Rufus On Fire "The Bobcats took advantage of a Pacers team that just didn't have "it" on Wednesday night and made a statement behind another incredible performance from Al Jefferson. Coming into Wednesday night's game against the Indiana Pacers, the Bobcats were in the midst of their toughest stretch of games..." March 06
San Francisco Chronicle "It felt as if the Warriors' season was teetering on the outcome of Tuesday night's game against the Pacers. Win, and the Warriors would become the only Western Conference team to beat both Miami and Indiana on the road - making a bold statement about being a legitimate contender. Lose, and..." March 05
Indianapolis Star "Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel has raved about David West's leadership during the past three seasons. He's talked about his veteran presence in the locker room. He noted his maturity in taking a lesser scoring role in order to give Paul George and Lance Stephenson a better chance to develop..." March 03
Per Pacers PR: George Hill (bruised left shoulder) is out tonight. C.J. Watson will start.
Indianapolis Star "A coach in Frank Vogel's position can talk all he wants about embracing a new acquisition, hailing that player for the real (and invented) benefits his presence affords the team. It's the salesman role every NBA coach plays after a trade or free agent signing. It's talk. But it becomes..." March 02
George Hill will not play tonight at Boston due to a bruised left shoulder suffered vs. Bucks. CJ Watson will start in his place.
Indy Cornrows "Evan Turner is comfortable on the court with the ball in his hands. That much was obvious in Turner's first game with the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, as the versatile wing wasn't shy about trying to make plays and find his shot. "My teammates did a great job of getting me acclimated," Turner..." February 28
Pro Basketball Talk "The Indiana Pacers do plan on putting Andrew Bynum on the court in one of their uniforms. Of course, that can only happen when Bynum is fully healthy and in condition and that is going to happen whenever it happens (I have gotten out of the Bynum timeline business, I’d rather be Carnival Cruise..." February 28
Indy Cornrows "The Indiana Pacers had to outlast another tough effort from the Milwaukee Bucks in their 101-96 victory, once again playing worse than their record and once again seeing the Bucks play better than theirs. There were a number of parallels between tonight and their 110-100 victory last week in..." February 28
Andrew Bynum, who sat out yesterday’s practice due to knee soreness, felt much better so he did simulated 3-on-3 work post-shootaround.
Indy Cornrows "Paul George led seven double figure scorers with 20 points. Evan Turner debuted with the Pacers, scoring 13 points off the bench as Indiana lock in against the Lakers in the second half to grab the win. The Indiana Pacers finally turned on the defensive intensity early in the third quarter,..." February 26
USA Today "Once upon a time in NBA lore, Antoine Walker was asked why he shot so many three-pointers and replied, “There are no fours.” Now, the idea of a four-point shot is not only not outrageous but an actual possibility. In an ESPN interview, NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn and VP of..." February 26
USA Today "The Indiana Pacers made the biggest move at Thursday's trade deadline, acquiring Evan Turner from the Philadelphia 76ers for Danny Granger's expiring contract and a future second-round pick. The deal gives them a healthy upgrade in bench scoring and a good backup option in case Lance Stephenson..." February 23
Indianapolis Star "Hopefully for the Indiana Pacers, struggles with the NBA's lesser teams doesn't continue. After losses to teams like Orlando, Dallas and Minnesota — two of which are sub-.500 — the team with the league's best record escaped Milwaukee Saturday night with a not-so-easy 110-100 win at the Bradley..." February 23
Fansided "Lost in the fallout of the highly publicized trade that sent Danny Granger to the Philadelphia 76ers and the Evan Turner/Lavoy Allen combo to the Indiana Pacers was that it created the need for the East’s best team to open up a roster spot. They did so with the release of one of their stockpile of..." February 22
USA Today "Nine years ago, Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations Larry Bird drafted Danny Granger, who would become one of his most beloved players. But on Thursday afternoon, Bird needed to make a quick decision regarding the future of his "favorite." Ultimately, the need to improve the..." February 22
Yahoo! Sports "The Indiana Pacers have traded Danny Granger to the Philadelphia 76ers for forwards Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Turner, 25, gives the Pacers a talented, young wing player whom they can keep beyond this playoff run. Turner has averaged 17.4 points, six..." February 21
The Pacers have tested the trade market for Danny Granger over the last 24 hours but haven't found a deal they like, sources said
Indiana has traded Danny Granger to Philadelphia, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Philadelphia is sending Evan Turner as part of a package to the Pacers for Danny Granger, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
SI.com "The Indiana Pacers traded forward Danny Granger to the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen, reports Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski Granger, has played 29 games this season while he continues to work his way back from a knee injury. Granger spent eight season in..." February 20
PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 20
NBA announces flop warnings for Pacers' C.J. Watson and Ian Mahinmi for flops in Wednesday's game vs. Timberwolves.
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Even those in the middle of the fray — pushing, shoving, running, competing — knew something special was going on Wednesday night. At one point J.J. Barea looked up at the scoreboard and was stunned by how many points Kevin Love and Paul George had already scored. For much of the night, but..." February 20
Indy Cornrows "The Indiana Pacers looked rested and ready to go in their first game back from the All-Star Break against the Atlanta Hawks. They put on a seven and a half minute clinic in the first quarter of their near wire-to-wire victory, hitting 13 of their first 14 shots (the one miss a block credited to..." February 19
Fansided "In last year’s NBA All-Star game, Paul George was a revelation for many fans. With the recent success of the Indiana Pacers it was not a complete surprise, but it might be that fans simply did not see George as a superstar yet and he used the game as an opportunity to open some eyes. In his..." February 16
Pro Basketball Talk "John Wall‘s final dunk of the night won the 2014 Slam Dunk Contest for the team representing the Eastern Conference, but the drastic format changes to the event, and not any of its dunks, are what will be remembered most from this year’s All-Star Saturday showcase. “I think it was cool,” Wall..." February 16
Pro Basketball Talk "In the first year of the new 3-point contest format, the 27-year old Marco Belinelli emerged victorious, holding off Sophomore Bradley Beal with a contest-high 24-point performance in the tiebreaker round to beat Beal’s 18-point performance. The first format change, which pitted the conferences..." February 16
Pro Basketball Talk "Damian Lillard’s busy All-Star Saturday night started out pretty darn well — with a repeat win. Lillard will be in all three major events on the evening and first out of the gate he and Trey Burke teamed up to win the NBA All-Star Saturday Skills Challenge — by just one tenth of a second over..." February 16
NBA.com "Miami's Chris Bosh hit a half-court shot to give Team Bosh the victory in the Shooting Stars contest that opened up NBA All-Star Saturday night. Bosh and teammates Dominique Wilkins and WNBA player Swin Cash had a final-round time of 31.4 seconds. Each team must hit shots from 10 feet from a..." February 16
SB Nation "Andre Drummond scored 30 points, grabbed 25 rebounds and was selected the Rising Stars MVP as he led Team Hill over Team Webber, 142-136. The second-year big man got most of his work done early; he scored 17 points and collected 11 rebounds in the first half. Kevin Love recognized. Anthony..." February 15
ESPN.com "By next season, the NBA is planning to create and use a centralized replay center to help referees and speed up games. "What we're in the process of doing is we're going to create a central location where we'll have people there who will be watching every game," NBA president of basketball..." February 15
College Basketball Talk "With the shift in leadership from David Stern to Adam Silver, the NBA has begun a new era with Silver taking over as commissioner. Last week it was discussed that one area in which Silver would like to make changes is the NBA’s age limit, which would be raised from 19 to 20 years old if Silver..." February 14
Direct Elect selections 4 Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame: Sweetwater Clifton, Guy Rodgers, Slick Leonard, Sarunas Marciulionis, David Stern.
Dallas Morning News "With big-boy basketball going on Wednesday in the Mavericks’ finale before the All-Star break, what we learned was that they aren’t afraid of a good barroom brawl. Perhaps it was the residual sting from the previous night when they were humiliated in Charlotte, but whatever clicked in the..." February 13
Indianapolis Star "When the Indiana Pacers came together again on Monday, the stench of "last night" lingered in the locker room like a hamper full of dirty socks. Not enough time had passed to shake off the bad loss in Orlando — a good thing for a team with a long memory and high aspirations. While they may never..." February 11
Orlando Sentinel "Nik Vucevic's reaction said it all. As the final tenths of a second ticked off the clock Sunday night, Vucevic took a few dribbles and hurled the basketball skyward. The fans inside Amway Center, almost all of them standing, yelled and shouted their approval. Pure joy. The Orlando Magic..." February 10
Indianapolis Star "George Hill walked into work on Friday morning with a song in his heart and a swagger to his step. It seemed as if nothing could ruin his day. Neither the absence of his starting backcourt mate nor the struggles of his All-Star teammate could derail Hill. Not even the harangued, croaky baritone..." February 08
Coach Vogel reports the Lance Stephenson will be out tonight and Danny Granger will start.
CBSSports.com "The contestants for the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest, along with the Skills Challenge and 3-Point Contest, are scheduled to be announced Thursday, but of course reports are already leaking out about who's going to participate. Damian Lillard was reported on last night, you can find more on that here...." February 06
Lance Stephenson has a bruised lower back, and his status is day-to-day.
Yahoo! Sports "On Thursday, the silliest of leagues is about to hit its silliest part of the regular season. February 6 marks the beginning of the fortnight that leads up to the end of the NBA’s trading period. February 20 hosts the NBA’s trade deadline in late afternoon, and with the league’s seemingly..." February 05
Fansided "The Andrew Bynum saga from earlier this year took on a life of its own as fans were reminded of how self-centered the big man’s image was when it came to how he carried himself with a team. Bynum had sat out an entire season with the Philadelphia 76ers, making little effort to play for them and..." February 05
Indy Cornrows "The Pacers hold off a late Hawks rally to snap a 12-game road losing streak in Atlanta behind 22 points and 10 rebounds from David West. Lance Stephenson was injured in the third quarter, leaving the game. Perhaps the best result from the Indiana Pacers' first regular season road victory..." February 05
Indy Cornrows "After the Pacers shootaround on Monday, Frank Vogel revealed how inspired he was by the Seattle Seahawks' impressive performance while winning the Super Bowl. Prior to the game, Vogel brought up the Seahawks again in the context of finding ways to improve the offense throughout the playing..." February 04
Lance Stephenson return doubtful after fall. Sore lower back. #ATLHawks
Indianapolis Star "Finally, the Indiana Pacers showed their NBA-leading magic. Of course, the visiting Orlando Magic had something to do with that. The combination of a strong Pacers finish and the ineptness of the league's second-worst team combined to send the Bankers Life Fieldhouse crowd home happy and..." February 04
NBA.com "The Pacers signed free agent center Andrew Bynum on Saturday morning, but head coach Frank Vogel said before Saturday's game that the former All-Star will not play for the Pacers on Monday night. He's unlikely to join the team before the middle of the week, and Vogel said Bynum might not play in a..." February 03
Fansided "The Indiana Pacers decided to sign center Andrew Bynum to back up Roy Hibbert and provide depth up front with veteran Ian Mahinmi over the weekend. “We’ve got protection for Roy (Hibbert) and Ian (Mahinmi) and we’ll see how it works out,” Pacers’ president of basketball operations Larry Bird..." February 03