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WATCH: 2016 Pacers Foundation Golf Outing

September 21, 2016 - Pacers players, coaches, and broadcasters took part in the annual Pacers Foundation Golf Outing presented by Gibson Teldata at Brickyard Crossing.
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers Media Day Bingo

Seriously, “play faster” and “score more points” might as well be free spaces. Between the whirlwind hiring of Nate McMillan, acquisition of Jeff Teague and Thaddeus Young, Summer League, free agency, and Paul George donning the red, white, and blue for Team USA in Rio, it hardly seems like the Pacers had an offseason. Nevertheless, Media Day is slated for Monday, which...
Via Indy Cornrows
13 hours ago

Pacers approved to have their own license plate

Indiana residents can proudly promote the 500 Festival, Indiana Golf Foundation, Indiana Soccer, or the Indianapolis Colts as they drive around, but there has not been a license plate available to support the Pacers … until now. This is a special season for the organization, as the Pacers celebrate their 50th season. [Photo: PS&E] One week ago, on Sept. 16, Pacers Sports ...
Via Vigilant Sports
14 hours ago

Pacers Depth Chart: Who Backs Up Thad Young?

The Indiana Pacers currently have 8 guys on their roster who could potentially back up Thad Young at power forward - who gets the scraps of minutes available? Pacers Depth Chart: Who Backs Up Thad Young? - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
17 hours ago

Al Jefferson impressed with new teammate Myles Turner

The Pacers new veteran big man didn’t realize how talented Myles Turner was until he had to guard him in pick-up games. Al Jefferson adds a veteran presence and willingness to play a reserve role to the Pacers front-court rotation. That role also includes helping mentor 20-year-old Myles Turner as the Pacers budding star takes on a bigger role. The unfortunate side of that equation...
Via Indy Cornrows
19 hours ago

Vegas Expects the Indiana Pacers to Barely Break .500

The Indiana Pacers are expected to barely break even this season as the Westgate Superbook projects 43.5 wins. Vegas Expects the Indiana Pacers to Barely Break .500 - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
19 hours ago

Can Thaddeus Young be the spread four the Pacers need?

In need of shooting, the Pacers have pegged Thaddeus Young, despite his inconsistency from three-point range, as a spread four. “He’s the new forward in the NBA right now,” head coach Nate McMillan said in reference to newcomer Thaddeus Young, while speaking on 1070 the Fan at the Pacers annual golf outing. “Five or ten years ago, we would’ve called that position the...
Via Indy Cornrows
1 day ago

Pacers FanJam 2016 set for Oct. 23

Get a close look at the Pacers on Oct. 23. Pacers FanJam is set for Sunday, Oct. 23 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the team announced. Their annual afternoon event over a weekend is the best time to see the team up close before the regular season opens on Oct. 26. The Nate McMillan Era begins with Media Day on Monday, and then the first day of camp the following day. LISTEN: Pacers...
Via Vigilant Sports
2 days ago

Teague joining Pacers is a homecoming, yes -- and a fresh start

INDIANAPOLIS -- Larry Bird always thought the Indiana Pacers needed to score more often.Now, he may have a point guard who can finally get it done.After acquiring Indianapolis native Jeff Teague in a three-team deal and making several other significant moves this summer, the Pacers will report to training camp next week with a new coach, an overhauled roster and a brand new opportunity...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Golf Outing: Bird on Paul George Extension, Turner's Growth

September 21, 2016 - Pacers President Larry Bird discusses the possibility of signing All-Star forward Paul George to a contract extension and the growth he expects to see from center Myles Turner in his second NBA season.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Golf Outing: Bird on McMillan, Burke

September 21, 2016 - Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird discusses why he promoted Nate McMillan to head coach and the importance of keeping longtime assistant Dan Burke on staff.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George makes awesome gesture to WNBA legend

Tamika Catchings, one of the greatest players in WNBA history, is retiring after this season. Her final regular season game is on Sunday when the Indiana Fever host the Dallas Wings at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Fever announced Thursday that Indiana Pacers star Paul George purchased 5,000 tickets to the game in an effort to pack the house and give Catchings the regular-season...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

CJ Watson got a free meal after being mistaken for CJ Miles

Here’s one guy who’s enjoying the benefits that come with his membership in the NBA CJ Club. Orlando Magic guard CJ Watson said on Twitter Tuesday that he’s been confused for Indiana Pacers sharpshooter CJ Miles on multiple occasions in the last few weeks, but reveled in the fact that he actually managed to get a free meal out of the case of mistaken identity. This is like...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Myles Turner Surprises Family With New Car

Indiana Pacers center and former Texas Longhorn Myles Turner does not forget his supporters. Yesterday, Myles Turner showed his aunt and grandma his love and gratitude in a big way. How? With a luxurious present: a brand new car. According to the athlete, his aunt drove the same car “since before I was born.” That makes the vehicle about twenty years old. On a live Facebook...
Via College Spun
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Myles Turner surprises grandmother, aunt with new car

Myles Turner was a lottery pick for the Indiana Pacers in the 2015 NBA Draft. On Tuesday, he decided he wanted to give back to two important members of his family growing up with the money earned in his rookie deal. He took to Facebook and shot a live video of him surprising his grandmother and aunt, who he claimed were instrumental in his childhood, with a brand new car. Needless...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacers’ Myles Turner surprises aunt & grandma with new car

Indiana Pacers big man Myles Turner just finished his first NBA season after being selected by the Pacers with the 11th overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft. The 20-year-old is grateful of his opportunity and the financial position it’s placed him in, and he’s rewarding his family for helping him reach this point. On Tuesday, Turner surprised his aunt and grandma with a brand...
Via The Comeback
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Paul George Olympic Update

The 2016 Rio Olympics are off to a great start in every sport, especially basketball. As to be expected, the US Men’s National Team is cruising through their group play, sitting at 2-0 and winning by an average of 50 points a game. One of the stars so far for the United States is Indiana Pacers forward, Paul George. Though he has come off the bench in both games, he is averaging...
Via isportsweb.com
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Paul George looks for someone to take cup in hilarious video

The USA men’s basketball team may be staying on a cruise ship in Rio while other athletes are slumming it in the Olympic village, but that doesn’t mean the players are afforded all of the same luxuries that they would be in the NBA. Paul George learned that in hilarious fashion during Team USA’s win over Venezuela Monday night. Check out this video: You’re not in Indiana...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague moves into parents' basement

With Jeff Teague’s trade from Atlanta to Indiana, he has the opportunity to go home. His parents are from Indianapolis and still live there, and since Teague is one of the most frugal and cost-conscious NBA players even in this era when everyone is making insane money hand-over-fist, he’s moving into his parents’ basement for the next season. In an interview with FOX Sports...
Via The Comeback
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague open to long-term deal with Pacers

The Indiana Pacers acquired point guard Jeff Teague this offseason in the hopes that he would be more than just a rental chip, and it looks like they may be getting their wish. In his introductory press conference on Monday, Teague expressed his openness to signing a long-term deal with the Pacers down the road. “I would love to be here,” Teague said per Nate Taylor of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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