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Pacers’ Paul George: Cavaliers Are ‘Front-Runners’ To Win Eastern Conference

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George already has his pick to win the Eastern Conference next season. The Pacers looked primed and ready to overtake the the Miami Heat last year, but had issues throughout the second half of the season that plagued the team. Indiana eventually fell to Miami in the Eastern Conference finals. George is not picking his Pacers to rebound in 2014-15, though...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul George: Cavs Are Eastern Conference Favorites

Paul George is playing mind games with Heat, his Pacers teammates and the Cleveland Cavaliers. George expressed to ESPN.com that the Pacers are built to withstand the pressure of this coming season, but LeBron James and the Cavaliers are the Eastern Conference favorites. “With Lance being gone and everyone thinking this is going to be a rebuilding year for us,” Paul George...
Via Thacover2
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul George Says He’s Ready To Live Up To The Pressure

Sometimes you have to go through the fire to be able to handle adversity in the future.  Paul George and the Indiana Pacers experienced life as the hunted after jumping out to an early lead in the Eastern Conference at the beginning of last season. The pressure and expectations took a toll on the Pacers as they struggled to finish the regular season and barely made the conference...
Via Thacover2
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul George Says He’s Ready To Live Up To The Pressure

Sometimes you have to go through the fire to be able to handle adversity in the future.  Paul George and the Indiana Pacers experienced life as the hunted after jumping out to an early lead in the Eastern Conference at the beginning of last season. The pressure and expectations took a toll on the Pacers as they struggled to finish the regular season and barely made the conference...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Indiana Pacers: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Moves Made *Signed CJ Miles, Rodney Stuckey Damjan Rudez and Shayne Whittington *Resigned Lavoy Allen Strongest: Signing CJ Miles The Pacers were a bad offensive team last season and chief among those problems was three point shooting, ranking 22nd in makes...
Via HoopStuff
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul George says he and LeBron James still have rivalry

The Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat have been rivals for the past three seasons, and the Paul George versus LeBron James rivalry was a much talked about event as well. With James leaving the Heat and heading back to Cleveland, George has made it clear that there is still a rivalry between the two stars. It’s going to make for a very interesting Central Division race whenever the...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paul George: Indiana Pacers Should Have Won Title Last Year

Last season was the Indiana Pacers best chance at dethroning the Miami Heat and winning the NBA Title, and for at least the first half of the season, the team looked poised to do it. Led by emerging MVP candidate Paul George, Indiana entered the All-Star break with a 40-11 record, good enough for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. But it only lasted that long. The final two...
Via Standing O Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paul George: “We had no locker room issues”

The Indiana Pacers collapsed in a major way down the stretch of the season last year, and many thought that the collapse had something to do with team chemistry and issues in the locker room. Despite all of the beliefs, Pacers’ star Paul George claims that there were no issues in the locker room. It seems hard to believe after hearing players bad mouth each other, and also hearing...
Via Sports-Glory
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Pacers could be a fit for Shawn Marion?

The Indiana Pacers have had an offseason that they would like to forget, but there is still an opportunity for them to make another move before they call it quits. Shawn Marion is one of the only quality free agents left on the market, and there are likely to be plenty of teams interested in him when he finally decides to settle a minimum or near minimum contract. According to Chuck...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Grading the free agent pickups

After finishing the 2013-2014 season in disappointing fashion, the Indiana Pacers had several glaring needs to address going into the free agency period. The Pacers are in desperate need of a quality ball-handler who can take care of the ball when pressured. No one on the Pacers’ roster was successful against the Miami Heat’s constant on-the-ball defensive pressure, which inevitably...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Falk: Trading Turner Wasn't Blockbuster For 76ers

Evan Turner's agent, David Falk, believes the Philadelphia 76ers didn't make an expecially strong trade in dealing his client to the Indiana Pacers. “I don’t think it’s about expectations,” Falk said. “I think he and Jrue Holiday were terrific together. And we had asked Philadelphia his entire fourth year, repeatedly, we urged him to please not trade [Turner]. He...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner’s Agent: Larry Bird Told Me Turner Could Average 17, 6 And 5

When the Indiana Pacers made a deal to acquire Evan Turner at the NBA’s trade deadline last season, many thought the trade could be a difference maker in the Eastern Conference. Turner, a 25-year-old small forward, didn’t exactly light the world on fire with Indiana, averaging just 7.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in 27 games. Still, Pacers president Larry Bird...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert is amused by robot vacuum cleaner in Instagram video

For even big NBA stars like Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert, things can get a tad boring from time to time and sometimes you have to take solace in the fact that we exist in a time of Instagram to alleviate our boredom. Yesterday, Roy decided to shoot a quick Instagram video of a robotic vacuum cleaner doing it’s usual job and well, Roy was amused by it to say the least: Nice...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

Indiana Pacers: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content/Hoopstuff… The Pacers came into last season with plenty of hype, much of it coming from their own words, and got out to a fast start at 9-0. The first half of the regular season would go well but around the All Star break things began to slide, with players losing focus and thinking me...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert practices hook shots with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Instagram video

In case you might have missed it, Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert is getting some help with his game from Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Last night, Kareem’s Instagram account had the first video of the practices where it shows Hibbert practicing some small hook shots in the paint at the Pacers practice facility: Below is an Instagram photo of Kareem coaching Roy up during...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar training Roy Hibbert

Roy Hibbert with a skyhook? Pacers president and former Celtic Larry Bird apparently dined with his old Lakers rival, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, in the name of helping Indiana’s center. If Abdul-Jabbar helps diversifies Hibbert’s offense, that would be wonderful for the wayward Pacers big man. However, I believe most of these arrangements are overrated. If Abdul-Jabbar could unilaterally...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert Will Workout With Kareem Abdul Jabbar This Offseason

After the debacle that was last year’s playoffs for Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert, any help he could find was needed. Larry Bird said he wanted Hibbert to workout this summer with an all-time great, and what Larry Bird wants, Larry Bird gets. Hibbert has decided to team up with Jareem Abdul Jabbar this offseason and hopefully pick his brains for some expert tips and tricks...
Via Standing O Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kareem Abdul Jabbar Working With Roy Hibbert (Photo)

After the Indiana Pacers were eliminated in the Eastern Conference Finals, Larry Bird made it clear that he wanted Roy Hibbert to work with one of the games great big men. Bird finally got his wish as Hibbert will be working with the great Kareem Abdul Jabbar.
Via Thacover2
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert Working With A Legend

NBA –  Indian Pacer (C) Roy Hibbert  has realized that he may need a serious tune up on his game.  Hibbert 2013- 2014 season was a complete disaster for the Pacers championship run.  So this off-season, Hibbert is training with one of the best to ever play on the hardwood. NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has decided to come to Hibbert`s rescue. There are no details on what the...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert: “I’ll be the best center in the NBA”

The Indiana Pacers went through a huge slump at the end of last season, and one of the main reasons was because of the poor play that Roy Hibbert produced. There have been quite a few rumors surrounding the Pacers trading Hibbert this offseason, but that doesn’t appear that it will end up being the case. Despite his poor performance last year, Hibbert is very excited about the...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics agree to a deal with Evan Turner

credit: www.cbssports.com The Boston Celtics have agreed to a deal with free agent shooting guard Evan Turner who last played for the Indiana Pacers. Via ESPN.com: The Boston Celtics have agreed to terms with free-agent swingman Evan Turner, sources confirmed to ESPN.com. According to the Boston Herald, which first reported the deal, Turner will sign for a portion of the midlevel...
Via Pass The Pill
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner’s Agent: Terms Of Celtics Deal ‘Secondary To The Environment’

Evan Turner’s agent, David Falk, confirmed to several media outlets Monday night that his client has indeed agreed to a contract that would make him the newest member of the Boston Celtics. Falk did not discuss the terms of Turner’s deal but said culture, not money, was what attracted the free-agent swingman to Boston. “There are teams that offered him one-year deals,” Falk...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird on Stephenson: 'I really feel bad about losing him'

Lance Stephenson’s overall character has come into question for as long as anyone can remember. It’s clear that he’s a talented athlete, and on some nights he even appeared to be the best player on the court. In a league that has brought together the best basketball players on the planet and some of the best athletes in the history of mankind, Lance standing out, even if only...
Via Pass The Pill
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner signs contract with Boston Celtics

Free-agent guard Evan Turner reached a deal with the Boston Celtics, his agent David Falk told USA TODAY Sports on Monday. Falk said his client is happy to sign with Boston and looks forward to a fresh start with the Celtics. Turner spent the first three-plus seasons of his career with the Philadelphia 76ers and was traded to the Indiana Pacers at the February trade deadline. It...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Roy Hibbert figure things out in 2014?

The Indiana Pacers were extremely disappointed in the play of big man Roy Hibbert down the stretch of last season and into the playoffs, and are hoping that he can figure things out in 2014. Can Hibbert rebound off of his poor performance last season? There is no doubt that Hibbert has the skill and potential to be one of the best big men in the NBA, but he has to figure out how...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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