Hibbert sits, Kobe explodes, Pacers win

Paul George scored 21 points in the win over the Lakers on Monday night.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS –  Outside of the Golden State Warriors coming to Indianapolis, Monday night’s game against the Lakers had the most anticipation of the season.  Longtime former Pacer Roy Hibbert was set to make his return, and Kobe Bryant was making the final appearance of his career to Bankers Life Fieldhouse.  […]

Smith: Myles Turner looks like a star in the making

Myles Turner is looking like a future star in the NBA.
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BY TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Right before this year’s NBA Draft, Pacers General Manager Kevin Pritchard talked about the importance of getting the right player: “You try to get the best player you can because in a small market, it’s your only chance to get special.”  It might be early in his career, […]

How good are the Pacers, really?

Paul George scored 21 straight points in the 4th quarter in a win over Detroit. 
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers were a difficult team to predict heading into the 2015-2016 season. And with two months of the season under their belts, they might still be. After an 0-3 start, the Pacers got hot in the month of November, putting together an impressive 11-2 record in […]

Pacers defeat Atlanta, remain perfect at home against the East

Solomon Hill scored 10 points in the Pacers victory over Atlanta. 
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — When Paul George and George Hill combine for 17 points on 6-for-23 shooting, you’d think the Pacers would be in for a long night against a good team like the Hawks.  Instead, Monta Ellis and the Pacers bench led the Pacers to an impressive victory over Atlanta, 93-87 […]

Monta Ellis sparks Pacers win over former team

Monta Ellis scored 19 points in the 2nd half to help the Pacers beat Dallas on Wednesday night. Pictured here against Miami. (Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment)

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS –  Playing the Western Conference at home has been the only negative thus far in the Pacers season. They came in to Wednesday night with a 1-3 record at Bankers Life Fieldhouse against Western Conference teams, compared to a 7-0 record at home against the East. Despite those numbers, […]

Pacers get back on track, defeat Miami

Ian Mahinmi had 18 points and 12 rebounds in the Pacers victory over the Heat. 
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — There was a lot of hype surrounding the Indiana Pacers this past week, simply because the undefeated Golden State Warriors were in town. Paul George called it a “must win,” and some reporters called it “one of the biggest regular season games” the Pacers have ever played. Realistically, […]

Smith: The Pacers believe, and you should too

Paul George has scored 20 or more points in 11 straight games for the Pacers.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS –  Pacers fans know all too well how quickly things can change in the NBA.  Just a short time ago, this team looked poised to become legit title contenders for several years. They had a core group in tact, a ton of confidence, and what looked to be a […]

Pacers survive late rally, defeat Timberwolves

Monta Ellis scored 24 points in the Pacers win over Minnesota. (Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment)

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — After a 37 point second quarter, it looked like the Pacers were going to cruise to victory over Minnesota on Friday night. The Timberwolves put together a big rally to make things very interesting late in the game, and even had the ball with a chance to take […]

Pacers continue to progress, defeat Magic

Paul George scored 27 points on way to a Pacers victory over Orlando.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — After an 0-3 start to the season, the Pacers were staring down a stretch of five games in seven nights. Instead of falling into a major hole, the Pacers responded by winning four of those five games, capped off by a 97-84 victory over the Orlando Magic on […]

Pacers win on Hickory night

George Hill looks to score as the Pacers wore the famous Hickory uniforms on Friday night.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — On some nights the Indiana Pacers will need a balanced attack on offense to win games. On other nights, they’ll need Paul George to put the team on his back.  The latter happened on Friday night, as the Pacers defeated the Miami Heat 90-87 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse […]