Pacers Rumors & News

  • 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

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    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.

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    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

  • Wizards go to OT to bounce Pacers in playoff rematch

    CSN Washington "The last time the Indiana Pacers were in this building, they were breathing a sigh of relief after eliminating the Wizards in six games of the Eastern Conference semifinals. This injury-decimated version looked nothing like that one -- Roy Hibbert was the only starter in the lineup from that..." November 06

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Because of a procedural delay in securing new visa for a foreign player, Pacers' plan to sign PG Gal Mekel has been thrown into jeopardy

  • Strong bench effort helps Bucks hold off Pacers for road win

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Nobody on the current Milwaukee Bucks roster was worrying about the team's 16-game road losing streak, a skid that dated to last season and was the longest current one among NBA teams. And now it's over. This new version of the Bucks put an end to the streak with an 87-81 victory over the..." November 05

  • Pacers adding guard Gal Mekel "The injury-hit Indiana Pacers are in the process of signing free-agent guard Gal Mekel, according to league sources. Sources told that Mekel, who is in his second NBA season and is one of Israel's two exports in the league alongside Sacramento's Omri Casspi, also drew interest from..." November 05

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Rodney Stuckey (sore left foot) is out for tonight's game at Washington.

  • Kevin Durant admits Paul George's injury influenced him to leave Team USA

    Washington Post "While heading to a gym in Oklahoma City to host his annual basketball camp, Kevin Durant sent a text message to Team USA Coach Mike Krzyzewski to let him know that he needed to talk about something important. Durant had made up his mind that he was drained and could no longer dedicate his summer..." November 04

  • Source: Knicks, Pacers talked J.R. Smith-Chris Copeland deal

    New York Post "One of president Phil Jackson’s big decisions this season is whether to trade J.R. Smith, and the club had recent conversations with the Pacers regarding ex-Knick Chris Copeland, according to a league source. The 6-foot-9 Copeland, whom the Pacers signed in July 2013, has an expiring contract..." November 03

  • Hawks hold off depleted Pacers in home opener

    Fox Sports South "It's a valid question after the Atlanta Hawks' sixth-year point guard has pieced together two consecutive strong performances to start the campaign, keeping his foot on the gas and staying aggressive. He was the engine as Atlanta (1-1) jumped out to a 27-18 lead after the first 12 minutes and he..." November 02

  • Randolph leads Grizzlies over short-handed Pacers

    Fox Sports Midwest "Zach Randolph gave over four dozen tickets to family and friends from his hometown in Indiana. He didn't disappoint with a big third quarter. Randolph scored 11 of his 22 points in the third and added 13 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 97-89 victory over the Indiana Pacers on..." November 01

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    David West did not participate in morning shoot around, and tonight will be the 2nd of 3 games he's expected to miss from ankle sprain.

  • Adam Silver Wants To Help Set Rules For Legalized Sports Gambling "In Adam Silver's opinion, the current gambling laws aren't stopping fans from betting on sports -- they're only restricting domestic opportunities. As sports gambling in New Jersey inches closer to a reality, Silver believes now is the time to start accepting the "inevitable" future. The NBA..." October 31

  • Pacers wrap up season opening win against 76ers led by Roy Hibbert

    Indy Cornrows "With all of the uncertainty surrounding the Indiana Pacers to open the 2014-15 regular season, it almost seemed fitting Indiana's first possession of the season opener culminated in the worst possible start a team could have; a turnover. A bad pass from Donald Sloan was stolen by Tony Wroten, who..." October 30

  • PSD’s 2014-2015 NBA Eastern Conference Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    After a summer of endless drama highlighted by the return of a prodigal son, the Eastern Conference hierarchy looks completely different than it did in June and after a simply disastrous showing last year it appears things will be more competitive this season. October 29

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    George Hill, who sat out practice w/ left knee contusion, said he won't know "until a couple days" on if he'll be ready to play Oct. 29

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    David West’s right ankle still very swollen

  • 33d
    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Rodney Stuckey, who’s dealing w/ a sore foot, hasn’t done on-court work lately to allow it to heal. Says he’s day-to-day, unsure about Wed.

  • Lance Stephenson: Pacers gave me a deadline in free agency

    Indianapolis Star "The life that Lance Stephenson now leads looks a lot different than the one he had in Indiana. For one, he dresses in a locker room soaked in white, purple and teal hues, under a ceiling crafted to appear like a beehive. He lives alone in a downtown condominium where a personal chef prepares..." October 25

  • Lance Stephenson and Pacers could both regret his departure

    New York Post "When Lance Stephenson entered the NBA four years ago after the Pacers took him with the 40th pick in the 2010 draft, he was coming off one collegiate season at Cincinnati and facing serious questions as to whether he would ever realize the talent that earned him the nickname “Born Ready” while..." October 23

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The NBA draft lottery reform has been voted down at Board of Governors meeting, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. System stays.

  • Paul George apparently hitting jumpers 3 months after gruesome injury

    Fox Sports "It's been nearly three months since Paul George suffered a gruesome broken leg on Aug. 1, and he wasn't expected to return to the court for the Pacers this upcoming season by any reports. When George was reportedly walking with only a slight limp at Indiana's media day in September, it was..." October 22

  • Paul George refutes report he didn’t want to play with Kobe Bryant: ‘Media reaching again’

    Pro Basketball Talk "The largest sports media outlet in existence published two hit jobs on Kobe Bryant inside of the same week. The first piece, which was in defense of placing Bryant at 40 in their individual player rankings, wasn’t worth responding to, mainly because of the bizarre, angry tone with which the..." October 22

  • Why the NBA's draft lottery reform is a slippery slope

    Yahoo! Sports "Everyone understands the reasons the Philadelphia 76ers want the NBA to wait on implementing a plan to reform the draft lottery: They need one more season to complete a most brazen two-year tanking cycle. The Sixers didn't invent the idea of gutting a roster to short-circuit a path to the No. 1..." October 21

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    Michael Pointer @michaelpointer

    More Vogel on West: "No idea (on how long out). We just know it's a sprained ankle. X-rays were negative." #pacers

  • 40d
    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Rodney Stuckey (sore left foot), CJ Watson (sore right foot), Luis Scola (rest), and Shayne Whittington (rest) will not play tonight.