Smith: Pacers “Big Three” gives the team a bright future

The Pacers are in good hands with the trio of Turner, Teague, and George. 
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  Back in 2007, the Boston Celtics put together a team that included “The Big Three.”  Ever since that team won an NBA Championship, that phrase has been used more and more around the league. The Indiana Pacers may have found their version of the big three, with […]

Pacers beat Vogel’s Magic for 2nd straight win

Myles Turner had 23 points and 12 rebounds in the win over Orlando.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  Frank Vogel returned to Indianapolis for the second time since taking over for the Orlando Magic. And for the second time, the Pacers defeated their former head coach.  Much like the first meeting, this game was never really in doubt, as the Pacers won by a final […]

Pacers snap four-game losing streak

Jeff Teague had a career-high 17 assists in the win over Chicago.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  There’s no place like home. After a frustrating four-game losing streak, including a close loss in Chicago on Monday, the Pacers took care of business on Friday night, defeating the Chicago Bulls 111-101 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The one constant in an inconsistent season has been winning […]

Pacers fall to Celtics

Paul George scored 19 points in the Pacers loss to Boston.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  When you’re struggling to win games on the road, home losses hurt even more. The Pacers were unable to maintain their home dominance on Thursday night, losing to the Boston Celtics 109-102. The story of this game was the second quarter. After leading 31-22 after the first, […]

Pacers win another home thriller

Thaddeus Young scores the game-winner over Washington.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The Pacers “Big Three” came to play on Monday night. Paul George, Jeff Teague, and Myles Turner combined for 70 points. It was Thaddeus Young, however, that scored the game-winning bucket with 0.9 seconds left.  Bradley Beal missed a corner three at the buzzer, and the Pacers […]

Pacers win wild game over Portland

Paul George scored 37 points in the win over Portland.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — It’s been an up and down season all year long for the Indiana Pacers. They’ve never won more than two straight. They’ve never lost more than two straight. And they’ve been around the .500 mark all year. Saturday night’s game against the Portland Trail-Blazers was basically the […]

Pacers dominate Clippers, GR3 continues to impress

Al Jefferson scored 16 points in the Pacers win over the Clippers.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — Paul George and C.J. Miles were out with injuries. Myles Turner was in early foul trouble. Jeff Teague and Monta Ellis were held scoreless in the first half.  Add of all this up, and that should spell trouble against the 14-3 Los Angeles Clippers. Right? Wrong. Instead, […]

Pacers dominate Nets

Jeff Teague drives on Yogi Ferrell. Teague had 9 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 assists in the Pacers win.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor   INDIANAPOLIS —  With Paul George and C.J. Miles sidelined with injuries, the Pacers were still able to dominate the Brooklyn Nets in their annual Black Friday home game, 118-97 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Things didn’t start out so well, as the Nets scored 20 points in the first […]

Pacers can’t rebound against the Hawks

Thaddeus Young scored a season-high 24 points in the loss to Atlanta. 
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — When the Pacers play at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, and Paul George is on the court, good things have happened this season. George returned to the lineup on Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks, but this time, it wasn’t enough to lead the Pacers to victory. Atlanta defeated […]

LeBron sits, Pacers win

Paul George scored 21 points in the win over Cleveland. 
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — “Bankers Life Fieldhouse has been tough my whole career.” Those were comments from LeBron James on Tuesday night after the Cavaliers beat the Raptors.  Less than 24 hours later, and Cleveland decided to rest their star instead of having him play on a back-to-back, much to the […]