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Pacers To Purchase D-League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants

The Indiana Pacers are expected to purchase the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League. The Mad Ants have been the D-League's lone independent affiliate. There would be a remaining 11 teams without a D-League franchise.
Via RealGM
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hill arrested for reckless driving, clocked going 107 mph

Jordan Hill’s Indiana Pacers tenure is already off to an inauspicious start. The big man was arrested for reckless driving in Atlanta on Friday, according to a report in the Indy Star. Hill was allegedly clock at 107 mph in a 65 mph zone. The report also claimed that the former Laker gave the arresting...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Which Indiana Pacers frontcourt player is most poised to break out this season?

To say that the Indiana Pacers will have a new look in 2015-16 is a drastic understatement. Just eight players from last year’s roster are returning this season and one of those is Paul George who appeared in just six games last year and another is Shayne Whittington who logged just 108 minutes (Pacers.com). Paul George, George Hill, and Ian Mahinmi are the only three players left...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pacers re-sign Lavoy Allen, who looks forward to playing time battle

On Monday, the Indiana Pacers announced the re-signing of big man Lavoy Allen, and there was much rejoicing. But there were also more than a few questions about Indiana's stocked frontcourt.The Pacers are so stocked on that front, in fact, that a veritable logjam has built up. It's worth considering, then, where the 6-foot-9 Allen fits in. He's a big man in the mold of Chuck Hayes...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hibbert asked agent to find him a coach who played in NBA

Frank Vogel became the head coach of the Indiana Pacers in 2011. Roy Hibbert was drafted by the team in the first round of the 2008 NBA Draft, but it wasn’t until after Vogel took over that the former Georgetown standout became an NBA All-Star. Despite that, Hibbert’s seems to think it is advantageous for...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers complete deals with three veterans, complete rookie class

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers have re-signed forwards Lavoy Allen and Shayne Whittington. The team on Monday also signed swingman Glenn Robinson III to a three-year deal and completed an undisclosed deal with second-round pick Rakeem Christmas. Allen agreed to a multiyear deal worth $3 million annually this month. He has averaged 5.0 points and 4.8 rebounds in a five-year career...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers sign Baby Big Dog, Glenn Robinson III

The Pacers have completed their roster by filling out the 15th and final spot with Indiana native Glenn Robinson III, the son of former NBA overall No. 1 pick Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson. The contract is for three years, but not much else is known at this point. Robinson, 21, is listed at 6’7″ and 222 pounds. He was selected 40th overall last season by the Minnesota TImberwolves...
Via Pacers Pulse
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Agree to Three-Year Deal with Glenn Robinson III

Glenn Robinson III didn’t make much noise last season as a rookie, but still has quite a bit of talent looking into the future. He put up some impressive plays during the Las Vegas Summer League with the Atlanta Hawks, and it didn’t take him too long to find a deal. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Indiana Pacers have agreed to a three-year...
Via Hoops-Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Glenn Robinson III signs three-year deal with Indiana Pacers

Glenn Robinson III has bounced around a bit since being drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves last summer, but he’s found a new team in his home-state of Indiana. Robinson and the Indiana Pacers agreed to a three-year contract today, according to a report by Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Robinson averaged 2.1 points per game in 35 games a rookie with both the Timberwolves and...
Via UM Hoops
7 days ago  |  Discuss

How Will Rakeem Christmas Fit In With the Pacers?

Rakeem Christmas has been traded two times since being drafted 36th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves on June 25. On draft night he was dealt by the Timberwolves to the Cavaliers for the rights to Tyus Jones, and yesterday the Cavs traded Christmas to the Pacers for a 2019 second round pick. If this is where Christmas starts the season, how will he fit in with Frank Vogel...
Via Orange Fizz
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs trade Rakeem Christmas to Pacers

Christmas has been traded in July. The Cleveland Cavaliers have sent the rights to forward/center Rakeem Christmas, the No. 36 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2019 second-round pick, Cavs GM David Griffin announced today. The Pacers acquired that pick earlier this month when they sent center Roy Hibbert to Los Angeles...
Via Waiting For Next Year
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How improved will the Indiana Pacers be next season?

The Indiana Pacers’ roster overhaul is nearly complete. Following David West’s departure from the team, Indy has changed their identity completely. The transition to a small-ball, high-tempo team has begun much faster than seemed possible even just a few months ago. The results are exciting, but also quite worrisome. How competitive of a team will the Pacers be? How long will...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George is back with between-the-legs dunks (Video)

Paul George is back to his old self, as he proved Wednesday by throwing down a between-the-legs dunk at NikeRise. It's off-season & Paul George is still throwing down between-the-legs dunks. http://t.co/Di4uDCQ17g (via @janebracher)— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) July 22, 2015That obviously got the kids in attendance very excited, and it should make Indiana Pacers fans very happy...
Via Holdout Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hickory NBA: The Pacers Embrace Hoosiers

You don’t have to love the movie Hoosiers to think this is pretty cool, and a great way for one of our nation’s best basketball states to honor its rich hoops heritage: It’s an honor to break this news: @Pacers going Hollywood next season! #HickoryPacers #HoosiersMovie pic.twitter.com/6iC52OSCv5 — INDIANA GEORGE HILL (@George_Hill3) July 21, 2015 #HickoryPacers jerseys...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers To Honor ‘Hoosiers’ With Awesome Hickory-Themed Uniforms (Photos)

Forget the pick and roll. The Indiana Pacers are planning to bust out the picket fence. No, Jimmy Chitwood isn’t walking through that door, and the Pacers probably won’t be running the play made famous in “Hoosiers.” But Indiana will honor the classic 1986 film by debuting some awesome throwback uniforms this season. It’s an honor to break this news: @Pacers going Hollywood...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers to wear ‘Hoosiers’ inspired uniforms next season

In a remarkable partnership sure to yield waves of nostalgia for arguably one of the finest sports movies of all-time, MGM and the Indiana Pacers have announced the NBA team will wear uniforms inspired by “Hoosiers” next season to celebrate the film’s 30th anniversary. “Our team will be honored to wear the Hickory uniforms because...Read More The post Pacers to wear ‘Hoosiers’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers to wear Hickory jerseys from “Hoosiers”

The classic college basketball film Hoosiers celebrates is thirtieth anniversary in 2016. The NBA’s Indiana Pacers have come up with a great way to honor the classic film about their in-state university. According to NBA.com, the Pacers will wear jerseys inspired by the movie in the upcoming season. The jerseys were released in partnership with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Studios...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers: Early 2015-2016 Preview

We’re still in July, but after a flurry of moves over the past couple of weeks the Indiana Pacers are looking like a completely different team with a new roster and fresh philosophy. It’s farewell for David West, Roy Hibbert, Luis Scola, CJ Watson, Damjan Rudez, Chris Copeland and Donald Sloan. Hello to Monta Ellis, Jordan Hill, Chase Budinger, Myles Turner and Joe Young. It’s...
Via Pacers Pulse
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Pacers’ 2015 Offseason

So it looks like the pieces have just about fallen into place for the 2015-2016 Indiana Pacers. In addition to signing Monta Ellis on a 4yr/$44m deal, re-signing Rodney Stuckey (3yr/$21m) and Lavoy Allen (3yr/$12m), the Pacers have now officially added free agent big man Jordan Hill (1yr/$5m), versatile swing man Chase Budinger via trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, and signed...
Via Pacers Pulse
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George As Stretch 4 Gives Indiana Pacers Best Chance to Win

Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations Larry Bird previously said small forward Paul George will slide into a stretch-4 role during the 2015-16 season, and the Hall of Famer isn’t straying from that. According to the Associated Press via ESPN, Bird repeated his thoughts when the team announced the addition of three players. Bird said: “I’m not going to get into...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Pacers' new identity will look

After spending the past couple offseasons playing it safe by making under the radar acquisitions and placing their faith in continuity, the Indiana Pacers have gone a drastically different direction this summer. Starting with David West's decision to opt out, Indiana's management, a group with the reputation for taking the safe bet, are going all-in on a risky remodel. West, along...
Via RealGM - NBA
25 days ago  |  Discuss

David West explains why he opted out of Pacers contract

David West opted out of the final year of his contract, and he says his belief that the Indiana Pacers are not title contenders is a big reason why. “At this point in my career, I just want to win,” West told WTHR.com in an exclusive interview Wednesday night. “I’m just not sure the Pacers...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

David West’s opt-out surprising but fantastic for Pacers

Tip us in on Twitter @CrossoverNBA Someone buy David West’s agent a round. He might need it here sometime before the end of the night. In a move that mostly went under the radar amidst more entertaining stuff like “WHO WILL MY TEAM DRAFT!?!?”, West opted out of his final contract year with the Indiana Pacers in what has to be considered somewhat of a surprise considering...
Via Crossover Chronicles
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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