Pacers fall to Suns

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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS –  After winning four of their previous five games, the Pacers were no match for the surging Phoenix Suns on Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.  The Suns are averaging over 105 points per game this season and put together another solid offensive night defeating the Pacers 106-83. Former […]

Lance Stephenson returns, Pacers win on final shot

Lance Stephenson is guarded by Solomon Hill in his return to Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Ever since the NBA schedule was released for this season, Pacer fans had tonight’s game circled on their calendars.  Lance Stephenson returned to Bankers Life Fieldhouse for the first time since leaving the Pacers to join the Charlotte Hornets this past summer.  Because of his departure, Solomon Hill […]

Smith: Should the Pacers tank?

Solomon Hill is averaging 11.8 points, and 5.4 rebounds per game early on this season.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor To tank, or not to tank? That is the question. Some Pacers fans want to see their team fight hard and make the playoffs. Other fans want to see them tank to get a top draft pick. All fans want the best future possible for the team, so which direction […]

Pacers top Utah, end losing streak

Lavoy Allen records a double-double with 12 points and 15 rebounds in the Pacers win.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — A sense of relief filled Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the Pacers locker room after a 97-86 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night. It ended the Pacers six game losing streak and gave them their first win since opening night. Roy Hibbert led the way with 29 […]

Pacers continue to fight- and continue to fall short

Solomon Hill had a career high 28 points in Saturday's loss to the Wizards. 
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Another night. Another injury. Another valiant effort. Another loss. It’s too bad moral victories didn’t count, because the Pacers continue to give hard-fought efforts only to fall short in the end. They dropped their sixth straight, losing to the Washington Wizards 97-90 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. It’s the […]

Pacers start 1-5, but it could be worse

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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor We knew this would be a challenging season for the Pacers. But five losses in the first six games? Is this season already a lost cause? That depends on who you ask. If you’re looking for a title contender then yes, this season will be a lost cause. If you’re […]

Pacers lose third straight

Solomon Hill scored 12 points in the Pacers loss to Milwaukee. 
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The Pacers didn’t lose their third game of the season a year ago until December 8th, in game number 21. Things have changed a great deal, as Indiana is simply trying to hang around until injured players David West, George Hill, and C.J. Watson return. In a game […]

Pacers win season opener

Roy Hibbert’s big night leads the Pacers to victory in the opener.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Roy Hibbert was the only returning starter from last season’s opening game. His experience showed with 22 points, eight rebounds, and seven blocked shots, leading the Pacers to a 103-91 victory over Philadelphia in this season’s opener at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. It’s been a rough several months for […]

Seven questions for the Indiana Pacers

Roy Hibbert is a key to the Pacers' season. Photo by Jeff Clark, Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor With the new NBA season tipping off in a few weeks, here are some of the major questions for the 2014-2015 Indiana Pacers: 1. How will the team handle lower expectations? With Lance Stephenson playing for another team, and Paul George likely out for the season, nobody expects this Pacers […]

Pacers coach Frank Vogel gets contract extension

Pacers coach Frank Vogel has a contract extension.

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor The Pacers announced on Wednesday that Coach Frank Vogel is receiving a multi-year contract extension. The timing may come as a surprise to some fans. Some may argue that the Pacers should wait and see how Vogel does in what is likely to be a transition year. However, the last […]