Edward Ornelas | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Nate McMillan continues to have the number of a man who he will coach with on Team USA the next few summers. On Wednesday night, McMillan’s team played like a group Gregg Popovich is used to coaching. Indiana won their third straight over San Antonio, in a 116-96 road […]

Matthew Stockman | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Through the first three games of the season, the Indiana Pacers (2-2) have not had been faced with many interesting moments in the game’s final quarter. That looked to be changing on Monday, with Indiana holding just a one-point lead going into the 4th in a road game […]

Joe Robbins | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Down one of the Pacers’ most important players, Saturday night didn’t have the makings of them doing something the franchise hasn’t seen in 35 years. But they did. A balanced effort—to the tune of 9 players in double-figures, which the franchise hasn’t had happen since February 1983—led the […]

Dylan Buell | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Just two games into the NBA season, the Indiana Pacers have already experienced the inevitable ebbs and flows of an 82-game grind. After such a promising opening victory on Wednesday night, the Pacers (1-1) felt the other end of NBA life on Friday night in Milwaukee (2-0). Poor […]

Andy Lyons | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – A highly anticipated Pacers’ regular season did not disappoint on opening night. Strong play on the defensive end of the floor and an improved bench led to the Pacers coasting to a 111-83 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. Bankers Life Fieldhouse witnessed a Pacers’ bunch dominate […]

Joe Robbins | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – It’s the biggest area of concern for the Pacers this season.   “The No. 1 emphasis this year is to be a better rebounding team,” head coach Nate McMillan says.   McMillan certainly didn’t love seeing his team ranked in the bottom third of the NBA in rebounding […]

Gregory Shamus | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – For the previous 15 seasons, LeBron James played in the Eastern Conference.   And he might as well have been the daddy over the rest of the teams in the East.   James-led teams played in the NBA Finals in each of the last 8 seasons.   The […]

Gergory Shamus | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – One of the more anticipated Pacers’ seasons in quite a few years is less than a week away from getting underway. The Pacers wrapped up their four-game preseason schedule earlier this week and their regular season will begin on Wednesday, with the Memphis Grizzlies in town. Here are six […]

Andy Lyons | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Nate McMillan should have his team’s full attention heading into the regular season with a week off until things get real for the Pacers.   McMillan’s starters were outscored by 20-to-25 points in Wednesday’s preseason finale in Chicago, with a 104-89 loss only being trimmed to that margin thanks […]

Hannah Foslien | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Even if Nate McMillan isn’t paying too much attention to it, Kevin Pritchard is all-in on the ‘disrespect’ card again this season.   Despite those in Vegas having the Pacers with an over/under total at 47.5 this season, and as the favorite in the Central Division, Pritchard isn’t […]