Pacers Rumors & News

  • David West on Brian Shaw being fired: ‘That’s bulls–t

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Nuggets announced on Tuesday that head coach Brian Shaw has been fired. David West and plenty of others feel that Shaw was not given a fair shot. West, who worked with Shaw when Shaw was an assistant coach with the Indiana Pacers, said the Nuggets had no chance of winning with the..." March 03

  • A healthy George Hill has helped Pacers find their mojo

    Indianapolis Star "In the unavoidable quiet that lingers in a locker room following a season-ending loss, George Hill stared at the floor and chose his words carefully. "This should motivate everyone," he said nine months ago after Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals, moments after the Indiana Pacers were..." March 01

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury report: Solomon Hill is questionable for tomorrow night's game against the Sixers due to illness.

  • OKC's bench puts game away in win over Pacers

    The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook walked to the bench with just over two minutes remaining in the third quarter Tuesday night, with another triple-double already in hand but his team leading the pesky Pacers by only seven. On most nights, that substitution simply would have been Westbrook’s customary final..." February 25

  • Pacers stay hot in February, beating Warriors

    Indianapolis Star "Back in early January, Frank Vogel declared how much he liked how his Indiana Pacers were playing. He said this fresh from a defeat, after one of those games that littered the earlier part of the season: Indiana showed a keep-on-trucking temperament by "sharing the basketball, playing hard," as..." February 23

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury update: Rodney Stuckey (sprained left ankle) is questionable for tomorrow's game against the Warriors.

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    The #Nuggets were never interested in any Lawson for Pacers guard George Hill swap.

    NBA Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Oklahoma City is engaged with Utah and Indiana in trade scenarios, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Pacers have long coveted Jackson too.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    The Pacers made a serious bid to acquire Oklahoma City's Reggie Jackson, but lost out to Detroit.

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Sources say Denver trying to move Ty Lawson and that Nuggets coach Brian Shaw wants his old Indiana pupil George Hill as replacement

  • Andrew Bynum once drove around Philly with a gas nozzle and hose hanging from his Ferrari

    Yahoo! Sports "Former NBA All-Star Andrew Bynum was a throwback in so many ways. Not only was his deft back to the basket game a standout skill in an NBA that was creeping closer and closer to the spread out and perimeter-heavy ball that is so prevalent today, but he also acted as a throwback to the days in..." February 17

  • The Raptors want David West, but probably won't get him

    SB Nation "Toronto is one of the top pursuers of Indiana's David West, but it doesn't sound like the Pacers are willing to deal him before the trade deadline. The Indiana Pacers have pondered the possibility of trading David West and the Toronto Raptors are at the front of the line looking to acquire him,..." February 17

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • Relentless positivity is pushing Paul George through his rehab

    SB Nation "Paul George is in New York City, but he's far from the spotlight that nearly swallowed him whole 12 months ago. The Indiana Pacer sits on a stool at a nightclub near Madison Square Park in Manhattan. He's here to explain why he became the second NBA player to design his own custom line of New..." February 14

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Pacers guard Paul George tells Yahoo that he is eyeing a mid-March return from his leg injury that could include a 3/14 return vs Boston.

  • David West is nearing the end of his NBA journey, a humble legacy secure

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "He was back in the place where it all started as a professional, possibly for the last time in uniform. But Indiana Pacers forward David West wasn't ready to confront the reality of when he'd know with certainty that he was done with the NBA. "I got no clue," he said Wednesday, smiling, "I..." February 12

  • Pacers take advantage of depleted Pelicans

    Indianapolis Star "In the final game before the NBA All-Star break, the Indiana Pacers made one last impression by trampling the overmatched New Orleans Pelicans. The Pacers ran away with a 106-93 victory Wednesday night, never trailing and opening a lead that grew to 33 points. "Obviously this team was banged..." February 12

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury update: Lavoy Allen (sore right knee) is out. Ian Mahinmi (sprained right ankle) will play.

  • Spurs come back to earn Pop his 1000th win against the Pacers, 95-93

    Pounding The Rock "Too close for comfort, the Spurs pull off a win in Indiana thanks to a game-winning jumper from Marco Belinelli. A historic victory for Coach Popovich, earning his 1000th win. This was a pretty important game for both teams. San Antonio is still struggling to climb up the standings in the..." February 10

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Talking to the media pregame, Coach Vogel says both Lavoy Allen (sore right knee) and Ian Mahinmi (sprained right ankle) are out tonight.

  • Pacers rally again past Hornets, win fourth in five games

    Indianapolis Star "Steve Nash would have liked that late-game action. With the clock dwindling on a ferocious Indiana Pacers comeback Sunday night, George Hill turned the corner on the Charlotte Hornets defense in a read-option move popularized by the longtime NBA guard. But what followed was something not..." February 09

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Injury update for tomorrow's game in Charlotte: Lavoy Allen (sore right knee) is questionable. Ian Mahinmi (sprained right ankle) is out.

  • Hill's increased minutes help Pacers stop Pistons

    Indianapolis Star "There's still talk about playoffs around Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Even with the Indiana Pacers scrapping their heels at the bottom of the Central Division standings and daily adding names to the injury report, the postseason isn't a preposterous idea within the organization. Coach Frank Vogel..." February 05

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    Paul George said by March 1 he would like to be able to practice full time. Remains hopeful to play this season but is not certain.

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Stanko Barac Pursuing NBA Deal

    Real GM Basketball "Seven-foot-two center Stanko Barac, the 2007 draft acquisition of the Indiana Pacers, is pursuing an NBA deal, league sources told RealGM. Barac, 28, was traded from the Miami Heat to the Pacers with the 39th overall draft pick in 2007. He recently signed with Cedevita in his native Croatia for..." February 03

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Bird, on if Paul George will return this season: "If he gets healthy and they say he can play and he wants to play, we'll let him play."

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

  • Pacers put Knicks in rear view for rare one-sided win, 103-82

    Indy Cornrows "Given the struggles for the Indiana Pacers this season, the rare (mostly) feel good win has to come as a relief. For just the third time this season, the Pacers enjoyed a 20-point win (give or take a point anyway), putting the New York Knicks in the rear view for a 103-82 victory. The game was..." January 30

  • Pacers assign Shayne Whittington to D-League

    Indianapolis Star "The Indiana Pacers announced they have assigned rookie center Shayne Whittington to Fort Wayne of the NBA's D-League. Whittington, who signed a free agent contract with the Pacers out of Western Michigan, has appeared in 13 games this season with averages of 2.0 points and 1.2 rebounds a game." January 28

  • Raptors hang tough in road win over Pacers

    Toronto Star "Slowly but surely it’s coming, the tenacity and efficiency, the overall solid play that was part of an electrifying start to the NBA season for the Raptors, is becoming more and more apparent. They are not quite there yet — they may never be — but the signs are true and obvious and it would..." January 28

  • Pacers top Magic 106-99

    Indy Cornrows "The Indiana Pacers overcame a rocky third quarter with a big fourth, getting winning contributions from Damjan Rudez and George Hill, who led Indiana to a 32-17 fourth quarter win, leading them to a 106-99 win. Rudez had 16 points in the fourth quarter as part of his 18. George Hill scored 17 in..." January 26

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    Jeremiah Johnson @JJFSINDIANA

    Frank Vogel told me C.J. Miles is doubtful for Sunday, and it should be a similar minutes plan for George Hill Sunday

  • Atlanta matches franchise-record winning streak with 110-91 win over Indy

    Peachtree Hoops "The Atlanta Hawks continued their incredible run of positive play on Wednesday, outlasting the Indiana Pacers by a final score of 110-91 to match the franchise record with 14 consecutive victories. Franchise records are nothing to scoff at, and the Atlanta Hawks matched one on Wednesday..." January 22

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • James Harden goes off for 45 points as Rockets roll past Pacers

    Houston Chronicle "In the final hours before the polls closed – as the Rockets repeatedly were reminded while a game seemingly in the bag grew tense – James Harden made his case one last time. He almost certainly was not thinking about the All Star voting. And if Harden had anything other than holding off the..." January 20

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    David Woods @DavidWoods007

    Filling in for esteemed @Pacers beat writer @CandaceDBuckner. George Hill practiced today but is out of weekend games. Pistons here Fri.

  • Mo Williams' 52 points help Wolves end losing streak

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "At one point Tuesday night at Banker’s Fieldhouse Mo Williams went up to Indiana guard C.J. Watson and said, basically: Don’t bother. There is nothing you can do, no defense you can try, no tactic you can employ. Not tonight. “I said, ‘Man, there ain’t nothing y’all can do today,’ ”..." January 14

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    George Hill (groin) is out tonight vs #Sixers.

  • Warriors take over second half, beat Pacers

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors started slowly, looking uninspired and out of sync. Until Klay Thompson shook them from their slumber. Thompson scored 40 points to lift the Warriors past the Indiana Pacers and to a 117-102 victory Wednesday night before the 98th consecutive sellout crowd at Oracle Arena. In..." January 08

  • Pacers’ C.J. Watson fined $5,000 for his second flop of season

    Pro Basketball Talk "Due to injury C.J. Watson didn’t even play in his first NBA game this season until after Thanksgiving. But it didn’t take him long to pick up his second flopping penalty from the league. The NBA fined Watson $5,000 for the flop above from Monday night’s game against Utah. Watson is the first..." January 07

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    Rusty Simmons @Rusty_SFChron

    Rodney Stuckey (sore right groin) is out for tonight's game vs. the Warriors.

  • Bryant Hits Game Winner to Defeat Pacers 88-87

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Lakers got off to decent start behind a bouncy Kobe Bryant (9 points on 4-6 shooting in the period), but didn't score over almost the entire last four minutes of the first quarter to give up a 14-0 run and let Indiana take a 28-15 lead into the second frame. Behind some better play in the..." January 05

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    C.J. Watson (sore left foot) is out tonight vs #Lakers. Will miss his second straight game but Vogel says not necessarily out for road trip

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    George Hill will miss at least the next three games with a strained left groin.

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    George Hill will miss at least the next three games with a strained left groin.

  • Why the Pacers are the zombies of the NBA

    New York Post "Now in the middle of his 12th NBA season, David West isn’t in the mood to think about the future. But, after a disastrous summer for his Pacers, that’s exactly what he’s been forced to do. A combination of injuries and free agency eviscerated a Pacers team that had gone to back-to-back Eastern..." January 02

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    Jeremiah Johnson @JJFSINDIANA

    More injury issues for the @pacers Per @PacersDMB George Hill is OUT (sore left groin) CJ Watson questionable (sore left foot) #sloantime