The Indiana Pacers were right there. The No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference, the team nobody believed could hang with the first-seeded Chicago Bulls in this first-round NBA playoff series, did just that Saturday at United Center. The Pacers just couldn't finish the deal, falling 104-99 after allowing the Bulls to go on a 16-1 run in the final 3:38. By Drew Allen … [Read more...] about Can Indiana Pacers Rebound from Crushing Loss in Game 1?
Fans in Area 55 weren't going to be left out in the cold. The rowdiest spectators in Conseco Fieldhouse remained in the Roy Hibbert-sponsored section well after the final buzzer of the Indiana Pacers' 136-112 rout of the Washington Wizards to watch the final minutes of the Orlando Magic's overtime victory against the Charlotte Bobcats on the arena's jumbo screen. And sure … [Read more...] about Welcome Back to the NBA Playoffs, Indiana Pacers
Some guys really do play with chips on their shoulders. That seems to be the case with Indiana Pacers forward Tyler Hansbrough, who arguably has been the team's most reliable player in terms of production during a recent 1-8 skid that left Indiana hanging on for dear life in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Hansbrough's current season averages of 10.5 points per game … [Read more...] about Tyler Hansbrough Becoming Go-To Guy for Indiana Pacers?
Who's to blame? Who is responsible for the no-go on a trade that would have sent Memphis Grizzlies guard O.J. Mayo to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for forward Josh McRoberts and Indiana's first-round pick? Grizzlies owner Michael Heisley blamed the Pacers, reportedly saying they took too much time trying to organize a concurrent deal that would have sent guard Brandon … [Read more...] about What Failed O.J. Mayo Trade Means for Indiana Pacers
The Indiana Pacers fired coach Jim O'Brien on Sunday midway through the fourth year of O'Brien's contract and named assistant Frank Vogel interim coach for the rest of 2010-11. O'Brien went 121-169 as Pacers coach and began this season 17-27 before being relieved of his duties. The first thing to take away from Sunday's news is that the Pacers are doing the right thing in … [Read more...] about Indiana Pacers Fire Jim O’Brien; More Change on the Way?
Who says Chicago Bulls two guard Ronnie Brewer is only a defensive specialist? He looked pretty offensive here, at least to the Indiana Pacers Josh McRoberts, who got dunked and owned. It was deemed Sportscenter's #1 highlight of the night. And even more entertaining than the dunk was television announcer Stacy King's exclamated gibberish. His effervescent, nutbar ramblings … [Read more...] about Bulls Ronnie Brewer Posterizes Pacers Josh McRoberts (Video)