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 […]

Pacers coach Frank Vogel gets contract extension

Pacers coach Frank Vogel has a contract extension.

By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor The Pacers announced on Wednesday that Coach Frank Vogel is receiving a multi-year contract extension. The timing may come as a surprise to some fans. Some may argue that the Pacers should wait and see how Vogel does in what is likely to be a transition year. However, the last […]

What Should Larry Bird Do?


TYLER SMITH ISL Editor It’s been a rough year for the Indiana Pacers, to say the least. After looking like the best team in the NBA for the first half of last season, things have really gone downhill since; A second half collapse, losing Lance Stephenson in free agency, and losing their star Paul George […]

Paul George suffers serious leg injury

Paul George. Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

TYLER SMITH ISL Editor What a difference five months can truly make. About five months ago, the Indiana Pacers looked to be a team that would contend for an NBA title for several years. Since that time, the Pacers lost to the Miami Heat in the playoffs, lost Lance Stephenson to free agency and now […]

Smith: Letting Lance Stephenson go would be a huge mistake for Pacers

Lance Stephenson might be with the antics. Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

By 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 […]

Pacers strike first, lead Heat 1-0

Paul George celebrates during Indiana's Game 7 win against Atlanta. By Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

 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 […]