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Louis Scola made a veteran play to win a one-point ballgame over the Brooklyn Nets.


Luis Scola Wins Game By Passing Ball To Paul Pierce’s Butt

Sometimes players use their heads to win a game, but Luis Scola used Paul Pierce’s rump to win a game. With the Indiana Pacers up 97-96 and inbounding the ball with .4 seconds left in the game, instead of taking the chance of forcing a pass, the heady Scola passed the ball to Pierce’s ass. The ball rolled, time expired and the Pacers won. What a fantasstic play. Article found...

Nets' Kirilenko sits vs Thunder with calf injury

Andrei Kirilenko missed Brooklyn's game against Oklahoma City because of a strained right calf, leaving the Nets without one of their best defensive options to guard Kevin Durant. The Nets have been a much better team since the versatile forward from Russia returned Dec. 31 after missing 25 games because of back spasms. But coach Jason Kidd said Friday the team wanted to be...

Recap: George, Hibbert help Pacers hold off Nets 97-96

INDIANAPOLIS -- Paul George and Roy Hibbert both had 20 points, and the Indiana Pacers overcame an early deficit to beat the Brooklyn Nets 97-96 Saturday night. Lance Stephenson, left out of the All-Star game despite leading the NBA in triple-doubles, added 14 points for the Pacers (36-10), who improved the league's best home record to 22-2. David West had 17 points and George...

Lance Stephenson posterizes referee Ed Malloy with dunk

Although, this wasn’t an official poster dunk, Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson might have been the first NBA player to include a ref in his poster. During a stoppage of play in the Pacers/Nets, referee Ed Malloy was calling a foul and keep an eye on Lance with the ball who decided to throw down the hammer near him: *** Stephenson puts Malloy on poster [@Netw3rk] Stephenson...

Pacers' Stephenson on All-Star exclusion: 'I'm mad'

Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson thought he deserved to be an Eastern Conference All-Star. The fans and coaches, however, decided he did not. He certainly had a case, and his breakout season for the league's best team has been a great story. On Friday, Stephenson didn't hold back his disappointment. "I'm mad. I feel like I had my breakout year last year...

Pacers Sign C Andrew Bynum

  Yesterday we reported that the Indiana Pacers were planning on signing mercurial free-agent center Andrew Bynum. Well now it seems the signing has been made official. Pacers announce they have signed Andrew Bynum. — Howard Beck (@HowardBeck) February 1, 2014 Will be interesting to see how this all plays out. Bynum is running out of teams to piss off, surely he’s not dumb...

Report: Pacers Planning to Sign Andrew Bynum

  According to a report via Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the Indiana Pacers are set to take a chance on Andrew Bynum. The Pacers are planning to sign Andrew Bynum, sources told ESPN — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) February 1, 2014 Indy Star first reported Bynum & Pacers were meeting tonight. There is no deal in place as of yet but talks are serious, sources said. — Brian...

Lance Stephenson says chip on his shoulder got worse after All-Star snub

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we noted that Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson wasn’t exactly pleased with his lack of an All-Star selection for the Eastern Conference in the 2014 NBA All-Star Game. Earlier today, New York Daily News writer Stefan Bondy caught up with Lance and apparently, he is still a little steamed about being left off: “I already had a chip on my...

No timetable for return to starting lineup for Nets' guard Deron Williams

The Brooklyn Nets lost to the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday by the score of 104-103. The loss dropped the Nets to 20-23, three games behind the Raptors in the Atlantic Division.  The Nets have been hindered by the loss of guard Deron Williams, who has played in only 27 games this season.  He has played the last five games coming off the bench since returning from an ankle injury...

Andrew Bynum is Perfect for the Indiana Pacers

Andrew Bynum has been crowding sports headlines ever since he left the Los Angeles Lakers two years ago, but not because of his talents on the court. After being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers in 2012, he looked destined to dominate the Eastern Conference, but setback after setback kept him out for the entirety of the season. He underwent treatments on both of his knees prior to...

Pacers hold off Brooklyn, await Andrew Bynum's arrival

Let's get the boring stuff out of the way first. The Indiana Pacers held off the Brooklyn Nets, 97-96, to sweep the season series. Roy Hibbert and Paul George had 20 apiece, and David West made the big buckets (from the field and the line) to finish with 17, 7 and 7. Shaun Livingston was awesome for the Nets and scored 24, mostly by utilizing his great size for a guard.  ...

Andrew Bynum signs with Indiana Pacers

After a disappointing end to what was supposed to be Andrew Bynum’s year of rising from the ashes, he’s apparently still interested in playing basketball as he’s signed a deal with the Indiana Pacers for the rest of the year. Terms of the deal were […]The post Andrew Bynum signs with Indiana Pacers appeared first on The League News.

Game 44 Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder (37-10) at Brooklyn Nets (20-23)

Kevin Durant has scored 30+ points in his last 12 games. The Thunder have won their last nine games. Coincidence? When: 8:00 PM; Friday, January 31st, 2014 Where: Barclays Center; Brooklyn, NY TV: YES Network, ESPN Andrei Kirilenko is out tonight for the Nets (calf), meaning Brooklyn won't have him to D up Kevin Durant. Not good news. Probable Lineups...

Jason Kidd is impressed by Kevin Durant (GIF)

When a guy is playing as well as Kevin Durant is, what can you really do if you’re an opposing team? There isn’t a whole lot, which is why Jason Kidd was left to give nothing but a shrug and smile while watching KD go off against his Brooklyn Nets on Friday. Durant’s streak of […]

The franchise record 18-game losing streak in 2007 was bad, but this is worse

Ask any Celtics fan what the ultimate streak of futility is in the history of the storied franchise and they’ll be able to reel off the number and year as quickly as naming the amount of NBA leading championships they have.  Ironically, those numbers are nearly identical (18 for the losing streak, 17 for the titles).  Back then, the Celtics entered the season with intentions...
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