Smith: The curious case of Roy Hibbert

Roy Hibbert shoots over Marcin Gortat. Was it his final home game as a Pacer?
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor  As the NBA Finals inch closer, it means another busy off-season is just around the corner. The Indiana Pacers will be one of the more intriguing teams to watch this summer.  For the Pacers, everything starts with their center, Roy Hibbert. The question is, should the Pacers keep their core […]

Pacers still alive in playoff push

Paul George is hoping his return sparks a playoff push for Indiana..
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor  With just three games remaining in the regular season, the Indiana Pacers are still alive in the playoff race in the Eastern Conference, but time is running out. Paul George is back in the mix, and the Pacers have shown the ability to get hot several times this season.  Here […]

Pacers keep playoff hopes alive, dominate Hornets

C.J. Watson scored 13 points in the Pacers win over Charlotte.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — After a few tough road losses earlier this week, the Pacers looked to get back on track at home against the Charlotte Hornets.  They dominated the last three quarters on way to a 93-74 victory, keeping their playoff hopes alive. The Pacers led 49-38 at halftime, which was […]

Losing streak reaches six for the Pacers

Roy Hibbert recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds in the loss to Houston.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — With the Houston Rockets in town, the Indiana Pacers were looking to snap their losing streak and get back on track in front of their home fans.  The Rockets had other plans, as they used an incredible night from the foul line to defeat the Pacers 110-100 at […]

Pacers drop fifth straight

Ian Mahinmi slams one home against the Nets.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The entire season for the Indiana Pacers has been defined by injuries, and streaky play.  After their most recent hot streak, the Pacers were looking like a lock for the NBA Playoffs.  After Saturday night, they once again find themselves a half game out after dropping their fifth […]

Pacers fall to Raptors

George Hill had 23 points in the Pacers loss to Toronto.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Coming into Monday’s game, the Pacers had won 13 of their previous 16 games. The Toronto Raptors had lost 10 of their previous 12.  As they often do in sports, those streaks meant nothing in this game.  The Raptors controlled the game throughout, on way to winning by […]

Pacers win seventh straight

Rodney Stuckey scored 25 points off the bench in the Pacers win over Milwaukee.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — In the first 45 games of the season, the Pacers were 15-30.  Since then, they are 15-4.  They defeated the Milwaukee Bucks in overtime on Thursday night by a final score of 109-103, to earn their seventh straight victory. With the win, they also pulled to within 3 […]

Pacers top Bulls with huge fourth quarter

Solomon Hill blocks a shot on a fast break. Hill scored 16 points in the Pacers win over Chicago.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The Chicago Bulls are always a good test for a hot team, with or without injured players. The Pacers passed that test thanks to a huge fourth quarter, on way to a 98-84 victory Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers have now won four straight games […]

Pacers stay hot, rout Knicks

George Hill scored 21 points in 27 minutes in the win over New York.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — This one didn’t quite have the Reggie Miller vs. Patrick Ewing flair to it. But at this point in the season, the Pacers aren’t complaining. In the midst of a playoff race, the Pacers are trying to rack up wins. In the last 11 games, they’ve done plenty […]

Pacers’ Vogel, Oklahoma City’s Brooks earn February coaching awards

Frank Vogel

From the NBA: NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 – The Indiana Pacers’ Frank Vogel and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Scott Brooks today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in February. Vogel led the Pacers to the Eastern Conference’s best record in February at 7-2 (.778).  […]