Pacers face offseason questions after another 1st round exit

Basketball 04/22/19, 14:23

General manager Kevin Pritchard convinced himself the Indiana Pacers could contend for an Eastern Conference title by basically keeping the core rotation intact.Victor Oladipo's season-ending knee injury changed the whole equation.While the Pacers continued playing hard and won more often than many expected over the final two months, the absence ...

Pacers’ resiliency faces tough test with 2-0 deficit

Basketball 04/18/19, 17:33

Thaddeus Young and Bojan Bogdanovic ignored those who doubted the Indiana Pacers last season.They're even more determined to prove them wrong in the playoffs.The veterans who helped the Pacers exceed expectations after losing Paul George in a trade and kept them together following Victor Oladipo's season-ending knee injury now insist ...

Pacers, Celtics enter playoff matchup looking for redemption

Sports 04/13/19, 09:17

The Celtics and Pacers aren't interested in talking about the past as they prepare to tip off their first-round playoff matchup.Indiana doesn't want to dwell on injuries, like the season-ending right knee injury Pacers guard Victor Oladipo suffered in January. Likewise, the Celtics aren't thinking about Gordon Hayward early struggles ...

Pacers hold off furious Wizards rally in 119-112 win

Basketball 02/23/19, 21:44

Thaddeus Young scored 22 points on 9-of-11 shooting, Bojan Bogdanovic added 18 and the streaking Indiana Pacers held off the struggling Washington Wizards 119-112 on Saturday night.Domantas Sabonis added 13 points and 12 rebounds, while Darren Collison scored 11 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to help the ...

Pacers find themselves standing tall without Oladipo

Basketball 02/21/19, 17:27

When Victor Oladipo crashed to the floor in late January, the silence inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse was deafening.Teammates quietly expressed best wishes to their injured teammate as he was wheeled off the court on a stretcher. Fans wondered aloud if this was just another chapter in Indianapolis' injury curse that ...

Pacers use fast start, closing flurry to beat Hornets 99-90

Basketball 02/11/19, 21:33

Myles Turner scored 16 points and Thaddeus Young added 11 points and eight rebounds on Monday night to help the Indiana Pacers hold on for a 99-90 victory over the Charlotte Hornets.The Pacers have won six straight — all without two-time All-Star guard Victor Oladipo, who will miss the rest ...

Pacers’ Oladipo recovering from season-ending knee injury

Sports 02/11/19, 15:56

Victor Oladipo's season-ending injury occurred in the same area of his right knee that forced him to miss 11 games earlier this season.He is uncertain if the two are related. At this point, the star guard for the Indiana Pacers doesn't really think it matters.For now, Oladipo remains in Miami, ...

Georgia’s Crean lands commitment from No. 2 prospect Edwards

Sports 02/11/19, 10:36

Georgia landed a rare top national recruit on Monday when Anthony Edwards, a shooting guard from Holy Spirit Prep in Atlanta, picked the Bulldogs.Edwards, whose nickname is "Ant Man," made the announcement at his school. The No. 2 prospect by the 247 Sports composite ranking also considered Kentucky, Florida State ...

Pacers top Heat 95-88, end 4-game winless streak

Basketball 02/02/19, 22:04

Bojan Bogdanovic scored 31 points, Darren Collison added 20 and the Indiana Pacers had a big third quarter to beat the stumbling Miami Heat 95-88 on Saturday night.Indiana ended a season-long four-game losing streak, which started in the game immediately following the one where All-Star Victor Oladipo left with a ...

Ross scores 30 as Magic hand Pacers 4th straight loss

Basketball 01/31/19, 21:59

Terrence Ross scored 13 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter and the Orlando Magic beat Indiana 107-100, handing the Pacers their fourth straight loss Thursday night.Nikola Vucevic added 17 points and 10 rebounds for Orlando after being selected to the All-Star team for the first time. D.J. Augustin's ...

Davis picked as an All-Star reserve; 4 first-timers make it

Sports 01/31/19, 19:26

New Orleans has an All-Star for the sixth straight year.That is, unless he gets traded first.Pelicans standout Anthony Davis — only three days removed from having his trade request made known publicly — was one of the 14 players announced Thursday as reserves for the All-Star Game in Charlotte. Davis ...

Beal, Green lead Wizards past reeling Pacers 107-89

Basketball 01/30/19, 22:37

Bradley Beal scored 25 points, Jeff Green added 23 to lead another productive night from Washington's bench, and the Wizards beat the reeling Indiana Pacers 107-89 on Wednesday night.Green had 16 points in the first half to help spell Beal, who came in second in the NBA in minutes at ...

Warriors win 11th straight, cap perfect trip in Indiana

Basketball 01/28/19, 22:54

Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 26 points in the first half, DeMarcus Cousins added 22 and the Golden State Warriors extended the league's longest winning streak this season to 11 with a 132-100 rout of the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.Kevin Durant had 16 points for the Warriors, who ...

Curry’s hot hand sends Warriors past Pacers for 11th in row

Basketball 01/28/19, 21:35

Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 26 points in the first half, DeMarcus Cousins added 22 and the Golden State Warriors extended the league's longest winning streak this season to 11 with a 132-100 rout of the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.Kevin Durant had 16 points for the Warriors, who ...

Pacers’ Oladipo undergoes surgery for ruptured quad tendon

Sports 01/28/19, 17:25

Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo understands the recovery from the ruptured quad tendon in his right knee will long and grueling.He is determined not to come back even stronger after undergoing surgery Monday."He is expected to make a full recovery. No timetable has been established for his return," the Pacers ...

Pacers lose All-Star Victor Oladipo to season-ending injury

Sports 01/24/19, 14:01

The Indiana Pacers have lost All-Star guard Victor Oladipo with a season-ending ruptured quad tendon in his right knee.Oladipo was injured during Wednesday night's 110-106 victory over Toronto and left the court on a stretcher with 4:05 left in the first half.Team officials acknowledged during the game that the injury ...

Pacers beat Raptors after losing Oladipo with knee injury

Basketball 01/23/19, 22:00

Victor Oladipo suffered a serious right knee injury that could alter the season for the Indiana Pacers, who beat the Toronto Raptors 110-106 on Wednesday night.The All-Star guard crumpled to the ground with 4:05 left in the second quarter as he tried to defend an outlet pass to Toronto's Pascal ...

Pacers All-Star Victor Oladipo suffers serious knee injury

Sports 01/23/19, 20:43

The Indiana Pacers lost All-Star guard Victor Oladipo to a serious right knee injury in the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Toronto.Oladipo's leg bent awkwardly as he fell to the floor while trying to disrupt an outlet pass to the Raptors' Pascal Siakam. The team announced that Oladipo ...

Pacers keep rolling with 120-95 victory over Hornets

Basketball 01/20/19, 20:30

Victor Oladipo scored 21 points and Darren Collison added 19 points and nine assists Sunday, leading the Indiana Pacers past Charlotte 120-95.Indiana has won four of five and improved to 16 games over .500 for the first time since the end of 2013-14.Kemba Walker had 23 points to lead the ...

Pacers defense shuts down Doncic, Mavs in 111-99 victory

Basketball 01/19/19, 23:14

Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMIllan threw everything he could at rookie Luka Doncic.McMillan asked defensive whiz Victor Oladipo to challenge Doncic's shots, outmuscle him on the perimeter and stay in front when Doncic drove. When the calls didn't go his way and the shots didn't fall, Doncic got frustrated and ...

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