PACERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Indiana Pacers’ Lance Stephenson And Evan Turner Get Into A Brawl In Practice

The day prior to the Indiana Pacers' postseason opener against the Atlanta Hawks, scoring guards Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner got into a heated exchange during practice. The altercation involved some cursing, tussling and fist-pounding which teammates Luis Scola and David West had to break up. Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports: "On the eve of this...
Via Basketball Bicker
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers coach Frank Vogel reportedly ‘coaching for his job’

Remember that time the coach of a team that finished with the best regular season record in the Eastern Conference was coaching for his job just two games into the postseason? No? That’s probably because Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel is the only person it has ever happened to. According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hibbert Was Referring To Stephenson In 'Selfish Dudes' Comment

Roy Hibbert's comment in late March about "some selfish dudes in here" was a reference to Lance Stephenson, according to sources. Stephenson has had a vastly improved season and is one of Larry Bird's favorite players on the roster, but he has also had confrontations with George Hill and Evan Turner. Hill and Stephenson had to be separated on the Pacers' bench...
Via RealGM
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lance Stephenson, Evan Turner brawled before playoffs

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that just hours before the Indiana Pacers were set to open up the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks, teammates Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner allegedly came to blows during a routine practice. Turner reportedly had to be untangled from Stephenson and dragged out of the practice by two other Pacers...
Via BlackSportsOnline
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can Luis Scola turn things around for the Pacers?

The Indiana Pacers were able to pick up a huge win last night largely in part to a huge game from veteran power forward Luis Scola. Scola has been one of the key Pacers that have been struggling through the last couple months, but things certainly took a major turn for the better yesterday evening. Can Luis Scola turn things around long-term and help lead the Pacers back to being...
Via Sports-Glory
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Evan Turner Was Pulled Out Of Practice By Teammates After Fistfight With Lance Stephenson

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Evan Turner had to be pulled out of practice by two teammates after getting into a fistfight with Lance Stephenson the day prior to Game 1 of their first round playoff series against the Hawks. On the eve of this Eastern Conference series, the wobbling No. 1 seed punctuated its final playoff preparations in a most self-destructive...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Struggling Roy Hibbert put up for sale on fake Amazon page

Roy Hibbert has been struggling as of late, going just 7-of-37 (18.9percent) in five games since being benched against the Hawks on April 6, so Page Q Sports decided to poke fun at the Pacers center by putting him up for sale for $143,000 on a fake Amazon page. The “seller” lists “Excellent for reaching things you can’t!” and “The perfect center for your tanking...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pacers-Hawks Game 2 interrupted as kid's ball rolls onto court (Video)

Tuesday night's Game 2 of the NBA Eastern Conference playoff series between the Indiana Pacers and the visiting Atlanta Hawks was briefly interrupted in the first quarter when a young child's ball rolled onto the court.Play was stopped with 2:21 remaining in the first as one of the referees picked up the yellow ball, which fit in the palm of his hand. The ref gave it back...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fake Amazon Page Has Roy Hibbert For Sale At 99-Percent Discount (Photo)

Roy Hibbert is for sale, and he’s on an incredible discount. The people at Page Q Sports made up a fake Amazon page for the slumping Indiana Pacers center, who has scored just 17 points in the team’s last five games and was a big part of their 101-93 Game 1 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. The photoshopped page advertises a “7-2 NBA Center In Bizarre Decline” and was posted by a...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tickets for Pacers playoff game at Fieldhouse now dirt cheap

Would you like to attend an NBA playoff game for less than $10? Do you live in the Indianapolis area? Boy, do we have a deal for you! Tonight, you can actually go see a real, live NBA #1 seed — in a playoff game — for the price of a regular season home game of an Eastern Conference cellar dweller! The Indiana Pacers, fresh off a thorough Game 1 thrashing at the hand of the Atlanta...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Time to Sit Roy Hibbert?

Indiana Pacers: Time to Sit Roy Hibbert? By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… When the Pacers lost game one of their opening round playoff series to the Atlanta Hawks it was difficult to believe that an eight seed could so thoroughly dominant what was at one time this season the best team in the league. Even after their free fall of the past two months it was assumed that...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley rips Pacers, calls them ‘wussies’

The Indiana Pacers played very poorly throughout the final two months of the regular season, and the trend continued in Game 1 of their playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night. Despite their disappointing play down the stretch, Indiana still secured the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. You wouldn’t know it […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George gone fishing already?

The Pacers have some issues--that goes without saying. Fans are hoping that losing Saturday's playoff opener to the Hawks is going to serve as an eye-opener for the No. 1 seed. Perhaps with a couple days off (Game Two is Tuesday) they will be able to get their heads together and get back on track.Paul George certainly worked on clearing his head during his time off--he went...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George - gone fishing?

It is a bit odd that Paul George would use his off day after a Game 1 loss to the Hawks to go fishing. Not that fishing isn’t a fine activity to relax but the jokes really just write themselves here. The comment section on his Instagram post is either pure gold or quite sad depending on your point of view. [Instagram]
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Hibbert: ‘I was wrong’ to call out Pacers teammates

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert says it what was wrong for him to criticize his teammates in late March. “You know, I think that I should’ve kept my frustrations to myself or just in the locker room,” Hibbert said on “ESPN First Take.” “I will admit that it wasn’t the best thing to do. I’ll learn from that, and I was wrong. There are better ways to handle that...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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