Pacers losing streak reaches eight

Rodney Stuckey contributed 14 points and also grabbed 14 rebounds in the Pacers loss on Saturday. 
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Here’s the good news: The Pacers won three quarters on Saturday night. Here’s the bad news: It still wasn’t enough.  The Portland Trail Blazers had a monster 2nd quarter, outscoring the Pacers 36-15 which led them to a 95-85 win at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers have now […]

Pacers drop fifth straight

David West was held to 8 points and 4 rebounds in the Pacers loss to Atlanta.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor   INDIANAPOLIS –  After starting the season 7-9 despite several injuries, the Indiana Pacers were feeling pretty good about things.  Since then, it’s been all downhill.  The Pacers were no match for the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night, dropping their fifth straight game by a final score of 108-82 at […]

Smith: Evaluating the Pacers so far

C.J. Watson is one of many Pacers to miss significant time this season.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor   The NBA season can be broken down into four 20-game sections.  Through the first 1/4th of the season, the Indiana Pacers sit at 7-13.  They’ve managed to play nearly .500 basketball in the last 13 games after starting the year 1-6.  This team started 18-2 just one season ago, […]

David West returns, Pacers beat Magic

David West scored 18 points in his return to the court. 
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — It took a lot longer than expected for David West to return to the court. Even though the Pacers held their own in his absence, West will bring an entirely different dynamic to this Pacers team.  In his first game action of the season, West contributed 18 points, […]

Pacers fall to Suns

Solomon Hill scored 13 points in the Pacers loss to the 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 Indiana 106-83. Former Pacer […]

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 […]