Hill returns, Hayward shines, but Pacers win

Paul George drives on former teammate George Hill. 
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  Gordon Hayward put on a show in his home state. George Hill returned to Bankers Life Fieldhouse. But the Pacers spoiled their homecoming party with a 107-100 victory. Paul George didn’t make a shot in the 1st half (0-for-8) and struggled for most of the game. But […]

Pacers rebound from debacle in New York

Paul George scored a season-high 39 points in the win over Charlotte.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  One night after scoring just 29 points in the second half, the Pacers put on a show in the second half against the Charlotte Hornets, on way to a 98-77 victory. That’s been the story of the season.  One game, they look lost. The next game, they […]

Pacers crush Pistons, sweep season series

Thaddeus Young scored 18 points in the Pacers win over Detroit. 
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  The Indiana Pacers have enjoyed playing the Detroit Pistons this season. For just the third time in franchise history, the Pacers completed the season-sweep over Detroit after winning 115-98 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Wednesday night. Returning home from a five-game road trip, the Pacers used a […]

Rested Pacers return with a bang

Jeff Teague recorded his 14th double-double of the season on Friday night.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — It’s been a crazy few weeks for the Indiana Pacers. A six-game losing streak. The All-Star break. The Trade-Deadline filled with rumors and speculation. All three are now history, and the Pacers can simply focus on the final stretch of the season.  They started the final stretch […]

Pacers limp into All-Star Break, Trading Deadline looms

Nate McMillan watches as his team drops a sixth straight game.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — The All-Star break has arrived, and there might not be a single team that needs it more than the Indiana Pacers. After improving to 29-22 with a seven-game winning streak earlier this month, the Pacers head into the break with six straight losses. They were forced to […]

Cavs snap Pacers win streak

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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  “The champions are here, and we’ve got to be at our best.” Those were Nate McMillan’s words before the Pacers hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. For most of the first half, the Pacers were indeed at their best. They led 36-25 after the first quarter, […]

Pacers put together comeback win in OT

Paul George scored 33 points in the Pacers overtime win on Friday night.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  For the second time in nine days, the Indiana Pacers (24-22) put together a big comeback win over the Sacramento Kings.  They came back from a 22-point deficit in Sacramento last week, and decided to do it again on Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. They trailed by […]

Paul George shrugs off boos; Pacers lose third straight

Paul George scored 31 points in the Pacers loss to New York.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  It’s been a Jekyll and Hyde type of season for the Indiana Pacers. This team either shows up to play, or they don’t.  For the most part, they’ve been Jekyll at home (16-6) and Hyde on the road (6-16).  But sometimes, they’ll be both in a single […]

Smith: Pacers “Big Three” gives the team a bright future

The Pacers are in good hands with the trio of Turner, Teague, and George. 
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  Back in 2007, the Boston Celtics put together a team that included “The Big Three.”  Ever since that team won an NBA Championship, that phrase has been used more and more around the league. The Indiana Pacers may have found their version of the big three, with […]

Pacers beat Vogel’s Magic for 2nd straight win

Myles Turner had 23 points and 12 rebounds in the win over Orlando.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  Frank Vogel returned to Indianapolis for the second time since taking over for the Orlando Magic. And for the second time, the Pacers defeated their former head coach.  Much like the first meeting, this game was never really in doubt, as the Pacers won by a final […]