Pacers Rumors & News

  • Bucks hang on after building early lead over Pacers

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A foul-filled game came down to the final moments Thursday night. This time a game-tying three-point attempt by Indiana's George Hill spun out, and the Milwaukee Bucks survived with a 111-107 victory at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Bucks never trailed after leading by as many 23 points..." March 27

  • Hill's layup beats Wizards, ends Pacers' victory drought

    Indianapolis Star "Back when the Indiana Pacers glided to their season-best winning streak, they faced several rivals who were missing their star players. The list of absent or injured standouts could have made an All-Star team, but the Pacers took advantage and recorded seven straight wins. By Wednesday night,..." March 26

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury update: David West will be out for tonight's game against Milwaukee with an allergic reaction.

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury report: Rodney Stuckey (sore left calf) and Paul George (rehab, broken right leg) are out for tonight's game in Milwaukee.

  • Rockets weather Pacers’ second-half rally, hang on for road victory

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets couldn’t catch a break in their third quarter against the Pacers on Monday night. Indiana was on a comeback run when guard Pat Beverley headed to the locker room clutching his left wrist. Joey Dorsey was benched after arguing a call and picking up a technical foul. Jason Terry and..." March 24

  • No hint of Paul George's return "Paul George's long-awaited return is still on hold. The Pacers' two-time All-Star told reporters Monday that although he's eager to clear the final hurdle in his 7½-month recovery from a broken right leg by returning to game action, he's not going to push himself to go too soon. "We want to..." March 24

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury report: Rodney Stuckey (sore left calf) is questionable and Paul George is out for tonight's game against the Rockets.

  • Larry Bird tells ESPN he expects Paul George to play this season/cleared by doc ""He’s getting a lot better," Bird said. "I think he has to go through a series of tests this week, just like we’ve always been doing to see where he’s at. I think he’s cleared by the doctors to play, but obviously he’s not in shape. Just because he’s cleared to play, doesn’t mean he’s in shape to..." March 23

  • Surging Nets topple Pacers, inch closer to No. 8 seed

    New York Post "Somehow, someway, the Nets still have life. After a five-game losing streak seemingly left them with next to no shot at making the playoffs, Brooklyn has reeled off four wins in five games, the latest a 123-111 victory over the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday night. With the..." March 22

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    David Woods @DavidWoods007

    Vogel: Still no timetable for Paul George's return. #Pacers

  • Paul George to make season debut within next week, according to report

    SB Nation "Paul George will indeed return this season at some point within the next week, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst. He could even come back to game action as soon as Saturday against the Nets. This week marks the seventh month and third week since he horrifically broke his leg during a..." March 21

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver talks potential labor strife, draft lottery changes and salary cap

    Houston Chronicle "NBA commissioner Adam Silver remained optimistic about many of the changes he has sought, but said the changes to the draft lottery approved by the majority of NBA teams will likely be postponed because the NBA Players Association turned down his proposal for a more gradual increase of the salary..." March 21

  • Simon widow's lawsuit against IRS sheds light on Pacers' ownership

    Indianapolis Star "With the Indiana Pacers languishing in public perception and on the court in 2007, team co-owner Mel Simon approached his brother and co-owner Herb about selling the team, according to a lawsuit filed in Colorado. Bren Simon, Mel Simon's widow, is suing the Internal Revenue Service in U.S...." March 20

  • Mirotic's strong second half lifts Bulls to win over Pacers

    CSN Chicago "Pacers big man Ian Mahinmi was giving Nikola Mirotic too much space on the perimeter, but the rookie, perhaps feeling too aggressive after taking consecutive shots, had to be prodded by Joakim Noah to go for one more. The crowd was mumbling, begging for Mirotic to take the 20-footer, and being..." March 19

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury update: Ian Mahinmi (neck strain) is questionable for tomorrow night's game in Cleveland.

  • Al Harrington makes it official: His playing days are over

    Denver Post "Eighteen years old became 25 became 30 became 35. Sixteen years in the NBA can be a blur, Al Harrington can attest to that. He lived it. On Wednesday, he recounted near two-decades worth of just sheer fun, allowing the words that put an end to things kick off the conversation. He sat..." March 18

  • Raptors rediscover their defence in win over Pacers

    Toronto Star "If nobody doubts head coach Dwane Casey’s allegiance to the Raptors, it’s still beyond question that his basketball heart lives in Kentucky, where he spent his formative glory days as captain of the 1978 NCAA championship team. “It was probably the most exciting time — and purest of times in my..." March 17

  • NBA playoffs may need a format change

    USA Today "Enticing cross-conference NBA playoff matchups capture the imagination, presenting the idea of a fair and just basketball world in which only the best of the best are welcome. Dare to dream about the possibilities. LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant (or, for that matter, Russell Westbrook) as..." March 17

  • Teammate: Paul George 'not even close to 100 percent'

    Indianapolis Star "As the Indiana Pacers ascend as the hottest team in the NBA, fans should expect Paul George to remain seated. OK, so the familiar face of the franchise donning a new number may still indeed make his long-awaited comeback before the end of the 2014-15 season. He may play restricted minutes off..." March 16

  • The Paul George you remember is not coming back this season

    Indianapolis Star "As the Indiana Pacers ascend as the hottest team in the NBA, fans should expect Paul George to remain seated. OK, so the familiar face of the franchise donning a new number may still indeed make his long-awaited comeback before the end of the 2014-15 season. He may play restricted minutes off..." March 16

  • Stuckey claims someone from Pistons sabotaged his free agency "Pacers guard Rodney Stuckey told that members of his old team, the Pistons, poisoned the free agency well for him by smearing him to team personnel across the league. Rodney Stuckey believes somebody in Detroit was spreading dirt on him throughout the NBA. Telling people he's a bad..." March 15

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Coach Vogel said after shootaround today that Roy Hibbert is "good to go" for tonight's game.

  • Paul George sounds less sure of returning this season

    Indianapolis Star "A week ago, Paul George said he hoped to be the Indiana Pacers' missing piece. Friday, he said he didn't want to ruin the puzzle. Speaking to the media for just the third time since returning to practice, George was much more hesitant when talking about a potential return date than he had..." March 14

  • Pacers use overtime run to beat Bucks for seventh straight win

    Indy Cornrows "The Indiana Pacers needed an extra period to put the Milwaukee Bucks into the loss column, but coming away with the 109-103 win was not lack of reward given the flow of the game and the difficulties Indiana had with turnovers and foul trouble. The Pacers committed 20 turnovers on the night, eight..." March 13

  • Rodney Stuckey: I Want to Remain With Pacers

    Basketball Insiders "(Rodney) Stuckey’s recent play has fans wondering and worrying if the Pacers will be able to keep him beyond this season. He says not to worry. “I want to be here,” he said. “When that time comes, we’ll definitely figure something out.” “I love it here, man,” he said. “I’m staying in the..." March 13

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    CJ Miles is in the starting lineup for the #Pacers

  • NBA Players Union rejects cap smoothing, setting up ridiculous 2016 free agency summer

    SB Nation "The NBA Players Association has officially rejected cap smoothing when the new TV deal comes into play. Get ready for an absolutely wild summer in 2016. The National Basketball Players Association has informed the NBA that it will not agree to "smoothing" of the salary cap prior to the 2016-17..." March 12

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Roy Hibbert out tonight for Pacers due to elbow injury. C.J. Miles will be game-time decision, Pacers coach Frank Vogel said in pregame.

  • Pacers becoming one of NBA's best at accumulating assists

    Indianapolis Star "By now, it should be known how well the Indiana Pacers have performed since the start of February, winning 12-of-14, the best winning percentage in the NBA over that time. However, the scope of this superb play shows in places where the Pacers haven't always belonged. Since the start of their..." March 12

  • Stuckey leads Pacers' hot shooting past Magic

    Indianapolis Star "The Rodney Stuckey whom the Indiana Pacers pursued last summer in free agency did not look to be the answer to the team's shooting woes. After losing their two best creators and coming off a season in which they functioned with a middle-of-the-pack 44.9 field-goal percentage, the Pacers signed a..." March 11

  • With a playoff spot in reach, Pacers say they won't count on Paul George helping them grab it

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "A playoff spot is within reach, with Paul George potentially available to help grab it. Things are suddenly setting up nicely for the Indiana Pacers after they had it rough for so long. But since nothing has come easily this season, they aren't counting on that changing now. "Honestly, we're..." March 09

  • Pacers get late lift from Ian Mahinmi to close out Bulls for fourth straight win

    Indy Cornrows "Despite the Indiana Pacers jumping out to an 18-6 lead against the Chicago Bulls, the Pacers couldn't work towards their fourth straight win without getting caught in an all-too-familiar grind it out slugfest against their Central Division foe. After their hot start, Indiana succumbed to a dry..." March 07

  • Pacers cruise past Knicks 105-82

    Indy Cornrows "Indiana had little trouble topping the Knicks at home, winning their third straight game. George Hill had 21 & 6 assists to lead the Pacers. A 7-0 start for the Indiana Pacers would set the tone in their win against the New York Knicks, one that proved less than daunting from the outset. The..." March 05

  • Pacers search out unique revenue source: fantasy sports

    Indianapolis Star "FanDuel has succeeded by giving its fans a short-term option: one-day fantasy sports. The Indiana Pacers are eying a longer-term commitment from the New York-based leader in the industry of daily fantasy sports – a lucrative sponsorship deal. The team said Monday it is in early talks with..." March 04

  • David West on Brian Shaw being fired: ‘That’s bulls–t

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Nuggets announced on Tuesday that head coach Brian Shaw has been fired. David West and plenty of others feel that Shaw was not given a fair shot. West, who worked with Shaw when Shaw was an assistant coach with the Indiana Pacers, said the Nuggets had no chance of winning with the..." March 03

  • A healthy George Hill has helped Pacers find their mojo

    Indianapolis Star "In the unavoidable quiet that lingers in a locker room following a season-ending loss, George Hill stared at the floor and chose his words carefully. "This should motivate everyone," he said nine months ago after Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals, moments after the Indiana Pacers were..." March 01

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury report: Solomon Hill is questionable for tomorrow night's game against the Sixers due to illness.

  • OKC's bench puts game away in win over Pacers

    The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook walked to the bench with just over two minutes remaining in the third quarter Tuesday night, with another triple-double already in hand but his team leading the pesky Pacers by only seven. On most nights, that substitution simply would have been Westbrook’s customary final..." February 25

  • Pacers stay hot in February, beating Warriors

    Indianapolis Star "Back in early January, Frank Vogel declared how much he liked how his Indiana Pacers were playing. He said this fresh from a defeat, after one of those games that littered the earlier part of the season: Indiana showed a keep-on-trucking temperament by "sharing the basketball, playing hard," as..." February 23

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury update: Rodney Stuckey (sprained left ankle) is questionable for tomorrow's game against the Warriors.

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    The #Nuggets were never interested in any Lawson for Pacers guard George Hill swap.

    NBA Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Oklahoma City is engaged with Utah and Indiana in trade scenarios, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Pacers have long coveted Jackson too.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Pacers made a serious bid to acquire Oklahoma City's Reggie Jackson, but lost out to Detroit.

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Sources say Denver trying to move Ty Lawson and that Nuggets coach Brian Shaw wants his old Indiana pupil George Hill as replacement

  • Andrew Bynum once drove around Philly with a gas nozzle and hose hanging from his Ferrari

    Yahoo! Sports "Former NBA All-Star Andrew Bynum was a throwback in so many ways. Not only was his deft back to the basket game a standout skill in an NBA that was creeping closer and closer to the spread out and perimeter-heavy ball that is so prevalent today, but he also acted as a throwback to the days in..." February 17

  • The Raptors want David West, but probably won't get him

    SB Nation "Toronto is one of the top pursuers of Indiana's David West, but it doesn't sound like the Pacers are willing to deal him before the trade deadline. The Indiana Pacers have pondered the possibility of trading David West and the Toronto Raptors are at the front of the line looking to acquire him,..." February 17

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • Relentless positivity is pushing Paul George through his rehab

    SB Nation "Paul George is in New York City, but he's far from the spotlight that nearly swallowed him whole 12 months ago. The Indiana Pacer sits on a stool at a nightclub near Madison Square Park in Manhattan. He's here to explain why he became the second NBA player to design his own custom line of New..." February 14

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

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