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Turner On the Rise in Annual Player Rankings

With basketball season closing in, it's time for the annual tradition of outlets like ESPN and Sports Illustrated to publish their Top 100 NBA Players lists. For the Pacers, no player ranked higher than...

Victor Oladipo Sends Truckload of Water to Houston

On Wednesday, the rapper Chamillionaire posted a video to his Instagram showing a box truck filled with bottled water sent from Pacers guard Victor Oladipo arriving in Hurricane-battered Houston. Chamillionaire, who hails from Houston,...

Bird, Catchings, Leonard and Miller to be Honored in the Sports Legends Experience

In Spring 2018, the Riley Children's Health Sports Legend Experience will open at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. The 7.5-acre facility will offer indoor and outdoor sports experiences to inspire families to be active....

Bogdanovic and Croatia Bumped From EuroBasket by Russia

In a bit of an upset, Bojan Bogdanovic's Team Croatia was eliminated in their first game of the Round of 16 by Russia at EuroBasket 2017. Croatia had previously rolled through the group stage,...

At Hall of Fame Enshrinement, McGinnis Thankful for Friends and Family

From the moment he first learned the news in March, George McGinnis has been thinking about how he could fit all of the people he had to thank into his Hall of Fame acceptance...

At the Top of his Career, McGinnis Remained Down to Earth

Talk to anyone who knows George McGinnis and they'll tell you the same thing: he's as nice a guy as you're ever going to meet. He's soft-spoken and preternaturally polite, true to his nature...

10 Things to Know About George McGinnis

1. While in high school at Washington, McGinnis was able to get into a few Pacers games for free at the Coliseum, thanks to friendly doormen. He'd watch from a tunnel or doorway. "I'd...

McGinnis Reflects on a Life of Basketball Prior to Induction to Hall of Fame

As George McGinnis sat in a chair with his brand new orange sports coat, indicating his enshrinement to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, his eyes lit up when asked what he remembered...

Bogdanovich, Croatia Handle the Czech Republic

After falling to Spain on Tuesday, Bojan Bogdanovich and Croatia finished group play at EuroBasket 2017 on a high note Thursday, routing the Czech Republic 107-69. For the fourth time in five games, the...

Pacers Sign DeQuan Jones and Trey McKinney-Jones

The Indiana Pacers announced Thursday they have signed 6-8 forward DeQuan Jones and 6-5 guard Trey McKinney-Jones to contracts. Per team policy, terms were not disclosed. DeQuan Jones was undrafted out of the University...

Fate, Tragedy Helped Make McGinnis an Indiana Icon

His story begins long before the basketball career that – finally – has landed him in the Naismith Hall of Fame. It begins before he even picked up a basketball. It begins, in fact,...

Statement from Pacers Owner Herb Simon

The NBA announced on Aug. 31, 2017 that it fined the Los Angeles Lakers $500,000 for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule. Below is an official statement from Pacers owner Herb Simon: “Contrary to a published report,...

Spain Hands Bogdanovic, Croatia First EuroBasket Loss

Pacers forward Bojan Bogdanovic and Croatia suffered their first loss of EuroBasket 2017 on Tuesday, falling to defending European champions Spain, 79-73. Through four games, Croatia is now 3-1, putting them in second place...

Bogdanovic Leads Croatia to Third Straight Victory

Bojan Bogdanovic and Croatia are still rolling in EuroBasket 2017. The Pacers forward led all scorers with 23 points as Croatia held off a late surge from Montenegro to come away with a 76-72...

Bogdanovic Keeps Croatia Undefeated in EuroBasket

For the second game in a row, Bojan Bogdanovic paced Croatia in scoring, leading his country to a 2-0 record in the group stage of EuroBasket 2017 with a comfortable 74-58 victory over Romania....

Bogdanovic Leads Croatia to Victory in EuroBasket Opener

The start of Pacers training camp is still a few weeks away, but one player on the roster is already taking part in competitive game action. Forward Bojan Bogdanovic, who signed with the Pacers earlier...

Victor Oladipo Releases Debut Track

When the Pacers traded for Victor Oladipo, they knew they were getting a talented player. But with the release of a song and the prospect of more music on the way, it appears the...

Pacers, Fever Donate $20,000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Members of the Indiana Pacers and Houston native Joe Young, Indiana Fever players and Pacers Sports & Entertainment are contributing $20,000 to the relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding...

Pacers, St. Vincent Unveil St. Vincent Center

INDIANAPOLIS – St. Vincent Center, the new training facility for the Indiana Pacers and medical/sports performance facility of St. Vincent, was unveiled Thursday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, Indianapolis Mayor...

Pacers Sign Alex Poythress | Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers announced Tuesday they have signed Alex Poythress to a two-way contract. Poythress, a 6-7, 238-pound forward out of the University of Kentucky, spent a majority of the 2016-17 season with the Fort...

Al Jefferson Voted 2017 Pacers Teammate of the Year

Though last year was his first as a member of the Pacers, veteran center Al Jefferson quickly established himself as one of the more popular figures within the Indiana locker room. The oldest player...

Myles Turner Throws First Pitch at Rangers Game

Myles Turner, a native Texan, got the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at the Rangers game on Wednesday night. Shortly before making the pitch, Turner gave a preview to Rangers fans through...

Pacers Announce 2017 Preseason Schedule

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Pacers announced Wednesday their 2017 National Basketball Association preseason schedule with one game in Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:00 p.m. against Maccabi Haifa, the 2016-17 Israeli Super...

Pacers Sign Damien Wilkins and Ben Moore

The Indiana Pacers announced Tuesday they have signed free agents Damien Wilkins and Ben Moore. Per team policy, terms of the contracts are not announced. The 6-6 Wilkins is a 37-year-old veteran who last...

10 Key Games from the Pacers’ 2017-18 Schedule

With the release of the 2017-18 schedule, we decided to hone in on 10 games that immediately jump off the page. After two consecutive seasons reaching the playoffs, the Pacers enter the new year...

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