The Miami Heat have taken control over the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals. In fact, LeBron James and Co. have had a much easier trip than initially expected up to now. As the series move on, it is interesting to examine the top three players’ matchups of this series. Let’s break down. … [Read more...] about Top 3 Player Matchups of the Eastern Conference Finals
Having exceeded everyone's expectations of them except their own, having pushed the defending NBA champion Miami Heat to the precipice, the Indiana Pacers find themselves with a remarkable opportunity tonight at American Airlines Arena. One win in Miami, in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, for a trip to the franchise's first NBA Finals since 2000. It's funny; the … [Read more...] about Indiana Pacers push Miami Heat to brink in Game 7
Lance Stephenson went by the nickname "Born Ready" as one of the nation's top high-school basketball players and one of the most decorated New York prep products. Often times, during his one year at Cincinnati and his first two seasons with the Indiana Pacers, Stephenson made folks wonder if the "Born Ready" tag was purely hype and little substance amid instances of … [Read more...] about Indiana Pacers’ Lance Stephenson must be “Born Ready”
The Indiana Pacers were hoping to enter the 2012-13 NBA season with improved depth after shaking up their roster considerably during the summer. What depth they do have took a hit Tuesday and will be tested early and often. Pacers forward Danny Granger has been dealing with pain in his left knee and will be out indefinitely, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. That … [Read more...] about Indiana Pacers open season without Danny Granger
Wow, where to start with Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal series between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat? The lackluster play from the get-go for the Pacers? The three flagrant fouls called? The injuries to Danny Granger and David West? Team president Larry Bird calling out his players for going soft? The Heat pretty much controlled the entire game Tuesday … [Read more...] about Indiana Pacers all out of sorts in wild Game 5
I am not a very happy man right now. I'm just not. I am not sour because the Indiana Pacers were blown off the floor by the Miami Heat tonight. Did you see Indiana's offense? I watched about five minutes of the game and couldn't take it. Miami is the better team, and it's obvious. But I'm still upset and here's why. … [Read more...] about NBA Playoffs: Who in the hell are you, Dexter Pittman?
The Indiana Pacers entered this shortened 2011-12 season expected to make noise in the Eastern Conference -- very much unlike the Pacers teams of the last four years. Apparently aware of such expectations, Indiana opened its slate with a bang. The Pacers' three top big men, center Roy Hibbert, forward Tyler Hansbrough and the newly signed forward David West, each recorded … [Read more...] about Indiana Pacers Dominate Detroit Pistons in Season Opener
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?