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Indiana Pacers point guard George Hill has been playing through a nagging hip injury since March, but he told reporters – including Zak Keeferof The Indianapolis Star – that he’s trying to block out the pain as his team prepares for Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks.“If you think about it, your mind starts playing tricks on you,” Hill said after Sunday’s 107-90 Game 1 win over Atlanta. “So when I go out there, I just try and think I’m at 100 percent. I try and block it all out.”Hill initially sustained the injury during a March 23 loss to the Chicago Bulls. The ailment caused him to miss the next game, but he returned for the team’s stretch run to play through the pain. He’s missed just one game since then.There was a scary moment in the first quarter of the playoff opener when Hill appeared to reinjure his hip during a collision, but he simply got off the floor and continued playing. He finished Game 1 with 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting.Follow @hoopsinjurynews
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Indiana Pacers forward Gerald Green drove from the three point line and threw down a powerful jam over Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith that brought the Bankers Life Fieldhouse crowd to their feet during the second quarter of Wednesday night's Game 2 of their NBA Eastern Conference first round playoff game.
Green came off the bench for 15 points to help the Pacers to a 113...
In case you may not know, Earl Monroe is an ex-NBA guard who played from 1967-1980. Monroe was known for his scoring ability, averaging over 20 points per game in several seasons.
There came a time in his career where he had to choose between Indy and New York City as his next destination. Ordinary enough, right? Well, Earl Monroe’s decision came down to a little...
The Indiana Pacers cruised past the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Paul George had another strong showing for Indiana scoring a career playoff high 27 points.
George was named the NBA’s most improved player of the season and he came through for the Pacers yet again.
As strong as George’s night was, Roy Hibbert had...
Paul George triple-doubled Sunday,helping to lead the Pacers past the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series.
The 107-90 victory was confident as the Hawks at no point looked like a confident match for the Pacers.
George scored 23 points, launched 12 assists and secured 11 rebounds for the Pacers.
This video says it all.
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According to Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George has been named the NBA’s Most Improved Player for the 2012-13 season.
George, 22, made his first All-Star Game in 2013, emerging in the absence of the injured Danny Granger to average career highs of 17.4 points, 7.6 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.8 steals. Regarded as one of the league’s premier...
The Pacers are putting on a dunk show in Indiana on Wednesday night. After Roy Hibbert demolished Ivan Johnson, Gerald Green one-upped his teammate with a driving dunk all over Josh Smith, which may be the best dunk of the playoffs thus far:
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Clearly, there is something in the water in Indiana as this is our second amazing slam dunk that we are posting from game two of the Atlanta Hawks/Indiana Pacers playoff series. This dunk happened in the second quarter as Gerald Green rises for an epic slam dunk over Josh Smith: *** Gerald Green dunks on Josh Smith [@CJZero]
The Indiana Pacers announced on Monday night that they will hold a press conference on Tuesday morning.
Move aside Geno Smith and Ryan Nassib. Pacers forward David West showed off his throwing arm by hitting Gerald Green on a buzzer-beating touchdown pass to finish the third quarter of Game Two of the Hawks-Packers series.
With the eighth pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills select David West, Xavier University.
That scuffle between the Warriors and Pacers in February, for all the wrong reasons, was one of the more enjoyable moments of Golden State’s season thus far. To jog your memory, Roy Hibbert and David Lee got involved in a shoving contest, Hibbert went Incredible Hulk on Steph Curry, and Mychal Thomspon clowned his son.
For their efforts in igniting the fracas, Lee and Hibbert...
Roy Hibbert completely destroyed Ivan Johnson on this dunk on Wednesday night during the Pacers vs Hawks playoff game.
Sometimes, NBA players just need to learn how to get out of the way and Hawks reserve forward Ivan Johnson will probably learn his lesson after he got posterized by Pacers center Roy Hibbert.
It happened in the first quarter of play in game two of the Pacers/Atlanta Hawks series and well, I’ll let the dunk do the rest of the talking:
Hibbert throws down monster dunk on Ivan...