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Pacers owner Herb Simon announced Thursday evening that he has reached agreement for minority owner Steven Rales to have a 20 percent stake in the team, pending league approval. This comes two days after Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban agreed to sell a majority stake in his franchise to Las Vegas billionaire Miriam Adelson. Simon’s statement, released about an hour before the Pacers […]

A new winter attraction in downtown Indianapolis is now officially open. On top of the outdoor basketball court at Bicentennial Unity Plaza, which opened on August 24, is now thick ice for the next two months. It’s the Elevance Health Rink, which will be open daily to the public for 90-minute sessions of ice skating and fun. […]

Actor/comedian Adam Sandler is in Indianapolis for his sold-out show at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Wednesday night. But before then, he wanted to get a run in. Sandler and others played pick-up games across the street at the St. Vincent Center, the Pacers’ practice facility, earlier in the day. That group included Mad Ants general manager Chris Taylor, player […]

Daniel Theis’ time with the Pacers is officially over. The 6-foot-8 center reached agreement with the Pacers on a contract buyout, the team announced on Wednesday afternoon, which will allow for him to pursue an opportunity elsewhere. His contract for this season is worth $9.1 million, part of a four-year deal he signed in 2021 with […]

Jarace Walker was the No. 8 pick in the 2023 NBA Draft. (Photo: Under Armour) One week before the start of his rookie season, Pacers forward Jarace Walker has signed an endorsement deal with shoe and apparel giant Under Armour. Walker, the 8th overall pick in the 2023 Draft, has a history with the brand. First, on the […]

The Pacers’ annual FanJam will be held on Saturday, October 14th at 1:00 p.m. — and it will be treated differently than in previous years. Head coach Rick Carlisle is changing the approach so that they can be more productive and make better use of their time on the court while, at the same time, giving fans their first […]

It may be the summer of Tyrese Haliburton, but his offseason is now over a month before most of his teammates’. The Indiana Pacers point guard has the opportunity to have a special and memorable next six weeks with USA Basketball. It all started Wednesday in Las Vegas as members of the 12-man roster arrived to […]

LAS VEGAS — Just because the Indiana Pacers have completed several moves this offseason doesn’t mean they’re a finished product. They completed three trades involving draft picks before they finally made their first selection in Jarace Walker at 8, then they later agreed to a free-agent deal with Bruce Brown, dealt Chris Duarte to the Kings and acquired Obi Toppin. Still, more roster consolidation is necessary […]

Chris Duarte’s time with the team that drafted him 13th overall in 2021 is over after just two years. The Pacers completed a trade on Thursday, once the NBA’s moratorium was lifted, to send Duarte to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for 2028 and 2030 second-round picks. For Duarte, it offers him a fresh start and […]

The Indiana Pacers are completing a deal with the New York Knicks to acquire forward Obi Toppin, a league source confirmed to Fieldhouse Files. Toppin, a 6-foot-9 forward, has been a target of the franchise since the trade deadline because of the fit and how he fills an obvious need. News of this deal was first reported by […]