Pacers Coverage

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 […]

Jason Miller | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – The stakes were just slightly different for this trip to Cleveland.   Preseason game No. 3 on Monday night obviously didn’t have the feel of a Game 7 in the playoffs, but the Pacers still showed off a lot of good things as they played their starters extended minutes. […]

Joe Robbins | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Saturday night was about the new faces of the Indiana Pacers getting their chances for extended action in the preseason. With Nate McMillan’s starting lineup having a few bumps and bruises, the head coach decided to rest the 5-man group of Darren Collison, Victor Oladipo, Bojan Bogdanovic, Thaddeus […]

Joe Robbins | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Opening up a four-game preseason slate of games all away from home, the Pacers gave those back in Indiana something to cheer about on Thursday night. The Pacers were 110-100 winners in their first preseason game of the year in Houston. Victor Oladipo led all scorers with 24 […]

Michael Hickey | Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – It’s easily the biggest talking point at a single player of the Indiana Pacers.   Why isn’t Myles Turner more effective in the low post?   Talk radio the next few months will continue to debate this point.   Such conversation has happened with the higher-ups of the […]