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Hibbert must regain form for Pacers to advance

Hibbert must regain form for Pacers to advance

After a disappointing 98-85 Game 3 loss, Indiana must get Roy Hibbert going or they're going home.
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  • Jeff Teague hits ridiculous (and controversial) running-out-of-…

    Jeff Teague hits ridiculous (and controversial) running-out-of-bounds 3 as Hawks beat Pacers (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 24
    Just after 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, shortly before tipoff of Game 3 between the Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena, @NBAOfficial — a Twitter account offering updates on officiating and rule clarifications "directly from the league offi…
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  • Jeff Teague hits ridiculous (and controversial) running-out-of-…

    Jeff Teague hits ridiculous (and controversial) running-out-of-bounds 3 as Hawks beat Pacers (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 24
    Just after 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, shortly before tipoff of Game 3 between the Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena, @NBAOfficial — a Twitter account offering updates on officiating and rule clarifications "directly from the league offi…
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  • Source: Clowney to visit with Falcons again

    Source: Clowney to visit with Falcons again

    Top draft prospect Jadeveon Clowney, who visited the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday, is scheduled to go through a few drills with the team on Friday , a league source confirmed.
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  • Jordan expects more fight from Falcons

    Jordan expects more fight from Falcons

    ESPN.com Apr 24
    New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan expects to see a much improved Atlanta Falcons team when the two longtime NFC South rivals meet in Week 1 this season at Atlanta. But Jordan, who is known for being the biggest wise-cracker in the Saints’ …
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  • Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard cites pretty high-ranking source in t…

    Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard cites pretty high-ranking source in tweet saying Frank Vogel's job is safe

    yahoo.com Apr 24
    The Indiana Pacers relieved a little bit of the pressure they've been feeling on Tuesday night, riding a very good outing from Paul George and a good ol' third-quarter smackdown to a 101-85 win over the Atlanta Hawks that evened their best-of-seven firs…
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  • Could Falcons trade up to No. 1 for Clowney? Texans said to be …

    Could Falcons trade up to No. 1 for Clowney? Texans said to be open to it

    yahoo.com Apr 24
    For months, we've wondered what the Houston Texans might do with the first pick — take a quarterback or draft Jadeveon Clowney. So what's behind Door No. 3? There appears to be some smoke now for a possible trade of the pick, ESPN's Ed Werder suggests. …
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  • Sean Weatherspoon still recovering from late-season knee injury

    Sean Weatherspoon still recovering from late-season knee injury

    The Falcons’ dismal 2013 season was marked by injuries to several of their key players, including linebacker Sean Weatherspoon. Weatherspoon missed seven games with a foot injury that put him on injured reserve for half the season and then he missed the…
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  • Video - Teague, Hawks Take 2-1 Lead 01:29

    Teague, Hawks Take 2-1 Lead

    Apr 24
    Jeff Teague scored 22 points and handed out 10 assists in the Hawks' 98-85 win over the Pacers in Game 3.
  • Video - Jadeveon Clowney to meet with Atlanta Falcons on Friday 01:36

    Jadeveon Clowney to meet with Atlanta Falcons on Friday

    Apr 24
    With Jadeveon Clowney to meet with the Atlanta Falcons on Friday, what does this mean for the team's draft plans? NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport has the latest.
  • Video - Will the Atlanta Falcons trade down? 02:00

    Will the Atlanta Falcons trade down?

    Apr 24
    The possibility of the Atlanta Falcons moving up the draft order has been discussed -- but might the team be able to better fill their unique roster holes by trading down instead?
  • Video - Inside the Atlanta Falcons draft room 04:16

    Inside the Atlanta Falcons draft room

    Apr 24
    Daniel Jeremiah, Curtis Conway and Brian Baldinger tell you which position the Atlanta Falcons need to address in the draft as they take you inside the team's war room.

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  • 2014 NBA Playoffs -- Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard says Frank Vogel is safe

    Apr 24
    Frank Vogel's job as coach of the Indiana Pacers is "safe," according to general manager Kevin Pritchard.
  • 2014 NBA Playoffs -- Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard tweets about Frank Vogel's …

    Apr 24
    Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard moved to ease the pressure on coach Frank Vogel by sending out a tweet Thursday saying Vogel's job is "safe."