George and Durant named Kia NBA Players of the MonthUpdated Dec 3 (yesterday) Share TweetIndiana Pacers' Paul George and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant were today named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in October/November.Source: nba.com
The NBA’s Eastern Conference Isn’t This Bad, They’re Just InjuredUpdated Dec 3 (yesterday) Share TweetWe’re more than a month into the 2013-14 NBA season and the Eastern Conference is about as top heavy as it gets. Aside from Indiana (16-2), Miami (14-3) and the Wiz (9-9), no team is at .500 or above. Consequently, 12 teams in the West are at .500 or be…Share TweetThe Portland Trail Blazers beat the Indiana Pacers, 106-102, on Monday night in what might have been the best single game of the 2013-14 NBA season to date. Here are five reasons why this particular matchup of conference-leading beasts was so awesome, a…
Hibbert & Aldridge With Jocular Back-And-Forth On TwitterUpdated Dec 3 (yesterday) Share TweetThe Blazers won at home last night against the visiting Pacers who had only lost once this season before falling Monday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 10 rebounds in the victory, and Roy Hibbert matched his double-double with 16 and 13 of hi…
Paul George Was Out Of His Mind Last NightUpdated Dec 3 (yesterday) Share TweetJust in case you were not yet aware, Paul George is the truth. The Pacers' budding superstar proved as much last night, when he went for 43 points in a 106-102 loss to the Blazers, a game that ended with George hitting five three-pointers in the last th…Source: deadspin.com
The NBA’s 10 Best FrontcourtsUpdated Dec 2 (3 days ago) Share TweetThe NBA has evolved into an athletic, perimeter-heavy league. While this type of emphasis can excite the audience with spectacular plays, strong froncourts are still the belly of the beast for many teams. Teams that boast dominant frontcourts are a forc…Share TweetThe Indiana Pacers are rolling these days, working with a 16-1 record and leading both the Eastern Conference and the NBA in winning percentage, mainly because of a fantastic mixture of internal development and added depth procured during the offseason.…
Numbers don't lie: Pacers dominating competitionUpdated Dec 2 (3 days ago) Share TweetHow dominant have the Pacers been this year? Their numbers are so good they look like a mistake.
Pacers beat Clippers to improve to 16-1Updated Dec 1 (3 days ago) Share TweetThe Pacers took their campaign of NBA domination to Los Angeles, where they beat the Clippers 105-100.Share TweetDavid West scored 14 of his 24 points in the third quarter and grabbed 12 rebounds, Paul George had 27 points, and the league-leading Indiana Pacers improved their best start in franchise history to 16-1 with a 105-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clipp…Share TweetThe Lakers won't have future Hall of Famers Kobe Bryant or Steve Nash back for tonight's game against the visiting Trail Blazers, but their returns might not be far off, coach Mike D'Antoni revealed before the game. Bryant, who underwent surgery for a t…Source: nba.comShare TweetPaul George scored 23 points and Roy Hibbert added 13 and eight rebounds to lead the surging Indiana Pacers past the injury hampered Washington Wizards 93-73 on Friday night.
BT Sport secures NBA's UK TV broadcast rightsUpdated Nov 28 (7 days ago) Share TweetLONDON (AP) - The NBA is returning to British television.
Watson's late barrage guides Pacers to 14-1Updated Nov 27 Share TweetC.J. Watson knocked down five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 18 points to pace the Indiana Pacers to their fifth straight victory, a 99-74 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.Source: ESPN.com
Funky James Brown Perfect For New Paul George VideoUpdated Nov 26 Share TweetThe Pacers are flying high this year after starting 13-1 through their first 14 games, including a 9-game winning streak to open things up. Everyone knew they improved their bench, but not many were expecting Paul George to make such a dramatic leap in …
Paul George hammers home windmill dunk, sparks 2nd-half run to push Pacers past Wolves (Video)Updated Nov 26 Share TweetOne night after Gerald Green did this: ... Paul George did this: ... which has me thinking that maybe all of the NBA's rangy, ridiculously athletic swingmen decided to try to turn every post-steal runout into an opportunity for thunderous windmill dunks…
Kravitz: Indiana Pacers are men on a missionUpdated Nov 25 Share TweetThey are burning with the memory of what happened in Game 7 in Miami. It inspires them, pushes them every practice and every game, makes them chase excellence each and every night of the long NBA season.Source: indystar.comShare TweetA new knee injury will test the ability of Derrick Rose and the Bulls to adapt to different expectations.
J.R. Smith is in panic mode, which doesn’t seem so fantasticUpdated Nov 21 Share TweetIt is no great revelation to declare that the New York Knicks are currently in the midst of a rough time. After Wednesday night's terribly disappointing late-game loss to the Indiana Pacers, the Knicks sit at 3-8, tied for last place with the cross-rive…Share Tweet[J.R. Smith during last night's Knicks-Pacers game, making a funny face while tracking down a loose ball. Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty]Read more...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetWhile there’s all this talk around here about how the Knicks will never beat the Miami Heat because Carmelo Anthony will never get past LeBron James, it might be time to amend that statement to include Paul George and Indiana, as well.
Who's Ready to Join the Elite?Dec 4Which current stars have what it takes to move into the NBA's top echelon?
Pacers Push Past JazzDec 4The Pacers topped the Jazz 95-86 to hand Utah its 16th loss of the season.
Trail Blazers Deal Pacers Second LossDec 2Paul George scored 43 points, but Lamarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard combined to score 54 points to lead the Trail Blazers past the Pacers 106-102.
Blazers Outlast PacersDec 2Doug Kezirian and Tim Legler on Portland's win over Indiana.
Ian Thomsen: Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo is a name worth rememberingDec 4BOSTON -- You can sell championships, or you can sell hope. The Milwaukee Bucks haven't won a championship since 1971, the second season of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. But they do have hope.
NBA: Coast to Coast -- Who's ready to join the elite?Dec 4J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss which stars could move into the MVP discussion in 2013-14.
Jason Kidd reassigns Lawrence Frank to reduced role with Brooklyn NetsDec 3Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd has reassigned Lawrence Frank to a reduced role, and Frank no longer will sit on the bench as Kidd's lead assistant coach.
Ian Thomsen: If not Bennett, who should the Cavs have taken at No. 1?Dec 3Did the Cavaliers make a mistake taking Anthony Bennett at No. 1? Who would you have picked if you were Cleveland? -- Gary M., Columbus, Ohio