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Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel's toughest decision isn't thinking of a play to run. It's determining which player to select.
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Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel is pleased with his team's defense, but the offense still needs some work.
Sacramento Kings coach Keith Smart can relate to those concerns.
The Pacers go for a season-high fourth consecutive victory Wednesday night at Sacramento in their only meeting with the Kings in 2011-12.
Indiana (9-3) is among the league leaders in scoring defense with...
by Ryan McNeill / @ryanmcneill
The fact that the Indiana Pacers rank fifth in the NBA with 44.6 rebounds per game and third in points allowed isn’t a fluke.
For Indiana, that toughness on the glass and on the defensive end is part of the smashmouth basketball their head coach wants them to play with this season.
“We want teams to feel like they were in a heavyweight fight after...
Indianapolis won't ever be mistaken for Miami's South Beach or New Orleans' Bourbon Street, but visitors headed to the Circle City for the Super Bowl will find plenty of attractions, great restaurants and interesting taverns - not to mention some uniquely Hoosier experiences.
The same can-do spirit and public-private partnerships that delivered the Colts from Baltimore...
It was well chronicled on this site that Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert was in San Antonio this off season training with several San Antonio Spurs players, most notably greatest power forward of all time Tim Duncan. As it turns out, the mentor-ship between Duncan and Hibbert didn't stop when the season started. According to our friends at Indy Cornrows, Duncan has been helping...
George Hill's agent, Michael Whitaker, met with the Pacers in Indiana on Saturday.
The Indiana Pacers have roared, relative to their usual play, out to a 9-3 start to the 2011-12 season. They'll take on the Sacramento Kings out in California on Wednesday night, starting a run that will see the team play just three games at home over the next 17 days. Good thing, too, because we don't want these up and comers to get down on their chances in the East as...
Roy Hibbert is eligible for a contract extension from the Pacers, but he may gamble on restricted free agency.
The Indiana Pacers are off to a promising start, but now comes a three-game western trip. In the past, that would be cause for concern. The Pacers are 2-14 in the past two seasons when visiting Portland, Denver, Utah, Golden State, Phoenix, Sacramento and both Los Angeles teams.
While Howland's current UCLA team has struggled, 11 of his former players began this season in NBA. And some say the discipline, defense and fundamentals they learned in Westwood helped them get there.Indiana Pacers point guard Darren Collison used a food analogy to describe his graceful jump from playing under UCLA Coach Ben Howland to his quick success in the pros.
The improved Pacers take their act out west for a three- game road trip starting with tonight's tip-off in Sacramento.
This may not be exactly correct but after some digging here are some numbers I found interesting.
Freshman or first year scoring averages....
Darnell Williams 17.3
James Posey 15.3
Stanley Burrell 12.7
David West 11.7
Romain Sato 10.7
Dez Wells 10.4
Lloyd Price 8.7
Dedrick Finn 7.6
Derrick Brown 6.3
I'm sure I'm missing some names.