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The Indiana Pacers haven't impressed on the offensive end with Danny Granger sidelined, but they're getting plenty of rebounds and second-chance points to go along with their hard-nosed defense.
That might cause problems for the Atlanta Hawks if Josh Smith is out again.
Playing its fifth game in eight nights, Indiana will try to avoid losing in Atlanta for the 10th straight time Wednesday.
The Pacers' leading scorer each of the last five seasons, Granger is sidelined indefinitely with a sore left knee. With its star forward yet to suit up, Indiana has spread the ball around nicely through four games, with seven players averaging between 7.5 and 16.8 points.
The Pacers (2-2), though, could surely use Granger back in the lineup as they're scoring 91.0 per game and hitting 40.1 percent from the field - toward the bottom of the NBA in both categories. They shot a season-low 34.2 percent in Monday's 101-79 loss at San Antonio.
However, the team is among the leagu...
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Pacers forward Danny Granger underwent a procedure on his left knee Tuesday and it is expected that he could be out of the lineup for up to three months.
A lot of Pacers fans would like to know what the team would be like without Danny Granger. Well, now they have their wish.The Pacers' leading scorer of the last 5 years has been sidelined for 3 months after undergoing a procedure for his aching left knee. This means Granger won't play again until early January, and knowing that he is a notoriously slow starter, he might not...
Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger will miss three months after undergoing a procedure on his left knee, the team announced Thursday. Granger's injury was described as left patellar tendinosis. The Pacers said he received an injection on Tuesday from Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Breeze, Fla. Without Granger, the Pacers will be searching for offense to offset his loss. Granger...
Indianapolis, IN – Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger could miss up to three months after getting an injection to treat left patellar tendinosis, the Pacers announced Wednesday.
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Danny Granger received an injection on Tuesday to treat left patellar tendinosis.
The Indiana Pacers had high hopes coming into the 2012-13 season after taking the Miami Heat to Game 6 in last year’s Eastern Conference semifinals.
Frank Vogel‘s squad has the talent and depth to pose a legitimate threat in the Eastern Conference this season, but the Pacers were dealt a blow on Wednesday when the team announced that small forward Danny Granger will miss three...
Josh Smith will not play tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Atlanta Hawks guard will sit out with an ankle sprain. Smith did not travel with the team, so he will be completely unavailable. Smith is receiving treatment back in Atlanta in hopes of returning to the court as soon as possible. #ATLHawks Injury Report: Johan Petro (lower back) and Josh Smith (right...
Paul george and David West will have to carry the scoring load.
Hawks fans would probably be more at ease watching Jeff Teague jump off a 20-foot ladder into a shallow pool of water than watching Josh Smith catch a pass anywhere outside of 12 feet from the rim. Considering Smith only knocked down 28 of 109 3-point attempts (25.7 percent) last season, there is a reason [...]
While the Minnesota Timberwolves have enjoyed some early success without their two top players, the Indiana Pacers continue to struggle offensively minus injured star Danny Granger.
The Timberwolves look to win three in a row by handing the visiting Pacers a third consecutive defeat Friday night.
Even with star Kevin Love sidelined for at least six weeks with a broken right hand...