New York Knicks: Trading For Scola, Watson and Copeland
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff…
NY Gets: Luis Scola, Chris Copeland and C.J. Watson
Boston Gets: Andrea Bargnani, 1st round pick (Indiana) and 2nd round pick (NY)
Indiana Gets: Jeff Green and Shane Larkin
Yes, this is hypothetical, but you try having your job writing about the NBA with zero going on in the...
While it isn’t exactly surprising to us here at That NBA Lottery Pick, the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat Eastern Conference Finals are getting a tad chippy.
In the first quarter of tonight’s game three, Miami Heat guard Norris Cole and Indiana Pacers guard C.J. Watson got into a confrontation.
After Cole fouled Watson going to the hoop, C.J. pointed the ball in the face of Norris...
Mario Chalmers shoves CJ Watson during the fourth quarter of Game 1 between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers. Heres' video of the play.
Things are starting to get a little bit chippy in game one of the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers. In the fourth quarter of play, Indiana Pacers guard C.J. Watson was trying to drive to the basket but was shoved out-of-bounds by Miami’s Mario Chalmers: For the play, Chalmers was issued a flagrant one foul. *** Chalmers shoves C.J. Watson...
The Indiana Pacers lost to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday by the score of 103-77. The loss was the third straight for the Pacers, who fell to 52-23 on the season. With seven games left in the season, the Pacers will want to end the losing streak and gain some momentum heading into the playoffs. Good news on the injury front is that point guard C.J. Watson , who has played only...
The Indiana Pacers defeated the Detroit Pistons on Saturday by the score of 112-104. It was the third straight win for the Central Division leading Pacers, who improved to 49-17 on the season. The Pacers were without C.J. Watson for the fifth time in their last six games with a hamstring injury.Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsKrissy Myers, who covers the Pacers at Pacers...
Indiana Pacers point guard C.J. Watson will not play tonight against the Mavericks due to a sprained right elbow. Watson will miss his third straight game due to the injury, according to Scott Agness on Twitter.In Watson's two game absence, the Pacers got hammered on the road against the Bobcats and Rockets, losing by 22 and 26 points. Watson plays a big role for Pacers - his...
INDIANAPOLIS -- David West scored 20 points and C.J. Watson had 16, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 93-66 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.
Indiana (29-7) used an 11-3 run in the third quarter to create separation from Washington. Two field goals from West capped off the swing, which put the Pacers up 56-40.
Trying for their first four-game win streak on the road since...
There are bad travel days and then there is the travel day the Indiana Pacers endured after their game against the Utah Jazz Wednesday night in Salt Lake City.First, their scheduled flight from Salt Lake City to San Antonio, where the Pacers will battle the Spurs on Saturday, wound up making an emergency landing in Houston due to inclement weather.This forced the team to board a...
Let’s face it folks, we all have embarassing moments and recently, Indiana Pacers guard C.J. Watson had his broadcast to the world through Roy Hibbert’s Instagram account.
As the Pacers team bus was traveling from Houston to San Antonio, C.J. decided to use the bathroom and ended up accidentally getting locked in.
Check out the video of the Pacers trying to get him out:
After defeating the Utah Jazz on Wednesday and improving their record to an NBA-best 17-2, the Indiana Pacers had themselves a night from hell. It all started when the team’s flight from Salt Lake City to San Antonio was forced to land in Houston because of nasty weather. From Houston, the Pacers boarded a bus […]
The Indiana Pacers had one hellish of an experience traveling from Salt Lake City to Texas for the team’s upcoming game against the San Antonio Spurs. Thankfully, the team’s game against the Spurs isn’t until Saturday, so the fact that inclement weather meant the charter plane had to land a few hours outside of San […]The post Indiana Pacers staffers live tweet ‘Bus Ride...
Looking for the assist of the Friday night in the NBA?
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick have it for you to view over and over again. Check out Indiana Pacers forward Lance Stephenson dishing a behind-the-back dime to C.J. Watson for a three-pointer against Washington:
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Pacers Lance Stephenson throws one of the sickest passes of the year to C.J. Watson in the corner for the 3-pointer during the 4th quarter against the Wizards Friday night:
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Sometimes, uninvited guests find their ways into the realm of NBA players and this story sends us to Indianapolis as a rat was found in the Pacers locker room.
Not a snitch but a dead rat that was found by the training staff and guard C.J. Watson was able to snap a photo of the vermin as it was being carried away:
Watson shares photo of dead rat [Beyond The Buzzer]
Rats in the locker room, oh my. Pacers point guard C.J. Watson shared a photo of a rather large dead rat that was apparently strolling around the team locker room at Bankers Life Fieldhouse Friday morning. The Pacers host the Wizards later tonight.
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C.J. Watson needed a night like this.
The sixth-year NBA pro wasn't knocking down shots and didn't feel like much of a contributor this season for the Indiana Pacers.
That all changed Wednesday night.
Watson hit five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with a season-high 18 points to help the Pacers to their fifth straight victory, a 99-74 win over the Charlotte...
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November 28, 2013
C.J. Watson knocked down five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 18 points to pace the Indiana Pacers to their fifth straight victory, a 99-74 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
The Pacers (14-1) came in with the NBA's best defense and limited the Bobcats to 31 percent shooting.
Watson, who had made just 6 of 29 3-pointers this season, was 6...
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November 27, 2013
Indiana Pacers: The Bench Must Step Up
By Matt Tonkinson: Hoopstuff Writer….
For a team hailed as a potential David to the Goliath of the NBA, the Indiana Pacers certainly seem to be lacking in a critical part of their game plan to take down the Miami Heat and proceed to the NBA Finals this season. The Pacers, fresh off a season that saw the Heat best them in 7 games during the...
Indiana Pacers: What Projected Backups MUST Work On
By Evan Massey: HoopStuff Writer…
The Indiana Pacers came into this past off season looking for some improvements on their bench and they were able to do just that. They brought in C.J. Watson, Chris Copeland and Luis Scola to go along with either Danny Granger or Lance Stephenson, and Ian Mahinmi. Let’s take a look at what...
Are you cheating? Be sure you take a look at the blurred-out versions of these and try your hand at guessing first. But if you're itching for the answers, here they are:
No. 1: C.J. Watson
Not very good, expendable and streaky huh. I'm a make u eat ur words!!!!
-- cj watson (@quietstorm_32) July 13, 2013
Last week, Watson reached a deal to be the new backup point guard...
While the Pacers were Central Divison NBA champs this past season and took the Heat to 7 games in the Eastern Conference Finals, their 3-point shooting was a liability. They were ranked 16th in 3-pointers made and 22nd in 3-point percentage during the regular season and ninth in 3-pointers made and 3-point percentage during the postseason.
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With the signing of...
Indiana Pacers: C.J. Watson and Chris Copeland Signing Grades
By Evan Massey: HoopStuff contributor, Twitter (@massey_evan)
Watson’s Contract: 2 years, Bi-Annual Exception, Chris Copeland: 2 years, $6 million.
Analysis: The Indiana Pacers headed into the 2013 off-season with one glaring need, and that was to beef up their bench. Indiana took the Miami Heat to 7 games in the Eastern...
The Indiana Pacers have re-signed David West and added free agent C.J. Watson.
West and Watson joined team president Larry Bird for a news conference Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
West, who will spend the next three years in Indiana, averaged 17.1 points and 7.7 rebounds per game last season.
Watson, a six-year veteran point guard, has played for Golden State, Chicago...
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July 10, 2013
The Brooklyn Nets have reportedly reached out to point guard Shaun Livingston in hopes of replacing former reserve guard CJ Watson.
The NY Post reports that Watson (a player in whom the Cavaliers had interest) is on the verge of a deal with the Indiana Pacers, leaving a hole in an otherwise rebuilt roster.
In 66 games last season between the two teams last season (most of which...