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Arrest made in burglary of Pacers star Paul George's home

  Police have arrested a man in connection with the April burglary at the Indianapolis home of Indiana Pacers star Paul George. Indianapolis police say 43-year-old Michael Lewis of Whitestown was arrested Wednesday on burglary and theft charges for the April 28 break-in during which George's platinum All-Star ring valued at $15,000 was taken. Police say detectives believe the...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arrest Made In Theft Of Paul George’s Home

Tweet Police have arrested Michael Lewis, 43, Whitestown, in connection with an April 28 burglary at the home of Indiana Pacers forward Paul George. Lewis was arrested this morning after being brought to a police station for questioning, said Sgt. Kendale Adams of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. Adams said DNA evidence led them to Lewis, but would not elaborate....
Via Los That Sports Blog
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arrest made in theft from Pacers star Paul George

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Police have arrested a man in connection with the April burglary at the Indianapolis home of Indiana Pacers star Paul George. Indianapolis police say 43-year-old Michael Lewis of Whitestown was arrested Wednesday on burglary and theft charges for the April 28 break-in during which George's platinum All-Star ring valued at $15,000 was taken. Police say detectives...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird rips Paul George for 'thoughtless' tweets

Indiana Pacers star Paul George ticked off a lot of people Thursday, and that included his boss. George ruffled some feathers when he fired off insensitive tweets regarding the Ray Rice fiasco. The Pacers swingman made light of the incident and defended Rice by implying Rice’s actions weren’t that bad because he was defending himself. George also appeared to take issue with...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird Not Happy With Paul George’s Thoughts on Hitting Women

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird is not happy with comments Paul George made on Thursday morning in support of Ray Rice. Larry Bird calls Paul George's tweets on domestic violence "thoughtless," says team has talked to PG and expressed its "strong displeasure." — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) September 11, 2014 Statements from Larry Bird and Paul George...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George apologizes for Ray Rice tweets

Indiana Pacers star Paul George has deleted and apologized for his tweets Thursday morning on the Ray Rice situation. Here are the since-deleted tweets from ProBasketballTalk: I don’t condone hittin women or think it’s coo BUT if SHE ain’t trippin then I ain’t trippin.. Lets keep it movin lol let that man play!— Paul George (@Yg_Trece) September 11, 2014 I get it tho NFL...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George tweets controversial comments on Ray Rice incident, quickly apologizes

TweetEarly Thursday, Indiana Pacers injured star Paul George took to twitter to express some questionable view points on Ray Rice domestic violence incident that has turned the NFL upside down. Here are George’s ill-advised comments (most of which have since been deleted): Keep it 100 lets act on this police violence like we actin on this Ray Rice case! Stay strong homie ! —...
Via Los That Sports Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George on Hitting Women: “If She Ain’t Tripping, I Ain’t Trippin”

Professional athletes really need to start hiring an editor for themselves that will stop them from tweeting inappropriate things. Indiana Pacers star Paul George could have used one this morning, and hopefully it would have stopped him from tweeting this non-sense. These tweets have since been deleted, and George has apologized for his comments. Let me apologize to the women and...
Via Standing O Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George defends Ray Rice on Twitter, promptly deletes tweets, apologizes

Everybody obviously has an opinion on the entire Ray Rice controversy. That does not mean, though, that every person should be expressing said opinion. Paul George is one of those people. The Indiana Pacers star took to Twitter on Thursday morning to express his rather bizarre opinion on Ray Rice, indicating that we should all […] The post Paul George defends Ray Rice on Twitter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George Defends Ray Rice On Twitter, Says ‘Let That Man Play’

Paul George probably should have sat this one out. The Indiana Pacers star weighed in on the Ray Rice domestic-violence case Thursday morning, with some comments that were certainly questionable to say the least. While George doesn’t “condone” hitting a woman, he added that he believes Rice — who was released from the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George deletes tweets defending Ray Rice, apologizes

Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but professional athletes should have enough common sense to know that if they have an opinion supporting Ray Rice it needs to be kept quiet. Indiana Pacers star Paul George didn’t seem too worried about that when he reminded his Twitter followers on Thursday that Janay Palmer hit […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert captures policeman's act of kindness

Given the amount of strife currently wreaking havoc upon the already-fragile relationship that exists between some communities and the police departments that patrol them, Roy Hibbert felt it important to showcase how officers are capable of doing some truly wonderful things on behalf of communities, oftentimes with no one noticing. The Indiana Pacers superstar happened […] The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert Shows Police Officers Random Act Of Kindness

Tweet   The past few months haven’t been good for the reputations of police officers across the country. And while Americans continue to struggle with their relationships with law enforcement, NBA player Roy Hibbert of the Indiana Pacers Instagrammed an unforgettable moment of kindness yesterday between an officer and a homeless man. From inside his car, Hibbert saw an Indianapolis...
Via Los That Sports Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers' Ian Mahinmi: shoulder injury 'not as bad as everybody thought'

Indiana Pacers backup center Ian Mahinmi hurt his shoulder while practicing with the French national team before the start of the FIBA World Cup, and the initial prognosis called for him to miss two to three months. After returning to Indianapolis and meeting with the team's medical staff, though, the injury doesn't look as serious. From Vigilant Sports' Scott Agness...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Will The Offensive Sets Replicate Next Season?

In the modern NBA product, you’re not going to completely buy in to the notion of “Defense wins championships.”  In a game that’s not so predicated on quick, easy scores — such as the NFL — that’s entirely the case. Top-notch NBA defenses that rank first in Defensive Rating haven’t won any of the last […] Indiana Pacers: Will The Offensive Sets Replicate Next Season...
Via NBA Draft Blog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Redesign Project

Graphic designer Leni from San Lorenzo, Argentina redesigned the logo for the Indiana Pacers in a personal project with a serif look that provides a clean and updated feel to a basketball classic. The post Indiana Pacers Redesign Project appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Real Madrid interested in acquiring Luis Scola, but he plans to play for Pacers next season

Luis Scola has been reduced to a role player at this stage of his NBA career, and while he appeared in all 82 regular season games for the Pacers last season, his averages of 7.6 points and 4.8 rebounds in 17.1 minutes off the bench are replaceable, especially for an Indiana team that’s going to struggle to make the playoffs after losing its two best offensive players in Lance...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: A Trade For the Celtics’ Jeff Green

Indiana Pacers: A Trade For the Celtics’ Jeff Green By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Indiana Gets: Jeff Green and Shane Larkin Boston Gets: Andrea Bargnani, 1st round pick (Indiana) and 2nd round pick (NY) NY Gets: Luis Scola, Chris Copeland and C.J. Watson Yes, this is hypothetical, but you try having your job writing about the NBA with zero going on in the league...
Via HoopStuff
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Argentina’s Scola gets posterized

The “Golden Age” of Argentina basketball may be over but that is not stopping other teams at the 2014 FIBA World Cup from giving them any slack. Take the Philippine’s Gabe Norwood who had no mercy for Luis Scola during a recent game. While on the fast break, Norwood had a clear path to the rim with only Scola in his way. Then this happened! Argentina held off the Philippines...
Via Crossover Chronicles
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Argentina’s Scola gets posterized

The “Golden Age” of Argentina basketball may be over but that is not stopping other teams at the 2014 FIBA World Cup from giving them any slack. Take the Philippine’s Gabe Norwood who had no mercy for Luis Scola during a recent game. While on the fast break, Norwood had a clear path to the rim with only Scola in his way. Then this happened! Argentina held off the Philippines...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks: Trading For Scola, Watson and Copeland

New York Knicks: Trading For Scola, Watson and Copeland By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… NY Gets: Luis Scola, Chris Copeland and C.J. Watson Boston Gets: Andrea Bargnani, 1st round pick (Indiana) and 2nd round pick (NY) Indiana Gets: Jeff Green and Shane Larkin Yes, this is hypothetical, but you try having your job writing about the NBA with zero going on in the...
Via HoopStuff
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Singleton To Sign Camp Deal With Pacers

The Indiana Pacers’ deal with free agent Chris Singleton is a summer contract for training camp, a league source told RealGM.Singleton, the 18th pick in the 2011 NBA draft, averaged 4.1 points and 3.2 rebounds in three seasons with the Washington Wizards. Singleton, 24, played his college basketball at Florida State.David Pick of Eurobasket.com first reported that Singleton had...
Via RealGM
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly NBA Fix 8-31-14: Indiana Pacers Take Another International Hit

Welcome to the Weekly NBA Fix for Sunday, Aug. 31, a day when Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird may be rethinking his commitment to international competition. After losing All-Star Paul George for the entire 2014-15 to a gruesome leg injury during a Team USA scrimmage last month, the Pacers will be without backup center Ian […] Weekly NBA Fix 8-31-14: Indiana Pacers Take Another...
Via NBA Draft Blog
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pacers' Ian Mahinmi to miss 2-3 months after shoulder injury

At this pace, the Pacers are going to ban the word "FIBA" from the entire state of Indiana. After losing Paul George for the year to a gruesome leg injury, backup center Ian Mahinmi has developed what is believed to be a dislocated shoulder, which could keep him out 2-3 months and threaten his start to the season. Via Vigilant Sports: Indiana Pacers center Ian Mahinmi...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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