Pacers win 81-75 at Miami, show growth

    Indianapolis Star "Easily the Indiana Pacers' best win of the season came in a building where they have had the hardest time. On Wednesday, Indiana defeated the Miami Heat 81-75, snapping a six-game losing streak through regular-season games played at AmericanAirlines Arena. "We're growing," Pacers coach Frank..." November 13

  • NBA owners expendable, NBPA director says "Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of..." November 13

  • Price helps Indiana Pacers stop Hayward and Jazz 97-86

    Indianapolis Star "For the Indiana Pacers, veteran guard A.J. Price is finder's keepers -- at least for the time being. For how long remains to be seen, and the NBA rule is so confusing that not even Frank Vogel can say. But Monday night's winning coach knows he wants Price around as long as possible,..." November 11

  • Wizards end road trip with another win vs. Pacers

    CSN Washington "This is the medicine the Wizards needed after a humiliating loss to the Toronto Raptors -- beating the Indiana Pacers for the second time in four days -- but Saturday's 97-90 victory at Bankers Life Fieldhouse probably shouldn't have even been this close. The Pacers (1-6) lost Roy Hibbert to a..." November 09

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury update: Roy Hibbert (bruised left knee) will not return to tonight's game.

  • Marcus Smart injury dampens Celtics victory over Pacers

    Boston Herald "First there were two voices in a quiet building, starting a “Marcus Smart” chant. The rest of the Garden crowd didn’t need much to pick up the words as the Celtics rookie laid on the floor under the basket, having his left ankle examined by the team medical staff following a painful foul early..." November 08

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    Chris Copeland will start in place of CJ Miles tonight vs the #Celtics

  • Pacers add guard A.J. Price "The Indiana Pacers have signed free-agent guard A.J. Price in the wake of what league sources said was their abandoning of plans to sign Gal Mekel because of a procedural snag with Mekel's visa. Sources told that the Pacers, after flying Mekel to Boston on Wednesday so he could meet..." November 07

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Hearing ex-Pacers draft pick A.J. Price has emerged as Indy's likely replacement for Gal Mekel if Visa issues indeed scuttle Mekel signing

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