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Turner Thankful for Father’s Recovery, Ready to Get Back to Work

Myles Turner once was among those NBA players openly hesitant to resume the season. Your outlook tends to change when you witness something rather than just read about it. Turner's father, David, contracted the...

Sabonis Feels Great, Looks to Remain Effective

Predicting what the Pacers’ version of NBA basketball will look like when their regular season resumes in Orlando on Aug. 1 is a fool’s errand, but the safest prediction is this:Health permitting, Domantas Sabonis...

Olympic Experience Helping McMillan Ready Pacers for Restart

Nate McMillan has faced this kind of challenge before. Not the suspension and resumption of an NBA season because of a global pandemic, but the need to assemble a team and prepare to play...

Oladipo Remaining Cautious While Preparing for Restart

Victor Oladipo has not decided whether he will play when the NBA resumes its schedule, but his name is on the travel list the Pacers have submitted to the NBA office to identify the...

Pritchard Optimistic as Pacers Prepare for Orlando

Call it the opening of Training Camp II. A soft opening, perhaps, but enough to get adrenaline flowing again. Although Pacers players have been filtering into St. Vincent Center for individual workouts for the...

Justin Holiday to Play in Orlando, Use Platform to Advocate for Change

Pacers forward Justin Holiday plans to join the Pacers for the 2019-20 NBA season restart in Orlando, where he intends to use his platform as an NBA player to speak out against social injustice...

Indy Launches 2020 Techstars Sports Accelerator Class

INDIANAPOLIS - Ten organizations have been selected to take part in the 2020 class of the Techstars Sports Accelerator Powered by Indy. This is the second year of a three-year initiative in Indianapolis, supporting...

NBA Announces 2019-20 Restart Schedule

INDIANAPOLIS – The NBA Friday announced the re-start schedule for the 2019-20 season with the Indiana Pacers playing the following eight games in Orlando: Date Opponent Time Saturday, Aug. 1 Philadelphia 76ers 7:00 PM ET Monday, Aug. 3 Washington Wizards 4:00 PM ET Tuesday,...

NBA and NBPA Finalize Comprehensive Plan for July 30 Restart to 2019-20 Season

NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association announced today that they have finalized a comprehensive plan for a July 30 restart to the 2019-20 season, which includes stringent...

Statement from Malcolm Brogdon

"I recently tested positive for the COVID virus and am currently in quarantine. I'm doing well, feeling well and progressing well. Source link

Pacers Players Not Immune From Racial Discrimination

The natural tendency is to believe black professional athletes live on an island free of racial bias. They are well-paid and generally beloved ifthey are performing well, so who would react to them negatively...

1998 or 2000? What is the Best Pacers Team in NBA Franchise History?

The Pacers have had but a single team reach the NBA Finals, the one that lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in six games in 2000. Simple logic, then, would seem to identify it...

Brogdon Running Point in Fight for Racial Equality

Whenever NBA players are permitted to return to their practice facilities and begin preparing for the resumption of the season, Malcolm Brogdon plans to arrive back in Indianapolis a week earlier. He'll have more...

Statement from Pacers Head Coach Nate McMillan

"The recent killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, is nothing shy of inexcusable and my whole heart feels for his family in their Source link

2000 Was Miller’s Finest Madison Square Garden Moment

The Pacers' ascent to the 2000 NBA Finals was fueled by three memorable close-out games, each one linked by a similar force of nature: Reggie Miller. Travis Best's game-winning 3-pointer in Game 5 of...

Official Statement from Pacers Sports & Entertainment

Tragic events in the Black community leave us with a shared sense of sadness and moral outrage. Source link

The 1969-70 ABA Champion Pacers

These are the 10 players who comprised the playoff roster for the Pacers' 1970 championship team and their regular season averages. Remembering the Pacers' First Championship, 50 Years Later » Name Pos. Gms. Pts. Reb. Roger Brown F 84 23.0 7.4 Bob Netolicky F 82 20.6 10.7 Mel Daniels C 83 18.8 17.6 Freddie Lewis G 81 16.4 3.4 John...

Remembering the Pacers’ First Championship, 50 Years Later

It won more games than any other ABA Pacers team. It played in the franchise's first nationally televised games. It was feted in two parades, not to mention a ham and bean dinner. And...

Statement on the Passing of Jerry Sloan

See below for a statement on the passing of longtime Utah Jazz head coach and Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan. Pacers head coach Nate McMillan: "I admired and respected Coach Sloan and his teams. He...

“The Chemistry Was Incredible”: An Oral History of the 1997-98 Pacers (Part 1)

Throughout the Pacers' history as an NBA franchise, all 43 seasons of it, eight teams have reached the Eastern Conference finals. One of them stands above the rest for intrigue and what-ifs, even more...

Running at the Bulls: An Oral History of the 1997-98 Pacers (Part 2)

Editor's Note: In anticipation of Sunday's episode of "The Last Dance," which will feature the 1998 Eastern Conference Finals between the Pacers and the Chicago Bulls, Mark Montieth spoke to many of the 1997-98...

Documentary Details Lives of Biggest Pacers Fans in China

NBA China recently produced a seven-minute documentary on Pacers fans in China, which you can watch in the video player above. The documentary closely follows Holick Lee of ChinaPacers.com, an online community that serves fans...

Storen Got Pacers Up and Running Toward Championships

The early survival and ultimate success of the Pacers in their formative ABA seasons owes to several fluky factors. Getting Roger Brown out of a factory in Dayton was one. Getting Mel Daniels in...

Statement on the Passing of Mike Storen

Pacers Sports & Entertainment is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the first general manager of the Indiana Pacers, Mike Storen. It is impossible to overstate the impact Storen had on our...

“I Almost Fell Over”: An Oral History of Reggie Miller’s 8 Points in 9...

On May 7, 1995, Reggie Miller scored eight points in nine seconds to lead the Pacers to a stunning 107-105 victory over the New York Knicks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals....

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