Indiana Pacers the #1 seed, but are they the favorites?

You might want to root for the Indiana Pacers this season, if only to see some variety from last year. Especially if you’re an “anyone but the Miami Heat” person. Like the story of last fall: Johnny Manziel vs. the NCAA vs. the creepy autograph seekers, there’s no one to root for in a Heat-San Antonio Spurs rematch. America doesn’t need to see that again. The Indiana Pacers...
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Roy Hibbert: I was wrong for calling out my teammates

Roy Hibbert publicly called out his teammates following a March 28 loss to the Washington Wizards, and now the Indiana Pacers center says that his actions were wrong. After the loss, which made the Pacers 8-9 in March, Hibbert called out his teammates by saying there were some “selfish dudes” in the locker room. Pacers […]
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Roy Hibbert: ‘I was wrong’ to call out Pacers teammates

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert says it what was wrong for him to criticize his teammates in late March. “You know, I think that I should’ve kept my frustrations to myself or just in the locker room,” Hibbert said on “ESPN First Take.” “I will admit that it wasn’t the best thing to do. I’ll learn from that, and I was wrong. There are better ways to handle that...
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Andrew Bynum Ruled Out Of Pacers' First Round Series

Andrew Bynum will sit out the Indiana Pacers' first round series against the Atlanta Hawks, which begins on Saturday. Frank Vogel said the longer the Pacers last in the playoffs, the more odds increase for Bynum to rejoin the team on the court. Bynum has dealt with continued knee issues. Bynum has played two games since signing with the Pacers, averaging 11.5 points and 9.5 rebounds...
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Pacers coach rules out Bynum for Hawks series

INDIANAPOLIS -- Top-seeded Indiana won't have Andrew Bynum for its first-round series against Atlanta. Coach Frank Vogel said Thursday that he believes the Pacers' oft-injured center could still work his way back for the playoffs. But he won't be available for the first round, which opens Saturday in Indianapolis. The Pacers signed the free agent in early February with...
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Paul George Wants to Be Someone Fans Can Relate To Off the Court

I am sure there are some fans who have been catfished while getting a stripper pregnant while being in a long-term relationship with a coach’s daughter.  Happens to me like everyday. Here is what PG said to the George is the first Pacer since Jermaine O’Neal in Dec. 2005 to crack the top 15 in jersey sales. He says being near the top is important to him. “I want...
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Why the Indiana Pacers made the playoffs

At the beginning of the season, the Indiana Pacers said they would be discontent with anything less than a No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. For those who have been casually following along, it would appear they followed the blueprint perfectly, with no hiccups along the way. That assertion would be wrong. They stumbled, tripped, and fell, and at times admitted to being completely...
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Previewing the NBA Playoffs: (1) Indiana Pacers vs. (8) Atlanta Hawks

The NBA Playoffs have arrived and we know which teams will be facing each other and when they will be playing. In the Eastern Conference, the number one seeded Indiana Pacers will be matched up with the eighth seeded Atlanta Hawks in the first round, and Game 1 will be on Saturday evening. This may seem like a fairly boring match-up, but that certainly will not be the case. These...
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Pacers to play Hibbert & Hill, rest other starters in season finale

No rest for the wicked Smart move, coach Vogel. With the first seed wrapped up, the Indiana Pacers don’t have much to play for in their final regular season contest in Orlando on Wednesday night. But with the team seemingly not in particularly good form heading into the playoffs, would it have been better to rest the starters again, as they did in Milwaukee last week, or play them...
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Even With All the Drama The Pacers Clinch #1 Seed

Bynum, Pregnant strippers, catfishing, going to club same night baby born, Hibbert averaging less rebounds than Nate Robinson and teammates sleeping with each other wives aside, the Pacers have secured the #1 seed in the East. The Indiana Pacers have clinched the No.1 seed in the Eastern Conference. They will face Atlanta in the first round. — Eye on Basketball (@EyeOnBasketball...
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Lance Stephenson’s Triple-Double Leads Indiana Pacers Over OKC Thunder

The Indiana Pacers showed some resiliency with a great confidence-building victory Oklahoma City Thunder, 102-97. Alpha male Lance Stephenson led the way for the Pacers. The Brooklyn, New York product Stephenson notched his fifth triple-double of the season with 17 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Stepheson spoke to NBA reporters about his huge performance: “I just tried to...
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Roy Hibbert's declining rebounding stats are sad

Check out the below nifty chart, courtesy of Shane Young, which shows off Pacers big man Roy Hibbert’s rebounding numbers per month. It is hard not to giggle a little bit, but at the same time really wonder what is going on with the big fella. The Pacers are looking for any excuse right now to explain their recent implosion, and this won’t help curtail the finger-pointing. Roy...
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Indianapolis strikes deal to keep Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Capital Improvement Board reportedly has struck a deal to pay about $160 million to the Indiana Pacers to keep the NBA franchise in the city. The Indianapolis Star and the Indianapolis Business Journal reported Thursday that the deal due to be announced Monday will keep the Pacers in the city through the 2023-24 season. The agreement includes options...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers fan posts Craigslist ad looking for Paul George's talent

Indiana Pacers fans have released an APB in the form of a Craigslist ad searching for Paul George's talent.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Roy Hibbert benched for watching 'King of the Hill' promo

The Indiana Pacers’ Roy Hibbert was benched by head coach Frank Vogel for coming out of the locker room late after halftime. Hibbert’s reason for his tardiness; he was too focused watching cartoon “King Of The Hill.” Pacers analyst Candace Buckner of IndyStarSports reports via Twitter: Hibbert was watching “King of the Hill” promo while teammates focused in. Very, very...
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