Pacers, Monta Ellis Advancing in Contract Discussions

Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)The Indiana Pacers and free agent shooting guard Monta Ellis are advancing in contract discussions, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. He would be a huge pickup for the Pacers’ offense, and would give them the second scorer that they need alongside of superstar forward Paul George. Free agent guard Monta Ellis...
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MSG names CAA partner David "Doc" O'Connor as CEO

NEW YORK (AP) Madison Square Garden named long-time talent agency executive David ''Doc'' O'Connor as its next chief executive. O'Connor, a managing partner at Creative Artists Agency in New York, takes over for Tad Smith, who was hired to lead the auction house Sotheby's. Madison Square Garden Co., which owns the New York Knicks, Rangers, Liberty, said in March that it would separate...
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Paul George debuts new Hyperdunk low sneaker at basketball academy

PG-13 is back, baby! And Indiana Pacers forward Paul George is bringing a sweet new pair of kicks with him.George was on hand at the Nike Basketball Academy in Los Angeles over the weekend, where top high school and college athletes are able to play against each other to give the young guys a sense of what real competition is like at the next level. NBA players such as George and...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers go from Championship Contenders to Sudden Reconstruction

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 25: Paul George #13 of the Indiana Pacers stands by the bench during the game against the Washington Wizards on March 25, 2015 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) Once upon a time not too long ago, there was a team eager and determined to do everything in their will to win a championship title and contend for...
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Pacers select Longhorns star center Myles Turner in first round

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers granted Myles Turner's wish. The Pacers selected the Texas big man with the 11th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night and he needed time to compose himself at the draft site in New York before giving Commissioner Adam Silver a big hug on stage. "He expressed a strong desire to be with this team," Pacers coach Frank Vogel said. "He...
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Myles Turner Provides Long-Term Versatility As Pacers Transition Stylistically

Just a year removed from the Eastern Conference Finals, the Indiana Pacers are undergoing a hasty transition. The 2014-15 season was largely a lost one for the Indiana Pacers with the injury to Paul George, but they were given the 11th pick to play with as a vital offseason begins. Myles Turner may not provide an immediate impact at the age of 19, but the front office fell in love...
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Will the Indiana Pacers draft big or small?

On the eve of the draft, the predictions, the speculation, the curiosity, and the anticipation have all built up nearly to the boiling point. In less than 24 hours, we will who the NBA’s newest rookies will be playing for. The frantic trades have already begun, and will likely continue long into draft night. As teams are looking to rebuild, retool, or simply reaffirm their dominance...
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Final NBA Mock Draft: Who Should the Pacers Select?

Today is a huge day for the NBA.  The NBA Draft is today and the draft is something that can make or break teams’ futures.  In honor of today’s huge event, TopSportsReport has released the last of a series of NBA mock draft articles. To see who Adam Horvath projects the Indiana Pacers will select in the draft to team up with Roy Hibbert and Paul George, click the link below...
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Paul George celebrates Father's Day by sharing love for daughter and dad (PHOTOS)

Here's hoping you and yours had a lovely and happy Father's Day on Sunday. From the look of things, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George certainly did, as he shared his love for his daughter and his own father on social media.For his daughter, George offered up a heartfelt message on Instagram -- along with a too-cute picture, of course. The caption read, "I'll never be perfect at...
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Paul George to host youth basketball camp in July

If you're in grades 1-12 and in the Indianapolis area, then you're in luck, because Indiana Pacers star Paul George is hosting a basketball camp July 11-12 at Avon High School just west of Indianapolis.George had previously hosted a camp last year closer to his native Palmdale in Los Angeles, according to Scott Agness of Vigilant Sports, but vowed that a camp in Indiana was just...
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Indiana Pacers Can Go Big Or Small At NBA Draft In Brooklyn

The Indiana Pacers did not qualify for the playoffs during the 2014-15 season, and they couldn’t even enjoy the moment when the face of the franchise, Paul George, returned after his gruesome leg injury during a team USA scrimmage last summer. In the season finale, George was carried off the court after hearing a “pop” in his leg, but luckily not the same leg injured while...
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Draft Options for the Indiana Pacers

  Indiana should look for a point guard or power forward with the 11th pick. The Pacers are in an interesting position this offseason. They were without Paul George for virtually the entire 2014-15 season, yet somehow managed to barely miss out on the playoffs. However, when you look at this roster it lacks the “pop” that Pacers teams’ from the past few seasons had. George...
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Paul George is ready to play power forward if that's what Pacers need

If the Indiana Pacers heed the advice of Larry Bird from exit interviews after this season, where the living legend made it clear that he'd like to see the team play much faster, Paul George is ready to contribute any way he can. And according to George, that means playing power forward in small lineups if coach Frank Vogel makes that call.At last week's Pacers charity softball game...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George says he is preparing to play power forward next season

The Indiana Pacers are looking to change the way they play on offense next season. During their exit interviews with the media, head coach Frank Vogel and team president Larry Bird both made it clear that they want to play faster next season. Vogel also hinted at Roy Hibbert role might be different next season as well. For the Pacers to achieve at playing faster, David West would...
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Paul George preparing to play power forward in 2015-16

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY SportsThe Indiana Pacers are going to play a faster offensive tempo next season according to Larry Bird, and it is going to change quite a bit about the team that has made it to two out of the last three Eastern Conference Finals. Paul George is expected to play some power forward, and he talked about getting ready to play in the new system. “I’ll be ready...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George says injury at end of Pacers' season could have cost him another month

The rest of the NBA might not remember over a month after the 2014-15 regular season ended, but the Indiana Pacers were this close to making the postseason. All the Pacers needed was a win in their regular-season finale against the Memphis Grizzlies, and they would have been set for a rematch with the No. 1 seed Atlanta Hawks.Alas, it wasn't to be. And even if it had happened, Pacers...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: The season that could have been

Paul George suffered a broken leg during the Team USA Scrimmage in August 2014 On Thursday night, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers battled it out in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, while Paul George and the Indiana Pacers could only watch from home. The team whose title aspirations seemed so legitimate in the early part of the 2013-14 season, declined rapidly in the...
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Paul George is feeling like old self: ‘Ready for LeBron’

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsPaul George went down with one of the nastiest injuries that any sport has seen in recent history on August 1st of last summer, but battled back admirably and played in six games during the 2014-15 regular season. He didn’t look very good, but it was impressive to see him recovered to the point of stepping on an NBA court and playing the game he loves...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Talking about acting: Paul George says he'd go Hollywood to be in Space Jam 2

If you want to see Indiana Pacers star Paul George up on the big screen, then you're going to need to start a fundraising drive for Space Jam 2. Otherwise, a remake of Eddie with Whoopi Goldberg isn't going to cut it.TMZ recently caught up with George, and the first question was naturally about how his leg is feeling. The Pacers wing put Indiana fans at ease by confirming that he...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George does his Indiana duty, delivers green flag for Indy 500 (VIDEO)

There's nothing like Memorial Day weekend in Indiana, as open wheel racing comes home to the Indy 500. And Indiana Pacers wing Paul George was there along with free agent teammate Luis Scola on Sunday to take in the festivities -- and deliver the green flag for the start of the race.Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and punter Pat McAfee were also on hand, and George posted...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers to work out big man Stanko Barac this offseason

Stanko Barac was acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Miami Heat during the 2007 NBA Draft, where he was selected with the 39th overall pick. He has yet to make an appearance in the NBA, and has been focusing on his career over seas. That looks like it will change, as Barac has now shifted his attention to coming to the NBA next season. According to a report from
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers 2015-16 roster analysis – Part 2

As the Indiana Pacers look to rebound next season, each of their players will need to adapt to fit an updated role for the 2015-16 season. In Part 1 of this three-part series, I already discussed what George Hill, Paul George, C.J. Miles, David West, and Roy Hibbert will need to do. Now it’s time to look at what five more Pacers players need to do to fit into their updated role...
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Post-Lottery Mock Draft: Who Should the Pacers Select?

PACERS LOTTERY SPOT NUMBER ELEVEN Now that the lottery has concluded, analysts and NBA executives have a better idea of which prospect will be selected where.  With that in mind, TopSportsReport decided to run an NBA Mock Draft today. Find out who Gavin Felix projects to join Paul George, George Hill, and Roy Hibbert as the newest member of the Indiana Pacers. NBA Mock Draft Link...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert talks to TMZ about his acting ambitions (VIDEO)

It was a long season for the Indiana Pacers' Roy Hibbert. With Paul George out for much of the year injured, Lance Stephenson gone with the Charlotte Hornets, George Hill largely inactive and David West struggling through hurt and a veteran decline, the Pacers' starting center was looked to for guidance and stability.Instead, Hibbert turned in one of the worst seasons of his career...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Indiana Pacers can become contenders again

The 2014-2015 NBA season wasn’t kind to the Indiana Pacers. After two straight years among the best teams in the Eastern Conference, the team was decimated by injuries. Indiana suffered 219 total missed games due to injury over the course of the season. Paul George alone made up for 76 of those missed games. To start off the year, Roy Hibbert was the only returning starter for...
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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