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Clips edge Pacers as Griffin, Jordan go big

Clips edge Pacers as Griffin, Jordan go big

ESPN.com Updated 5 hours ago
Blake Griffin had 31 points and 16 rebounds, DeAndre Jordan added 23 rebounds and 15 points, and the Clippers beat the Pacers 102-100 on Wednesday night.
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  • Dirk Nowitzki: Kobe Bryant Is “Probably The Greatest Player In …

    Dirk Nowitzki: Kobe Bryant Is “Probably The Greatest Player In My Generation”

    dimemag.com 14 hours ago
    Dirk Nowitzki is a better shooter than Reggie Miller, anyway. A day after the Indiana Pacers Hall-of-Famer bashed Kobe Bryant, the Dallas Mavericks’ future one praised his fellow championship-winning elder statesman. Touching on Bryant passing Michael J…
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  • Pacers Owner Would Welcome Stephenson Back, But “Bird Has To De…

    Pacers Owner Would Welcome Stephenson Back, But “Bird Has To Decide”

    dimemag.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    The Pacers lost Lance Stephenson to the Hornets this past summer when he inked a three-year, $27 million deal with owner Michael Jordan. But Stephenson has struggled with his shot, and the Hornets are at 6-18 so far after finishing 44-38 last season for…
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  • Stuckey propels Pacers' rout of cold Lakers

    Stuckey propels Pacers' rout of cold Lakers

    ESPN.com Dec 15 (2 days ago)
    Rodney Stuckey got his second consecutive double-double, scoring 20 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to lead Indiana over the Lakers 110-91 on Monday night.
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  • Watch Jamal Crawford’s Filthy Crossover Put C.J. Miles On His B…

    Watch Jamal Crawford’s Filthy Crossover Put C.J. Miles On His Butt

    dimemag.com Dec 11 (7 days ago)
    Before we show you Jamal Crawford‘s crossover that put C.J. Miles on skates before he hit the deck, know that Crawford missed the ensuing three-point attempt. But he made a couple others — as you’ll see — for a team-high 18 points in LA’s rather ugly 10…
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  • Dime Q&A: Lavoy Allen On P. George, Tim Duncan & “Crazy…

    Dime Q&A: Lavoy Allen On P. George, Tim Duncan & “Crazy Rush” Of Playoff BBall

    dimemag.com Dec 8
    The Indiana Pacers have quietly stayed within striking distance of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference despite a myriad of reasons why they should instead be in contention for a high lottery pick. Even more forgotten is one of their key reserves, L…
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  • Pacers' Mahinmi out six to eight weeks

    Pacers' Mahinmi out six to eight weeks

    nba.com Dec 7
    The Indiana Pacers announced Sunday that center Ian Mahinmi will be out six to eight weeks with a torn left plantar fascia.
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  • Police Lock Down Moda Center As Hundreds Of Protesters Gather O…

    Police Lock Down Moda Center As Hundreds Of Protesters Gather Outside

    deadspin.com Dec 4
    Police aren't letting anybody enter or leave the Moda Center—better known as the Rose Garden, and the site of a Trail Blazers-Pacers game that is currently in the fourth quarter—according to KOIN News. Hundreds of demonstrators have amassed outside, arr…
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  • A.J. Price claimed by Cleveland Cavaliers off waivers

    A.J. Price claimed by Cleveland Cavaliers off waivers

    ESPN.com Nov 30
    The Cleveland Cavaliers claimed veteran guard A.J. Price off waivers from the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, sources told ESPN.com. To make room for Price on the roster, the Cavs waived rookie guard Will Cherry.
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  • Love's 28 points lead Cavaliers over Pacers

    Love's 28 points lead Cavaliers over Pacers

    ESPN.com Nov 29
    Kevin Love scored a season-high 28 points, Kyrie Irving added 24, and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Indiana Pacers 109-97 on Saturday night.
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  • LeBron James Fools Pacers By Pointing Directions, Dishing Sweet…

    LeBron James Fools Pacers By Pointing Directions, Dishing Sweet No-Look

    dimemag.com Nov 29
    LeBron James, thespian? Watch The King show off his acting chops and fool the Indiana Pacers’ defense by pointing and barking directions to Shawn Marion before dishing a sweet no-look pass to Kyrie Irving for a layup. Got us, too. Spurred by 18 points f…
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  • Cavs' Varejao out vs. Pacers with rib injury

    Cavs' Varejao out vs. Pacers with rib injury

    ESPN.com Nov 29
    Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao will miss Saturday's game against the Indiana Pacers with a rib contusion, the team announced.
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  • Hearsay: Lance Stephenson Was Roy Hibbert’s Problem On The Pace…

    Hearsay: Lance Stephenson Was Roy Hibbert’s Problem On The Pacers

    dimemag.com Nov 28
    The Charlotte Hornets — after making the playoffs last year and signing Lance Stephenson in the offseason as well as extending point guard Kemba Walker — enter tonight’s contest against the Warriors with a substandard 4-12 record. Recent reports suggest…
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  • Popovich out after minor medical procedure

    Popovich out after minor medical procedure

    Spurs coach Gregg Popovich missed Wednesday night's 106-100 win over the Indiana Pacers after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure.
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  • Mavs Call Home Loss To Short-Handed Pacers “Embarrassing,” “Hor…

    Mavs Call Home Loss To Short-Handed Pacers “Embarrassing,” “Horrific”

    No win in the NBA can be assumed – all 30 teams employ professional basketball players. And considering that logic, no loss should be overly disappointing, either. The Dallas Mavericks don’t subscribe to the latter line of thinking. After falling to the…
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  • Pacers' George making progress in recovery

    Pacers' George making progress in recovery

    nba.com ESPN.com Nov 21
    Pacers forward Paul George could take the next step in his recovery from a broken right leg as early as next week.
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  • Solomon Hill Turns Air Ball Into Game-Winning Buzzer-Beater

    Solomon Hill Turns Air Ball Into Game-Winning Buzzer-Beater

    deadspin.com Nov 20
    The Pacers snatched an 88-86 victory away from the Hornets last night, and they did it with an unlikely buzzer-beater that was equal parts hilarious incompetence and impressive determination.Read more...
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  • Solomon Hill's buzzer-beating tip-in lifts Pacers over Hornets

    Solomon Hill's buzzer-beating tip-in lifts Pacers over Hornets

    yahoo.com Nov 19
    Indiana Pacers wing Solomon Hill entered the 2014-15 season with a chance to make a name for himself following the season-ending leg injury suffered by superstar Paul George this summer. The 23-year-old out of Arizona remains a work in progress, but he …
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  • Revisiting the 'Malice at the Palace,' 10 years on

    Revisiting the 'Malice at the Palace,' 10 years on

    Two things were kind of a big deal in 2004. Quoting "Anchorman" was of paramount importance to your social appeal, and Detroit Pistons/Indiana Pacers matchups were well worth the price of theater admission. The NBA may have scheduled for those…
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  • Lance Stephenson is nervous about his return to Indiana

    Lance Stephenson is nervous about his return to Indiana

    yahoo.com Nov 19
    Long before the careless whispers and all-around antics of last spring's Eastern Conference Finals, Lance Stephenson was a second-round pick given a shot at an NBA career by the Indiana Pacers in 2010. It took time for Stephenson to develop, but when he…
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  • Video - Pacers Snap Eight-Game Slide 00:49

    Pacers Snap Eight-Game Slide

    Dec 15
    The Pacers held the Lakers to 27 first-half points and rolled to a 110-91 win.
  • Video - Hornets Exploring Trade Options For Stephenson 03:01

    Hornets Exploring Trade Options For Stephenson

    Dec 14
    ESPN NBA Insider Amin Elhassan discusses why the Hornets are exploring options to trade swingman Lance Stephenson and which team could be the best fit for him.
  • Video - Pacers Lose Eighth Straight 00:50

    Pacers Lose Eighth Straight

    Dec 13
    LaMarcus Aldridge led Portland with 19 points and 14 rebounds in the Trail Blazers' 95-85 win over the Pacers.
  • Video - Clippers Hold Off Pacers 00:55

    Clippers Hold Off Pacers

    Dec 10
    The Clippers beat the Pacers 103-96 for their ninth straight victory.

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  • Rajon Rondo subject of Boston Celtics-Dallas Mavericks trade talks

    Dec 17
    The Boston Celtics, after years of flirting with potential Rajon Rondo deals, are in substantive discussions on a trade that would send Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves again shopping veteran Corey Brewer

    Dec 17
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have put veteran swingman Corey Brewer back on the trading block, according to league sources.
  • Minnesota Timberwolves again shopping veteran Corey Brewer

    Dec 17
    The Minnesota Timberwolves have put veteran swingman Corey Brewer back on the trading block, according to league sources.
  • Milwaukee Bucks suspect Jabari Parker lost for season to torn ACL

    Dec 16
    Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is expected to miss the rest of his rookie season after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced Tuesday night.