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For Pacers, these playoffs are everything

Indiana Pacers vs. Atlanta Hawks Game 1, First Round, Eastern Conference Playoffs Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. TV: 7 p.m., FOX Sports South (Atlanta); ESPN. Projected Starters ATLANTA: C Pero Antic; PF Paul Millsap; SF DeMarre Carroll; SG Kyle Korver; PG Jeff Teague. INDIANA: C Roy Hibbert; PF David West; SF Paul George; SG Lance Stephenson; PG George Hill. Pregame...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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For Pacers, these playoffs are everything

Indiana Pacers vs. Atlanta Hawks Game 1, First Round, Eastern Conference Playoffs Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. TV: 7 p.m., FOX Sports South (Atlanta); ESPN. Projected Starters ATLANTA: C Pero Antic; PF Paul Millsap; SF DeMarre Carroll; SG Kyle Korver; PG Jeff Teague. INDIANA: C Roy Hibbert; PF David West; SF Paul George; SG Lance Stephenson; PG George Hill. Pregame...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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NBA Playoffs Simulation - Atlanta Hawks vs Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers won the #1 overall seed in the Eastern Conference, beating out the Miami Heat. Indiana has struggled since the All-Star break, but the playoffs are a new season and a chance for Paul George and his team to quite the critics. The Atlanta Hawks held onto the 8th seed by a fingernail, keeping the New York Knicks out of the playoffs. This in a season when Al Horford...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
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Andrew Bynum won’t play in the first round of the playoffs for the Pacers

Another chapter has been added to the never-ending  ”Andrew Bynum isn’t ready yet” saga. Via ESPN: Coach Frank Vogel said Thursday that he believes the Pacers’ oft-injured center still could work his way back for the playoffs. But he won’t be available for the first round, which opens Saturday in Indianapolis. The key phrase in this snippet is “could work his way back...
Via Pass The Pill
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

First Round Preview: Indiana Pacers v. Atlanta Hawks

Let’s pretend you just woke up from a really long nap, one that lasted for …three months. You see that the 56-26 Indiana Pacers were hosting the 38-44 Atlanta Hawks in the first round of this year’s playoffs and you’d think ‘wow, the Pacers must have fought hard to fend off the Miami Heat en ... The post First Round Preview: Indiana Pacers v. Atlanta Hawks appeared first...
Via The League News
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Bank
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Playoff Predictions.

Pacers vs Hawks Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Pacers should cruise past the Hawks, who are the worst playoff team in the league. Expect George and Hibbert to regain form. Pacers in 4 Series MVP: Paul George The post NBA Playoff Predictions. appeared first on TopSportsReport.
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Should Pacers trade Roy Hibbert if title bid flops?

This is make or break time for Roy Hibbert. The $58 million man is at a crossroads with the Indiana Pacers, a point in his alternatively inspiring and disappointing career when he's going to prove or disprove his worth to this organization moving forward. The playoffs, which begin Saturday night against the Atlanta Hawks at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, are the ultimate litmus test...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Pacers Roy Hibbert makes a funny Shaq, Star Wars joke

Roy Hibbert and his Indiana Pacers are the #1 seed in the NBA Eastern Conference. They are as much a favorite as any other team in regards to winning it all. Before the postseason began Roy Hibbert had some questions posed by Pete Holmes in the latest interview from “The Pete Holmes Show.” In the piece, the All-Star big man talks about height slams, works on some new signature...
Via The Sports Bank
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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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...
Via Sports-Glory
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Pacers' Andrew Bynum out for opening round of playoffs

The Indiana Pacers enter the playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks with a 56-26 regular season record, best in the Eastern Conference. But they have lost nine of their last 15 games and enter with some question marks. On the injury front, center Andrew Bynum has been ruled out for the first round, which is no surprise since he hasn't played in a game since March 15.  Erik...
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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...
Via RealGM
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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...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
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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 Pacers.com. 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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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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...
Via Sports-Glory
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Indiana Pacers – Orlando Magic Postgame Interviews

It began with Indiana and it ended with another Pacers defeat. We made it to the conclusion of the Orlando Magic’s 25th Anniversary. Though their record doesn’t show it, a lot of optimism can be had for what was accomplished this season for the team and its individuals that represent it. Now the focus is making the step towards playoff contention. Victor Oladipo looked back on...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers don’t play anyone, still beat Magic 101-86

The Indiana Pacers didn’t play Paul George, Lance Stephenson or David West and sat both Roy Hibbert and George Hill for the entire second half. Rasual Butler Chris Copeland had 19 points apiece for the Pacers while Maurice Harkless had 14 to lead the Magic. And now, Ron Swanson related basketball GIFs.  
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic

The Orlando Magic were defeated by the Chicago Bulls 109-95 on Monday. The Indiana Pacer, who have clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference. These two teams met on opening night when the Pacers defeated the Magic 97-87 behind 24 points from Paul George. They met again February 3 and the Pacers blew out the Magic 98-79. On February, the Magic held off the Pacers for a 93-92...
Via Magic Basketball Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pacers Pulse
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: How the Pacers Won the Top Seed in the Eastern Conference

Monday night the Indiana Pacers locked up the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs--and they didn't even have to play (which with the way they have played of late may be a good thing)! So how did they do it?They didn't. Horrible play by the Miami Heat reserves did it for them when they lost to Washington Monday night.@SBNationGIF/Twitter Loading...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert Vs. Miles Plumlee: The Comparison

Jan 30, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (55) posts up against Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee (22) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports   Let’s a look at the numbers for Indiana Pacers Center Roy Hibbert and Phoenix Suns Center Miles Plumlee so far in the 2013-014 season. Considering Hibbert’s recent struggles...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers clinch East’s No. 1 seed, face Hawks in 1st round

They didn’t exactly earn it. But they’ll take it. With LeBron James and Chris Bosh sitting, the Miami Heat were trounced 114-93 by the Washington Wizards on Monday night, ensuring that the Indiana Pacers will have home court advantage through to the Eastern Conference Finals in the upcoming playoffs. Both teams still have one more game to play, but even if the Pacers lose (@Orlando...
Via Pacers Pulse
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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