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NBA 30 Teams/30 Days Preview: Pacers must rely on grit and guts without George

Editor's note: This is the 18th of Sam Amico's 30 NBA team previews entering the 2014-15 season. Projected Starters C Roy Hibbert; PF David West; SF C.J. Miles; SG Rodney Stuckey; PG George Hill. Key Reserves PF-C Luis Scola; C Ian Mahinmi; SF Solomon Hill; PG C.J. Watson; SF Chris Sinlgleton; F Chris Copeland; PF Lavoy Allen; G Donald Sloan; F Damjan Rudez; G-F Paul George...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: Indiana Pacers

What’s distressing is how quickly the darkness can fall. With Paul George breaking out offensively and the Pacers playing some of the best defense ever along with Hibbert as a lock for Defensive Player of the Year, while remaining the Kryptonite for the Miami Heat, the future was bright. But in just a few months, Hibbert became a joke, they offered little resistance to Miami, they...
Via Analytics Game
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014/15 Indiana Pacers: Rising Down

(Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports) It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways). Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always 100% accurate with...
Via Hoops Manifesto
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-14 Season Preview: Indiana Pacers

No team has fallen as hard as the Indiana Pacers in recent memory.  After appearing to two straight Eastern Conference Championships, the Pacers now appear to be heading for a low seed in this year’s playoffs.  This Pacers team hasn’t been the same since Danny Granger left. The offseason didn’t get any better for Larry Bird’s team.  The infamous Paul George USA basketball...
Via TheProBasketballTalk
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers Rumors: Indiana looking to trade Roy Hibbert?

Unfortunately, this offseason for the Indiana Pacers did not go according to plan. Paul George suffered a season-ending injury while participating in FIBA World Cup scrimmages. The Pacers also failed in luring back Lance Stephenson when he signed a three-year, $27 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets. Now the Pacers face a season without their two top players and are hoping...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What To Expect From the Indiana Pacers Offense

Last season, the Indiana Pacers won 56 games and the Eastern Conference Central Division.  They did so scoring just 95 points per game (24th in the NBA) and were led by Paul George and Lance Stephenson. We all know about George's horrific leg injury and Stephenson signed with the Charlotte Hornets for $27 mil over 3 years.  The Pacers starting lineup on Opening Night could...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert Text Tim Duncan Asking for Help

The Indiana Pacers are no longer the juggernaut of the Eastern Conference. A year removed from championship inspirations, the Pacers simply are searching for an identity after the departure of Lance Stephenson and the unfortunate injury to Paul George. The San Antonio Spurs put on a basketball clinic during their dismantling of the Miami Heat during the NBA Finals.  The Pacers would...
Via Thacover2
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert Text Tim Duncan Asking for Help

The Indiana Pacers are no longer the juggernaut of the Eastern Conference. A year removed from championship inspirations, the Pacers simply are searching for an identity after the departure of Lance Stephenson and the unfortunate injury to Paul George. The San Antonio Spurs put on a basketball clinic during their dismantling of the Miami Heat during the NBA Finals.  The Pacers would...
Via BlackSportsOnline
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert spent summer with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar watching ninja movies

‘ Roy Hibbert is always a gem of an interview with his brutally honest answers. Pacers media day was no exception. When Pacers reporter Scott Agness from Vigilant Sports talked to Roy, this is what he got about the center’s summer: Hibbert said Kareem Abdul-Jabbar also helped him mentally. Kareem joined Roy at his home for ninja movies. Seriously. — Scott Agness (@ScottAgness...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert texts Tim Duncan for advice on how Spurs do it

The San Antonio Spurs are considered to be a model NBA franchise, even for players who aren’t even on the team. Such is the case for Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert, who says he texts Tim Duncan for advice. At the Pacers’ media day on Tuesday, Hibbert revealed that he watched the Spurs in the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hibbert texts Duncan for advice on being like Spurs

Pacers’ Roy Hibbert leans on San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan quite heavily. He has trained with Duncan on numerous occasions and now it seems Hibbert wants to dig deeper and learn the ins and outs of the Spurs’ ball movement. Apparently Hibbert and the Pacers want to copy the Spurs’ ways and will do anything […]
Via Project Spurs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers Roy Hibbert Texted Tim Duncan to Learn How Spurs “Go About Their Business”

The Spurs are the cream of the crop when it comes to offensive efficiency in the NBA, and there are 29 other coaches around the league that would kill to have a team as selfless as Gregg Popovich’s. The coaches aren’t alone though. There are a good number of players who would love to play in a system like San Antonio’s, and one of them is Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert....
Via Standing O Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert says Kareem Abdul-Jabbar helped him mentality by watching ninja movies

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert is trying to rebound from a terrible effort during the playoffs. After going multiple games without scoring, many people thought it was time to break the team up. With Lance Stephenson gone and Paul George out for the season, Hibbert knows that he has to step up and that started during the summer. Hibbert has been working with Hall of Famer Kareem...
Via No Guts, No Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Keith Bogans help the Cavs land Roy Hibbert?

There have been a number of innocuous trades and roster moves as training camps get set to start. Nothing major. No James Harden trade to wake us up before the season starts or clue us into any master plans. Just minor things. Like whenKeith Bogans was shipped from Boston to Cleveland for the non-guaranteed contracts of Erik Murphy, John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Dwight Powell. Bogans...
Via Crossover Chronicles
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Keith Bogans help the Cavs land Roy Hibbert?

There have been a number of innocuous trades and roster moves as training camps get set to start. Nothing major. No James Harden trade to wake us up before the season starts or clue us into any master plans. Just minor things. Like whenKeith Bogans was shipped from Boston to Cleveland for the non-guaranteed contracts of Erik Murphy, John Lucas, Malcolm Thomas and Dwight Powell. Bogans...
Via Bloguin Best
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Reportedly Sent A Trade Offer For The Pacers Roy Hibbert

Source Hey David Griffin, here’s my thoughts about trading Dion Waiters, Brendan Haywood and a 1st round pick for Hibbert The Cavs may need an inside presence but they don’t need Roy Hibbert. Yes Hibbert can be an all-star if he really wanted to, but last year’s playoff performance said it all about Hibbert. The Cavs don’t [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)...
Via No Coast Bias
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Cleveland Cavaliers Looking To Acquire Roy Hibbert

The Indiana Pacers may make next season a rebuilding one after Paul George’s injury and a possible trade of their starting center. Reports from ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst via WFNY are that the Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in adding Roy Hibbert to their roster, and would be willing to part with draft-picks to acquire the 7-foot-2 center. Hibbert, 27, […] The post Rumor...
Via Diehardsport
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Cavs add Roy Hibbert?

That the Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to add a rim-protecting center to their roster is no secret. That the Indiana Pacers could potentially part with Roy Hibbert, however, will turn a few heads. Rumors are circulating that Hibbert (who has long been mentioned in rumor mills) could be on the move, and that the Cavs front office is looking for a third team to a deal done. ESPN...
Via Waiting For Next Year
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs And Pacers Discussing Deal For Roy Hibbert

In what could only be described as an unfair proposal, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers have reportedly had discussions about a deal for center Roy Hibbert. The Cavs have reportedly offered Dion Waiters, Brendan Haywood and a first-round pick. An already nightmare Cavs lineup could add even more size and presence to the mix. Say what you want about Hibbert, but when...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs And Pacers Discussing Deal For Roy Hibbert

In what could only be described as a blockbuster and unfair proposal, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers have reportedly had discussion about a deal for center Roy Hibbert. Latest: #Cavaliers and #Pacers have had discussions on Roy Hibbert, but are looking to bring a third team in to make salaries work. #NBA — Evan Massey (@massey_evan) September 28, 2014 The Cavs have...
Via Thacover2
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs discussing deal with Pacers for Roy Hibbert

In what could only be described as a blockbuster and unfair proposal, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers have reportedly had discussions about a deal for center Roy Hibbert. Latest: #Cavaliers and #Pacers have had discussions on Roy Hibbert, but are looking to bring a third team in to make salaries work. #NBA — Evan Massey (@massey_evan) September 28, 2014 The Cavs have...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Trade for Roy Hibbert in the Works?

Following a rumor that surfaced with talk show host Tyler Spence, other sources have confirmed that the Cleveland Cavaliers could possibly be in the midst of making a deal for Indiana Pacers’ center Roy Hibbert. BREAKING: Source confirms after Bogans trade, Pacers received call from Cavs. Cavs offering Haywood, Waiters, 1st rounder for Hibbert. — Tyler Spence (@tspence26) September...
Via Cavs Nation
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers Roy Hibbert gets married

A whole lot of Indiana Pacers players — and coach Frank Vogel — were together celebrating over the weekend. But it had nothing to do with basketball. It was a wedding. Pacers center Roy Hibbert married his longtime girlfriend Valerie Cooke on Saturday. The wedding to 27-year-old Cooke, who he met at Georgetown University, took place in Indiana. Though the exact location is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers’ Roy Hibbert and Valerie Cooke got married (Photos)

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert got married on Saturday to his fiancé Valerie Cooke. Pacers teammate Ian Mahinmi posted the photos on Instagram. “Congrats to the newly married couple,” Mahinmi wrote. Check out some of the wedding photos:
Via Speleb
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert Captures Police Officer Giving Homeless Man Shoes (Photo)

Nice change of pace to many of the latest reports around the country involving the police. Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert happened to be out in Indy traffic at the right time to capture a cool moment involving a police officer giving a homeless man a fresh pair of boots. He shared the picture via his instagram page: [h/t Instagram]
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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