Pacers win season opener

Roy Hibbert’s big night leads the Pacers to victory in the opener.
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By TYLER SMITH ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — Roy Hibbert was the only returning starter from last season’s opening game. His experience showed with 22 points, eight rebounds, and seven blocked shots, leading the Pacers to a 103-91 victory over Philadelphia in this season’s opener at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. It’s been a rough several months for […]

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?

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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 […]

Pacers offseason: fan questions

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As free agency begins, Pacers fans have several questions about the team’s season and future: 1. “Do you think Larry is to blame for messing up the teams chemistry by trading Granger and picking up Bynum/Turner?” From: (@ColtsPacersJosh) Larry Bird stated that everyone needs to do better: The front office, the players, and the coaching […]

Was this season a failure for the Pacers?

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TYLER SMITH ISL Editor This was supposed to be the year for the Indiana Pacers. After taking the Miami Heat to a deciding seventh game last season, this team appeared to be on a mission to dethrone the champs. A year ago the Pacers and their fans were content with going as far as they […]

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 keep season alive

Paul George. Photo by Pacers Sports and Entertainment.

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, […]