Pacers Rumors & News

  • Whitestown man arrested in burglary of Paul George's home

    Indianapolis Star "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..." September 21

  • Larry Bird calls Paul George’s tweets ‘thoughtless’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Paul George’s tweets on the Ray Rice situation were crude, inappropriate and damaging. He’s already tweeted an apology, and now the Pacers are on full damage control. Pacers release: Statement from Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird: "Paul George’s tweets from earlier..." September 11

  • Paul George apologizes to victims after tweeting about Ray Rice

    Washington Post "Paul George has a little too much time on his hands. The Indiana Pacers star, out for the year with a broken leg he suffered during a Team USA exhibition scrimmage in August, apologized Thursday morning after taking to Twitter to weigh in on the Ray Rice controversy…specifically the part of the..." September 11

  • Paul George Tweeted Some Controversial Comments On Ray Rice Case

    Huffington Post "Indiana Pacers superstar Paul George had some controversial thoughts on the Ray Rice domestic violence situation and decided to post them on his Twitter page. The tweets have since been deleted, but here are some screenshots." September 11

  • 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,..." September 06

  • Pacers Sign Four Free Agents "The Indiana Pacers announced Friday the signing of free agents C.J. Fair, Arinze Onuaku, Chris Singleton and Adonis Thomas. C.J. Fair is a 6-8 rookie forward out of Syracuse who played on the 2014 Dallas Mavericks summer league team. Arinze Onuaku is a 6-9 second-year forward, also out of..." September 06

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

    Pro Basketball Talk "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..." September 03

  • Report: Pacers showing interest in Zoran Dragic

    Indy Cornrows "Sportando reports that the Pacers have interest in Zoran Dragic. Making this the second Dragic they have reportedly been connected to this summer. Reportedly unable to swing a deal for Phoenix Suns' guard Goran Dragic, it appears that the Pacers have now shifted their focus to his well-rounded..." September 02

  • Report: Chris Singleton reaches agreement with Pacers "Chris Singleton has committed to sign with the Indiana Pacers, according to David Pick of Eurobasket. Singleton, the No. 18 pick of the 2011 draft, spent the last three years with the Washington Wizards. The team declined to pick up his fourth-year option, making him a free agent. The Pacers..." September 01

  • Goran Dragic’s brother, Zoran, getting interest from Pacers

    Pro Basketball Talk "I believe Seth Curry deserves an NBA chance – and I mean more than the 13 minutes he played for the Grizzlies and Cavaliers last season. Just watching him, Seth doesn’t exude NBA talent, though he’s not that far off. But his brother, Stephen Curry, has defied expectations at every level. Few..." August 31

  • 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..." August 30

  • NBA adding extra space along the baseline to increase safety

    SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26

  • C.J. Fair To Sign Camp Deal With Pacers

    Real GM Basketball "Free agent rookie C.J. Fair of Syracuse has received a training camp invitation from the Indiana Pacers and will sign a non-guaranteed contract with the franchise, league sources told RealGM. After four collegiate seasons, Fair went undrafted in June and played for the Dallas Mavericks in the..." August 25

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Adonis Thomas signed a non-guaranteed deal with Indiana, source tells RealGM. Thomas posted he was headed to Pacers training camp.

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    The Clippers the latest team showing interest in free agent forward Shawn Marion, a source said. Cavs, Pacers, Heat also still interested.

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    And for those keeping track of such things, Solomon Hill's (@kingxsolo) number change to 44 has been approved.

  • Paul George says number change to 13 (PG-13) was about coming into his own

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s a marketing thing. Paul George is a rising star in the basketball world trying to crossover into the world where even casual sports fans — and even some non-sports fans — know who he is. A catchy nickname like PG-13 helps with that. (Plus it was a nice touch he bought up all his old..." August 16

  • Paul George: No timetable for return, doesn't blame Team USA "Indiana Pacers forward Paul George met with the media Friday for the first time since his devastating leg injury in a Team USA scrimmage two weeks ago. In a press conference, George arrived on crutches after undergoing surgery the night of the injury, in which a titanium rod and multiple pins..." August 16

  • Paul George says he will bounce back, wants to play for Team USA in Brazil Olympics

    Pro Basketball Talk "Paul George is a guy that worked too hard to get here to just roll over. He was overlooked coming out of high school in Palmdale, undervalued coming out of college at Fresno State, and now he’s an All-Star NBA player. He got there with some natural gifts and an impressive work ethic to hone those..." August 15

  • Paul George bought all his old 24 gear, donated it to his high school

    Pro Basketball Talk "Paul George is switching numbers when he returns, he will go to No. 13. So then we can all call him PG-13. It’s all about the marketing. Because of when he applied (and the fact he is likely out for all of next season) George was not required to buy all the old 24 gear on the" August 14

  • NBA releases 2014-2015 schedule: Spurs host Mavs in season opener "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    #Pacers big man Shayne @Whittington21: "After 13 weeks of rest and rehab, I was finally cleared to workout @ game speed. Felt great today."

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Pacers are guaranteeing Donald Sloan’s (@dsloan15) contract, Bird says. Had to make a decision by Friday.

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    Bird said he came away from meeting with Shawn Marion feeling like he was undecided but wanted to play on championship contender now.

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    Bob Kravitz @bkravitz

    BREAKING: Pacers have just received a disabled player exception from the NBA. They'll have roughly $2 million to spend on another player.

  • The case for the Nuggets exploring a Roy Hibbert trade

    Denver Post "About a year-and-a-half ago, the Indiana Pacers dialed the Nuggets up and proposed a center swap of JaVale McGee for Roy Hibbert. For then Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri, it was a non-starter. Hibbert, to that point hadn’t shown much outside of not exactly living up to a big contract. And..." August 12

  • Sources: Marion meets with Pacers "The Indiana Pacers have jumped into the race for Shawn Marion's signature -- competing with LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers -- by hosting Marion on a visit to Indianapolis, has learned. Marion met face-to-face with Pacers president Larry Bird Monday, according to sources close to the..." August 12

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Vogel, on the season ahead: "We’ve got a winning culture here. I think we’re going to surprise some people."

  • Pacers' Paul George switching jersey to No. 13

    Sporting News "In an ironic turn, Paul George, who chose No. 24 because of his idol, Kobe Bryant, has decided to change his jersey number,'s Darren Rovell reports . While George will not play for the Pacers during the 2014-15 season, he will sell plenty of jerseys as fans look to honor him. George..." August 12

  • Pacers offered Roy Hibbert to Suns in exchange for Goran Dragic

    Pro Basketball Talk "A report surfaced in the early days of free agency that the Pacers were trying to trade for Suns guard Goran Dragic, but that’s all we heard from the traditionally reliable sources. There was no mention of who Indiana was willing to part with, and the details remained undiscovered. But with..." August 11

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    Matt Dery @dery1051

    Lots of chatter about Greg Monroe today. Pacers shopping Hibbert and a source tells me they have called the Pistons about him. All I know.

  • MarShon Brooks Moving Toward Deal With Olimpia Milano

    Real GM Basketball "Unrestricted free agent MarShon Brooks is progressing toward finalizing contract terms with Olimpia Milano Armani of the European League, a source told RealGM. Brooks had been in dialogue with NBA teams before advancing in negotiations with Olimpia Milano on Tuesday night. For Brooks, the..." August 07

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Pacers will apply 4 Disabled Player Exception to replace Paul George, per source. Can sign free agent for 1yr at $5.3M.

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Pacers are making a strong push on Shawn Marion, placing calls into the free agent forward in recent days, league source tells RealGM.

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    The Indiana Pacers have free agent MarShon Brooks on a short list of wing possibilities for a deal, league sources tell RealGM.

  • George expected to recover, but injury raises questions

    Indianapolis Star "This was Kevin Pritchard's first terrible thought, one that was shared by almost everybody who saw Paul George's gruesome lower right leg injury Friday night in Las Vegas. "Oh, my God, this is career-ending," the Pacers' general manager thought as he watched from his seat 15 rows above the..." August 04

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Free agent Gary Forbes has interest from the Grizzlies and Pacers as he mulls China deal to attempt NBA midseason, source tells RealGM.

  • Pacers can get cap relief if Paul George misses season

    USA Today "If Indiana Pacers guard Paul George misses the 2014-15 season – and that's a strong possibility after sustaining a fractured tibia and fibula in a USA Basketball showcase Friday – the Pacers can receive some salary cap relief under a clause called the disabled player exception. According to the..." August 03

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    Classy move from Anthony Davis, who I'm told stopped by the Las Vegas hospital last night to visit Paul George as he underwent leg surgery.

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    Paul George @Paul_George24

    Thanks everybody for the love and support.. I'll be ok and be back better than ever!!! Love y'all!! #YoungTrece

  • Larry Bird, Adam Silver release statements about Paul George injury "Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird released the following statement about forward Paul George's devastating injury on Saturday, via the team's official website: "Our first thoughts are with Paul and his family. It is way too early to speculate on his return as the No. 1 priority for..." August 02

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Pacers guard Paul George had a "good surgery. No ancillary damage" but likely out for next season, a source told Yahoo Sports.

  • Paul George suffers serious leg injury during Team USA scrimmage "Indiana Pacers guard/forward Paul George suffered an extremely severe leg injury in the Team USA scrimmage Friday night. He pursued James Harden in transition defense, then landed awkwardly against the stanchion, at which point a replay from ESPN clearly showed his leg fracturing. George was..." August 02

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Jerry Colangelo tells Yahoo he sees Chandler Parsons and Paul George as possible stretch four forwards internationally.

  • NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar training Roy Hibbert

    Pro Basketball Talk "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...." July 23

  • Sources: NBA warned touring stars of participating in events in Manila

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22

  • Kravitz: Larry Bird can't understand why Lance Stephenson bolted

    Indianapolis Star "In the end, flashing the choke sign at LeBron James and then blowing in the King's ear wasn't the silliest thing Lance Stephenson ever did. The most foolish thing Stephenson and his lawyer/agent, Alberto Ebanks, did was turning down the Pacers' five-year, $44 million contract. Do the..." July 22

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    Steve Bulpett @SteveBHoop

    Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources tell Herald. He will get a portion of their mid-level exception.

  • Agent: Bynum may skip 2014-15 for knees

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Angels acquired All-Star closer Huston Street and prospect Trevor Gott from the San Diego Padres for minor leaguers Taylor Lindsey, R.J. Alvarez, Jose Rondon and Elliot Morris in a trade on Friday night. The 30-year-old Street (1-0) has 24 saves in 25 opportunities and a 1.09..." July 19

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