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  1. Hibbert says he needs to wear a cup next time he faces Aldridge

    Dec 3, 2013, 10:30 AM EDT

    Indiana Pacers v Portland Trail Blazers

    Next time I play @aldridge_12 I'm wearing a cup. Good game bro. We gonna battle again in indy. http://t.co/xwKg4bojhx— Roy Hibbert (@Hoya2aPacer) December 03, 2013 LaMarcus Aldridge had a big night in Portland’s big win at home over Indiana — 28 points on 19 shots, including some key ones in the fourth quarter when Portland…

  2. David West’s numbers are down, but Pacers are winning so he’s good with it

    Nov 29, 2013, 10:44 PM EDT

    David West

    Statistically, David West is having a down year. He is scoring 12.2 points a game, nearly five off last-year’s pace. That’s in part because he’s taking three fewer shots per game, it’s in part that he is shooting 44.2 percent (down from 49.8 percent last season). And West doesn’t really care. That’s because the Pacers…

  3. Luol Deng, Derrick Rose ensure Pacers undefeated no more

    Nov 16, 2013, 11:16 PM EDT

    Bulls vs. Cavaliers

    It was just one of those nights for Indiana. A few times a season teams have games where they just can’t do anything right. Indiana’s first off night of the season — and the first night their defense took a vacation — came in Chicago on the night the Bulls found their missing groove on…

  4. NBA All-Star balloting opens with some interesting questions

    Nov 15, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT

    Kobe Bryant

    If he doesn’t come back until December, is Kobe Bryant still a starting All-Star guard in the West? Or should Stephen Curry or James Harden have that spot? Does Kevin Love move past Tim Duncan into the starting lineup? Is Paul George a starter in the East? Is it time for a Derrick Rose/Kyrie Irving…

  5. Pacers admit to goal of securing No. 1 seed for playoffs

    Nov 10, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

    David West

    The Pacers are off to a perfect 7-0 start after Saturday night’s win over the Nets, and the reason for it may have more than a little to do with how things ended for the team last season. Indiana pushed the eventual champion Heat to seven games in the astern Conference Finals, before ultimately being…

  6. Pacers improve to 7-0 with win over Nets

    Nov 10, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    paul george

    Heading into this weekend, we wondered if the Pacers would be able to continue their perfect start to the season facing a tough road matchup against the Brooklyn Nets. But while the Nets are still finding their way from a chemistry standpoint, the Pacers are already there. And behind yet another strong all-around game from…

  7. The Extra Pass: Three new faces and Wednesday’s recaps

    Nov 7, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Toronto Raptors v Milwaukee Bucks

    One of the best parts about the start of any season is the chance to get familiar with the new faces in the league. Guys like Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo will get plenty of publicity, so let’s dig a little deeper and look at a few other players that are impressing in their first…

  8. Derrick Rose on rivalry between Bulls and Pacers: ‘I don’t really see it’

    Oct 19, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

    Derrick Rose

    As we’ve discussed before in the recent case of the budding rivalry between the Nets and the Knicks, whether or not a rivalry exists is often times in the eye of the beholder. Where one team may view another as a rival, that team may not exactly see things the same way. A rivalry would…

  9. It’s official, Paul George signs five-year max extension with Pacers

    Sep 25, 2013, 11:48 AM EDT

    Larry Bird, Paul George

    Paul George is part of the core of the Indiana Pacers future now. George has officially signed a new contract extension with the Pacers — believed to be a max deal at five-years worth at least $80 million (a number that could go up north of $90 million if George makes the All-NBA Team again…

  10. ProBasketballTalk 2013-14 Preview: Indiana Pacers

    Sep 25, 2013, 8:45 AM EDT

    Miami Heat v Indiana Pacers - Game Six

    Last season: The Pacers continued their upward trajectory – missing the playoffs in 2009-10, reaching the first round in 2010-11, reaching the second round in 2011-12 and reaching the conference finals in 2012-13. With George Hill, Lance Stephenson, Paul George, David West and Roy Hibbert, Indiana had statistically the best lineup in the NBA. The…

  11. Roy Hibbert says he is good with Paul George as Pacers leader

    Aug 27, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Paul George, Roy Hibbert

    Paul George has made it clear — he wants to step up into a leadership role in the Pacers locker room. He was thrust into that role last season when Danny Granger was out and Roy Hibbert was struggling. Now he wants to take that on formally. So how does Roy Hibbert — a young…

  12. Paul George says he is ready to step into No. 1 role with Pacers

    Aug 16, 2013, 12:50 PM EDT

    Paul George

    Danny Granger is back. Roy Hibbert is a force in the paint. David West is a rock solid voice in the locker room. But the Pacers are becoming Paul George’s team. And the All-Star entering his fourth season told the Indianapolis Star he is ready to take on that top role. “This whole summer, I…

  13. Joe Dumars hopes Josh Smith-Greg Monroe-Andre Drummond frontcourt can take cues from Hawks and Grizzlies

    Aug 7, 2013, 6:12 PM EDT

    Josh Smith, Andre Drummond

    Which team has the best starting frontcourt in the NBA? Depending on how you value the top player compared to the depth of the trio, there are several contenders including: Nets (Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Brook Lopez) Bulls (Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer, Joakim Noah) Nuggets (Danilo Gallinari, Kenneth Faried, JaVale McGee) Warriors (Andre Iguodala, David…

  14. Jrue Holiday-Nerlens Noel trade now official

    Jul 13, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    Toney Douglas, Jrue Holiday

    Congratulations, Jrue Holiday. Fresh off marrying U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team member Lauren Cheney (now Lauren Holiday) – and the subsequent honeymoon that delayed his trade from becoming official – Jrue Holiday is now a husband and Pelican. The trade, which sends Nerlens Noel and a future first-round pick to the 76ers, hinged on Holiday…

  15. Thursday And-1 links: List of deals that have become official

    Jul 11, 2013, 10:29 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Clippers Paul reacts during their loss to the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 5 of their NBA Western Conference Quarterfinals basketball playoff series in Los Angeles

    Here is our regular look around the NBA — links to stories worth reading and notes to check out (stuff that did not get its own post here at PBT) — done in bullet point form. Because bloggers love bullet points like they love going to Vegas for Summer League… • Since the calendar flipped…

  16. Raptors to sign Tyler Hansbrough to two-year contract

    Jul 9, 2013, 9:25 PM EDT

    Tyler Hansbrough

    What are the Raptors doing? Trying to win, I guess. Despite predictions of mass tanking across the NBA next season, Toronto – which also rejected dumping the talented-but-overpaid Rudy Gay for cap relief and traded Andrea Bargnani (a move that helps with the cap and increases the Raptors’ chances of winning next season) – will…

  17. Dwight Howard and James Harden could form NBA’s best duo

    Jul 5, 2013, 7:43 PM EDT

    Houston Rockets v Los Angeles Lakers

    Dwight Howard is a center. James Harden is a guard. Howard is one of the NBA’s best defenders. Harden is one of the league’s top offensive players. Howard is an elite interior scorer. Harden’s range extends beyond the 3-point line. Howard is excellent as the screener in pick-and-rolls. Harden is superb as the ball-handler on…

  18. Pacers yank Tyler Hansbrough’s qualifying offer

    Jul 2, 2013, 4:18 PM EDT

    Tyler Hansbrough

    Tyler Hansbrough might have waited too long, or maybe he’ll just be free to get a larger offer. The Pacers extended Hansbrough a $4,135,391 qualifying offer in June, so Hansbrough had the option for the last couple days of accepting a one-year, $4,135,391 contract with Indiana. In return, the Pacers had the right to match…

  19. Report: Pacers finalizing deal to retain David West

    Jul 2, 2013, 1:09 PM EDT

    Indiana Pacers v Miami Heat - Game One

    While other teams tried to get their foot in the door, it was always expected that David West would return to the Indiana Pacers. He was their top off-season priority. It looks like the two sides have almost got a deal done — a three-year deal with the third year being a team option, reports…

  20. One dozen NBA free agents to watch (not named Howard or Paul)

    Jul 1, 2013, 3:51 AM EDT

    Josh Smith

    Chris Paul is going to stay a Clipper. Dwight Howard is going to do whatever it is Dwight Howard is going to do. But those two are not the only guys who became free agents at the stroke of midnight and we ventured into Monday. Here are a dozen other newly minted free agents worth…

  21. Larry Bird returning to run Pacers front office

    Jun 26, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT

    Image (1) Larry_Bird-thumb-250x166-22068.jpg for post 6301

    It was just like Larry Bird was on a year sabbatical. After a year away from the Pacers — a year where the team he built made a run all the way to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals — Larry Bird will return to the Pacers front office, first reported Adrian Wojnarowski of…

  22. Pacers brain trust says re-signing David West is priority No. 1

    Jun 13, 2013, 12:48 PM EDT

    Donnie Walsh, Kevin Pritchard

    The Indiana Pacers came into this season looking like as legitimate a threat to the Miami Heat as there was in the East (we had them with the two seed in our preseason predictions), but with no Danny Granger there were questions about how the team would respond and score. Turns out, the Pacers without…

  23. Danny Granger expects to start next season, and Frank Vogel plays along for now

    Jun 6, 2013, 8:45 AM EDT

    Danny Granger, Ian Mahinmi, Lance Stephenson

    The Pacers’ starting lineup this season was one of the NBA’s best. George Hill, Lance Stephenson, Paul George, David West and Roy Hibbert meshed together extremely well, both offensively and defensively. It was almost as if Indiana’s management assembled that group to play heavy minutes together. Almost. If not for injuries, Danny Granger would have…

  24. Roy Hibbert explains why he didn’t shake hands with Heat following Game 7 loss

    Jun 4, 2013, 3:41 PM EDT

    roy hibbert game 7

    The Heat had closed out Game 7 against the Pacers long before the final buzzer had sounded, putting together a solid performance that had them leading by as many as 28 points in the fourth quarter before all was said and done. Once it was over, most of the Pacers exchanged handshakes with the Heat…

  25. Pacers learn painful lessons on path to much bigger wins

    Jun 4, 2013, 1:56 AM EDT

    Indiana Pacers' Hibbert and Hill react during Game 7 of their NBA Eastern Conference final basketball playoff against the Miami Heat in Miami

    That the Pacers were in a Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals with a young team — one that had to adapt on the fly to losing their leading scorer from last year Danny Granger just days before the season started — is more than just a bright sign for the future. Monday night…

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