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 fall to Spurs- Popovich wins number 1,000

George Hill attempts the game-winner but misses. 
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — After their first three-game winning streak of the season, the Pacers had to go through the NBA Champion Spurs to continue their winning ways. The opportunity was there with a 14-point lead in the second half, but the machine from San Antonio got the job done late. They […]

Pacers snap Cleveland’s 12 game win streak

David West had 20 points and 13 rebounds in the Pacers win over Cleveland.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Ever since Larry Bird spoke about a possible return of Paul George, the Pacers have played inspired basketball.  They followed up a win over Detroit on Wednesday with another big win Friday night over the surging Cavaliers. The Cavs had won 12 straight games coming into this one, […]

Another comeback attempt falls short for the Pacers

George Hill scored 14 points in the Pacers loss to Sacramento.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The Sacramento Kings came into tonight’s game having lost eight straight contests. Right from the opening tip, they looked like a team on a mission to end that slump. They started on fire, and built a lead as high as 23 points at one point in the game. […]

Area 55 still going strong in its 5th season

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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor Years ago, Pacers center Roy Hibbert wanted to help bring fan excitement back to the Indiana Pacers.  The city was still in a long recovery process after the brawl in Detroit, and years of losing basketball.  The Pacers were barely noticed for many years in the shadow of the Indianapolis […]

Losses piling up for the Pacers

David West had 11 points, eight rebounds, and five assists in a loss to the Raptors.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — This has been a season of streaks for the Indiana Pacers. They started 1-6, then went 6-3, 1-10, 7-4, and now 1-8. Add those numbers up, and you get a record of 16-31.  The two stretches of good basketball have been overshadowed by the longer stretches of poor […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]