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Preview: Pacers at Bucks

After Khris Middleton's buzzer-beater stopped the Milwaukee Bucks' lengthy losing streak, George Hill's driving layup helped the Indiana Pacers slow their late-season fade. Still clinging to sixth place in the Eastern Conference, the host Bucks seek their first back-to-back wins in five weeks Thursday night against a Pacers team looking to grab the final playoff spot in the conference...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers-Bucks Preview

After Khris Middleton's buzzer-beater stopped the Milwaukee Bucks' lengthy losing streak, George Hill's driving layup helped the Indiana Pacers slow their late-season fade. Still clinging to sixth place in the Eastern Conference, the host Bucks seek their first back-to-back wins in five weeks Thursday night against a Pacers team looking to grab the final playoff spot in the conference...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paul George would help Indiana Pacers’ playoff push

Although the Indiana Pacers won 9 of their 10 games following the All-Star Break, they have since dropped their last six.  Some people have called for the return of Paul George while others have called for him to sit out.  The best answer for the Pacers is to bring PG back. The Pacers’ rotation has been decent all year, and the Pacers have been formidable on defense.  However...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A look ahead to a key week for Boston’s playoff run

The loss to Detroit was painful, but the win last night was huge, and depending on how a few things break this week, the Celtics might… MIGHT… be able to get a little distance between themselves and the rest of the competition.  That is… unless Paul George comes back for Indy. Then we might have to adjust our expectations. Here’s a snapshot of key games this week as five...
Via Red's Army
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Pacers a Playoff Team With Paul George Healthy?

During this crucial period of the NBA season, where teams battle it out for a chance to play in the post-season, I decided it was a good time to make my predictions on where each bubble team will finish in the standings.  I have projected teams for the 6-11 spots in the Eastern Conference. Find out where John Miceli ranks Paul George, Roy Hibbert, George Hill, and the Indiana Pacers...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the Final Outcomes for Eastern Conference Bubble Teams

Charlotte Hornets Current Record: 30-38 (8th) The Charlotte Hornets have teetered the line of mediocrity for the past few seasons.  This season they thought the addition of Lance Stephenson was enough arming to propel them to rise above their previous standing. That has not happened; we sit here today as the Hornets are gripping onto that 8 seed ever so tightly, as two teams are...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George’s Crappie Fishing Game is on Point

The Indiana Pacers are just a half-game out of the eight spot in the Eastern Conference playoff hunt. But let’s be real, at this point we’re all on “Paul George Watch” when it comes to the Pacers. Seriously, monitoring PG13 rumors on Twitter is probably more exciting than watching a Pacers game. As far as his availability is concerned, Larry Legend expects his star player...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird on Paul George: ‘I expect him to play this year’

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports Paul George has been one of the fastest rising talents in the NBA, but he suffered a bit of a setback in his career last summer while playing for Team USA. He was participating in a team scrimmage in Las Vegas on August 1st, and unfortunately ended up coming down on the basket stanchion. His leg ended up snapping in half, and he has missed all season...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Vogel on Paul George: ‘There is no timetable for his return’

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports A report from ESPN made it seem that Paul George would be returning for the Indiana Pacers within the next week, but head coach Frank Vogel said other things. He made it clear that George has been practicing, but that there is still no timetable for his return to the Pacers. Frank Vogel in response to Paul George report: “He’s been practicing...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George Won't Return Saturday

Paul George is nearing his return, but he won't play on Saturday against the Brooklyn Nets. The Indiana Pacers have lost four straight games. "We'll tell you when he's going to play," said Frank Vogel, who was unaware of the report that had circulated Friday evening while his team prepared to play the Cavs. When asked for their reaction that George could soon make his comeback, each...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers star George reportedly could return in next week

The Indiana Pacers could be getting their superstar swingman back very soon. Paul George, who has missed the entire season after suffering a compound fracture to his leg, could make his season debut in the next week, ESPN reported Friday. George is recovering from a broken leg he sustained during a Team USA intrasquad scrimmage in August. Since the injury, the Pacers have been noncommittal...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets-Pacers Preview

With the offense sputtering during their losing streak, the Indiana Pacers can't afford to waste many more opportunities to take charge in the race for a postseason spot. Amid reports of his possible return, All-Star forward Paul George isn't quite ready to ride to their rescue. The Pacers will try to move into sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Drought Is Over! Pacers vs Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Indiana Pacer (30-38) 92 Cleveland Cavaliers (45-26) 95 Box Score It’s over! We’re going back! After nearly five long, painful years wandering the desert in search of watchable basketball, Cavs fans are finally going back to the playoffs. I know you’re weary, Cavs fans, your throats drier than a torts treatise, yearning for just a drop of competitive basketball at the highest...
Via Waiting For Next Year
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Paul George nearing his return with Pacers

Last season, the Indiana Pacers won 56 games, were two wins away from returning to the NBA Finals for the first time in 13 seasons, and boasted arguably the 3rd best player in the NBA in Paul George. Then, in one innocent exhibition for Team USA Basketball, everything went bad for George and the Pacers.George broke his right leg in a gruesome incident during the U.S. national...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Paul George nearing his return with Pacers

Paul George is preparing to officially return to the Indiana Pacers after his gruesome leg break last August. The Eastern Conference playoffs just got fun. The post The Eastern Conference Playoffs Just Got Interesting As Paul George Prepares For Debut appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George To Return Within Week, As Soon As Saturday

Paul George is expected to return to the Indiana Pacers' lineup within the next week and as early as Saturday. George has been out since the summer when he broke his leg in a Team USA scrimmage in Las Vegas. The Pacers have managed to remain in the playoff picture without George, who was an All-NBA Third Team selection in each of the past two seasons.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George will return to Team USA

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George is still working his way back from a devastating leg injury that he suffered during a USA Basketball scrimmage over the summer. Many have assumed that the 24-year-old’s days of playing internationally are now over, but that is not the case. George is unsure if he will return to the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George planning to return to Team USA in August

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports The Indiana Pacers have suffered through a down season without superstar Paul George, but he is getting close to making his return to the court. Whether or not he will make his return during this season or wait until next year to get back on the floor in a Pacers jersey, it is still good to see him back at practice and playing basketball. George...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Should Paul George Return?

Indiana Pacers: Should Paul George Return? By Tashan Reed: Senior Writer/Hoopstuff… After he went down with a devastating broken leg in a Team USA scrimmage, it was assumed that Paul George would miss the entire 2014-15 NBA season. George, however, wasn’t as quick to give up on the prospect of him playing this season. About a month ago, George stated that he expected to return...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers' second-half rally falls short against the Celtics

INDIANAPOLIS -- Tyler Zeller scored 18 points, three other Celtics added 16 and Boston snapped the Indiana Pacers' seven-game winning streak with a 93-89 victory Saturday night. The Celtics have won four straight and moved into a tie for ninth place in the Eastern Conference, a half-game behind Charlotte for the final playoff spot. Indiana is seventh. George Hill scored a season...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers splutter against rising Celtics, snap 7-game win streak

The Indiana Pacers sure could have used Paul George to give them a boost today against the Boston Celtics. No excuses though. The final score of 93-89 was much closer than what the Pacers deserved. They got down early to a team on the second night of a back-to-back and never recovered. They were outhustled on the rebounds (47-42). They were careless with the ball (14 turnovers, many...
Via Pacers Pulse
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers' George not ready to come back, but getting in game shape

INDIANAPOLIS -- Paul George is putting this weekend's comeback plan on ice. The concept of returning later this season is still heating up. Indiana's two-time All-Star told reporters Friday he's much closer to playing now than when he returned to full practices two weeks ago, his most strenuous work since running into a basket stanchion and gruesomely snapping his right leg in two...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers, Rodney Stuckey interested in long-term contract

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Rodney Stuckey has been a huge piece for the Indiana Pacers this season, and has been one of the main reasons that they have made a big run at the end of the season to get back into playoff contention. He came in to replace Lance Stephenson, who chose to leave Indiana for more money with the Charlotte Hornets. It has been a much needed season for...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers' Paul George still working to get in shape for comeback

INDIANAPOLIS -- Pacers swingman Paul George is not expected to start playing this weekend, but he is getting closer to playing shape. The two-time All-Star had been hoping to return either Saturday against Boston or Monday against Toronto. Coach Frank Vogel says George is not quite ready yet. But Vogel says the delay is not the result of any sort of setback. Indiana's best player...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George still trying to get in shape for comeback

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Pacers swingman Paul George is not expected to start playing this weekend, but he is getting closer to playing shape. The two-time All-Star had been hoping to return either Saturday against Boston or Monday against Toronto. Coach Frank Vogel says George is not quite ready yet. But Vogel says the delay is not the result of any sort of setback. Indiana's best player...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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