Letting Lance Stephenson go would be a huge mistake

Lance Stephenson was outstanding in Game 2, but he got little support in Indiana's loss to the Heat. Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

TYLER SMITH ISL Editor A lot of eyes have been glued to Lance Stephenson for much of this crazy season.  From his triple-doubles, to his interviews, to his on-court antics, he’s been entertaining to say the least.  With free agency looming, the question on everybody’s mind is: Should the Pacers give this guy a big […]

Pacers keep season alive

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TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS —  The Pacers had no interest in watching the Miami Heat celebrate on their home court. In a wild game that saw LeBron James in foul trouble, and Paul George scoring 31 points in the second half alone, the Pacers prevailed to keep their season alive with a 93-90 win […]

Pacers blown out in Game 4

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TYLER SMITH ISL Editor So, that’s it? That’s the question that comes to mind after the Pacers dropped their third straight game in the Eastern Conference finals to the Miami Heat. After last year’s seven-game series, all signs pointed to another series for the ages this season between these two teams. It’s not over yet, […]

Pacers fall apart, Heat take 2-1 lead

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TYLER SMITH ISL Editor Considering the Miami Heat never lose two games in a row in the playoffs, it was important for the Pacers to win Game 3 and regain control of the Eastern Conference finals. Things looked good early for the team in gold, as the Pacers took a 37-22 lead midway through the […]

Chapman: Carmelo Anthony perfect fit for Bulls

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By JOSH CHAPMAN ISL Correspondent Carmelo Anthony is without a doubt the crown jewel of this free agent crop. One of the most talented scorers in the game today – and possibly in the history of the game – is ready to turn a contender into title favorites. He has the choice of staying in […]

Pacers’ bench needs to step up

Lance Stephenson was outstanding in Game 2, but he got little support in Indiana's loss to the Heat. Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — For the 13th consecutive game played between these two teams, the Pacers and Heat have gone back and forth with wins. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade came up big in the final quarter like champions do, and Miami prevailed 87-83 to tie the series 1-1 on Tuesday night at […]

Pacers strike first, lead Heat 1-0

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By TYLER SMITH
 ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — This series is what we’ve all been waiting for. Pacers. Heat. Eastern Conference finals. Nothing from the season or even playoffs matters anymore. This is now a seven-game season, and one that gives the Pacers a brand new start. So far, so good. The Pacers came out of […]

Pacers-Heat series preview

Miami's LeBron James defends Indiana's Paul George during a regular-season game. Photo by Frank McGrath, Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

TYLER SMITH ISL Correspondent This is what we’ve been waiting for. All season long, it seemed like an inevitable matchup: the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals. Indiana sure made things interesting on their path to this point, but none of it matters anymore. Throw records, statistics and history out […]

Pacers finish Washington, headed to conference finals

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TYLER SMITH ISL Correspondent After another home letdown in Game 5, the Pacers knew they were in for a battle going back to Washington for Game 6. They were up for the challenge, winning their fifth straight playoff road game by a score of 93-80 to close out the series. It was another strange series […]

Wizards hammer Pacers to stay alive

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ISL Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS — After winning three straight games in this second-round series, the Pacers looked to be in great shape coming back home with a chance to wrap things up in Game 5. The Wizards had other plans, completely dominating the Pacers on their home floor (something that has become surprisingly normal), […]