Coach Steve Gansey appreciates the togetherness between the Pacers and Mad Ants

Mad Ants coach Steve Gansey (right) is working alongside the Pacers coaching staff during the postseason. When Indiana Pacers owner Herb Simon purchased the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League, one thing team executives stressed was their desire for uniformity between the teams. “This is a very significant day for Pacers Sports & Entertainment,” said Pacers Sports &...
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8 hours ago

Pacers making Game 6 another gold out with t-shirts for all fans

Just like in Game 3 at The Fieldhouse, all fans will receive a gold t-shirt. When Pacers fans arrive at their seat for Friday’s first-round playoff game, a gold t-shirt will be there for them. The organization announced Wednesday afternoon in an email that a Pacers Playoff t-shirt would be distributed to every fan in attendance. “We need Pacers fans to unite and defend our...
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11 hours ago

Paul George Scores 39, Indiana Pacers Fall to Toronto Raptors in Game 5

The Indiana Pacers got 39 points from Paul George, but the Toronto Raptors rallied back to win Game 5. Paul George Scores 39, Indiana Pacers Fall to Toronto Raptors in Game 5 - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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19 hours ago

Solomon Hill’s Game-Tying 3 Came a Tenth of a Second Too Late to Count

Solomon Hill's waved off 3-pointer could have sent Game 5 into overtime, but it was ruled the ball was still in hand when the buzzer sounded. Solomon Hill’s Game-Tying 3 Came a Tenth of a Second Too Late to Count - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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20 hours ago

Post-Game Grades: Unfathomable Blunder and Meltdown Costs Pacers Game 5, Probably Their Season

In one of the worst postseason loses in team history, the Indiana Pacers gave a game away and put their season on life support. Post-Game Grades: Unfathomable Blunder and Meltdown Costs Pacers Game 5, Probably Their Season - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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1 day ago

Drake mocks Paul George on Instagram for being ‘scared’

Rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake mocked Indiana Pacers star Paul George on Instagram for deciding to pass the ball on the final shot of Game 5 Tuesday in Toronto. The Pacers were down 102-99 and had the ball with 2.7 seconds left against Toronto. They inbounded the ball to George, their best player. George was being defended and had a chance to pop a three-pointer, but...
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Drake lost all chill during the Pacers' horrific Game 5 collapse

Drake had it, and then he lost it. He possessed chill, then it jumped out the window.Because that's what you do when your team comes back to snatch victory from the jaws of ugly defeat, as the Raptors did in Game 5 on Tuesday night. And they couldn't have done it without the Pacers, who went up double-digits only to more or less hand the game over in the final frame.Drake fed on...
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NBA Playoffs final score: Pacers collapse vs. Raptors 102-99, fall behind 2-3

Indiana had a fourth quarter collapse for the ages, getting outscored 25-9 in the quarter, falling in shocking fashion to Toronto in Game 5. Paul George had 39 points. The Indiana Pacers did everything they needed to and more through three quarters only to have one of the biggest fourth quarter collapses in playoff history. Indiana led 90-77 after three, and went on to be outscored...
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1 day ago

Back pain limits Ian Mahinmi at Pacers practice

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Pacers starting center Ian Mahinmi was limited to non-contact drills at practice Monday because of a lingering lower back injury.Mahinmi has been listed as questionable for most of the playoff series against Toronto but has started all four games, with the series tied 2-2. On Saturday, Mahinmi scored a career-high 22 points and had 10 rebounds and five assists...
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Indiana Pacers: Game 5 preview and prediction

The Indiana Pacers used a complete team effort on Saturday to defeat the Raptors 100-83 and even the series at two games a piece. Indiana came out with a strong first quarter shooting performance to take an early double digit lead and they never looked back after that. George Hill and Ian Mihinmi led the Pacers with 22 points each as Paul George chipped in 19. Mihinmi’s 22...
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WATCH: George Hill on Returning To Toronto

Pacers guard George Hill talks about team defense, putting pressure on Toronto, and his thoughts to approaching Game 5.
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WATCH: Vogel On Rotations; Game 5

Pacers head coach Frank Vogel talked about the team's victory over the Raptors in Game 4, and his thoughts on the offensive balance achieved during the win.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul George on Improved Team Defense, Returning to Hostile Environment in Toronto

After practice on Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Paul George discussed defending the Raptors' Lowry and DeRozan, the improvements he's noticed in the Pacers' overall team defense, and the importance of winning Game 5 back in a hostile environment in Toronto.
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Indiana Pacers dominate game 4, even up series 2-2

The Indiana Pacers must have done their homework as they fixed nearly all of the problems they had in the previous two games. They dominated the Raptors right from the start and rode the momentum all the way to the end to a 100-83 win Saturday in game 4. With the roles reversed, there were quite a few similarities between game 3 and game 4. One team got off to a great start which...
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Indiana Pacers Proving to be a Puzzle for Toronto after Games 3 and 4

The Indiana Pacers continue to exceed expectations while the Toronto Raptors continue to fail to meet theirs. Indiana and Toronto are tied up at 2-2 with each team winning a game at home and on the road, effectively turning this series into a best-of-three. Game 3 recap: Everything came together for the Raptors, while it was mostly just business as usual for the Pacers. Kyle Lowry...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pacers don’t care, and now, they’re done.

When they write the obituary on the 2015-2016 Indiana Pacers’ season (soon), it’ll read like an annual employee review under the “Employee Strengths” section where it says “shows up to work in uniform on time.” That’s about all the Pacers have going for them after a Game 3 evisceration by the Toronto Raptors on Thursday, 101-85. The Pacers are done — cooked, broiled...
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Drake trolls Pacers players on Instagram

When you think of celebrity sports fans from Toronto, Drake is probably the first (and only) one that comes to mind. Drizzy has made appearances at many of the city’s biggest sporting events over the years, and is also a Raptors booster. So it’s no wonder why he was pumped after the Raptors put together their most complete game of the series and defeated the Pacers 101-85 at...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers remain hopeful Mahinmi will play in Game 3

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers are hopeful injured center Ian Mahinmi will play in Game 3 against Toronto on Thursday night.Mahinmi did not finish Monday night's game after hurting his back, which has been a problem this season for the 6-foot-11, 262-pound starter.After Wednesday's practice, Mahinmi told reporters he intended to play through the injury. Coach Frank Vogel said...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: A deeper look inside their series

Though the Indiana Pacers are going back home with a 1-1 tied series vs the Raptors, it seems as though they are down 2-0. After trailing for most of the first three quarters in game one, the Pacers used a strong second half performance from Paul George to end up with the 10 point victory. Monday night was a different story as the Raptors dominated the game from start to finish....
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Split Games 1 and 2 in Toronto

The Indiana Pacers took advantage of the Toronto Raptors historically poor Game 1 performances to steal a game on the road to open their first round playoff series before losing Game 2. They now head home for a pair of games with the series tied 1-1. Game 1 recap: The Raptors are now 1-8 all-time in Game 1s of the NBA Playoffs. The Pacers read the last report from The Lottery...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

If old Paul George returns, the sky’s the limit for the Pacers

Folks don’t remember it much, because folks tend to forget quickly in this microwave world, but before Paul George snapped his leg in a Team USA exhibition, he was arguably one of the top five players in the NBA. The combination George had — length, athleticism, defense, and just a tinge of overconfidence — made him elite after being a mostly “who’s he?” pick to generic...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarre Carroll wants to guard Paul George more in Game 2

Had it not been for Paul George’s scoring outburst on Saturday, the Toronto Raptors might have stood a chance against the Indiana Pacers. George scored 33 points on 12-of-22 shooting and the Pacers won Game 1, 100-90, in Toronto. Raptors coach Dwane Casey said, via the Toronto Sun, he was “searching for someone to stop Paul George” on Saturday. All he needs to do is look...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

A repeated refrain for the Raptors in Game 1

The Toronto Raptors would not agree with George Santayana. The Spanish-born, Harvard-educated philosopher famously said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemened to repeat it.” The Raptors’ problem is that they’re all too aware of their previous playoff failures. Their coach and their star players keep repeating the patterns that lead to losses… at least in...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers Back in the Playoffs: 2016 Playoff Preview

After a small implosion and bad luck with injury, the Pacers have ended their brief hiatus from the playoffs. The big difference this season is that they will be a low-seeded underdog against the Toronto Raptors instead of the premiere threat to the Eastern Conference dominance of LeBron James. 2014-15 was bleak from the Indiana Pacers. George Hill led all players on the team with...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Paul George Makes The Indiana Pacers A Playoff Nightmare

The Indiana Pacers currently occupy the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference with a 42-36 record. As there are only four games left to play, and they own a three-game lead over the ninth seed Chicago Bulls, the Pacers will almost certainly qualify for the playoffs. Although Indiana will likely face the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Toronto Raptors- the top two seeds- they are a...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

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