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 […]

Pacers snap four-game losing streak

Jeff Teague had a career-high 17 assists in the win over Chicago.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS —  There’s no place like home. After a frustrating four-game losing streak, including a close loss in Chicago on Monday, the Pacers took care of business on Friday night, defeating the Chicago Bulls 111-101 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The one constant in an inconsistent season has been winning […]

Pacers win another home thriller

Thaddeus Young scores the game-winner over Washington.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor INDIANAPOLIS — The Pacers “Big Three” came to play on Monday night. Paul George, Jeff Teague, and Myles Turner combined for 70 points. It was Thaddeus Young, however, that scored the game-winning bucket with 0.9 seconds left.  Bradley Beal missed a corner three at the buzzer, and the Pacers […]

Pacers win wild game over Portland

Paul George scored 37 points in the win over Portland.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — It’s been an up and down season all year long for the Indiana Pacers. They’ve never won more than two straight. They’ve never lost more than two straight. And they’ve been around the .500 mark all year. Saturday night’s game against the Portland Trail-Blazers was basically the […]

Pacers dominate Clippers, GR3 continues to impress

Al Jefferson scored 16 points in the Pacers win over the Clippers.
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By TYLER SMITH (@TylerSmith_ISL) ISL Editor  INDIANAPOLIS — Paul George and C.J. Miles were out with injuries. Myles Turner was in early foul trouble. Jeff Teague and Monta Ellis were held scoreless in the first half.  Add of all this up, and that should spell trouble against the 14-3 Los Angeles Clippers. Right? Wrong. Instead, […]