George delivers in crunch time for Pacers

Feb 9, 2016

George delivers in crunch time for Pacers

Kobe Bryant gave Indiana Pacers fans one last thrill Monday night. Paul George made sure there was no Hollywood finish for one of the game’s biggest stars. After Bryant made three straight 3-pointers to give the Los Angeles Lakers a three-point lead with 2:30 ...

Off-target Pacers do enough to beat Magic

Jan 7, 2016

Off-target Pacers do enough to beat Magic

It wasn’t Indiana’s best shooting night, not by a long shot. But the Pacers made enough shots and played enough defense to beat the Orlando Magic 95-86 on Wednesday. “They had a lot of open misses and so did we,” Pacers guard George Hill. ...

Spurs run past Pacers for sixth straight win

Dec 22, 2015

Spurs run past Pacers for sixth straight win

A physical matchup on both ends of the court brought out the best in the San Antonio Spurs, especially Kawhi Leonard. Leonard had 24 points, six rebounds and five assists and helped hold Paul George to a season-low seven points, and San Antonio surged ...

Warriors keep unbeaten start going

Dec 9, 2015

Warriors keep unbeaten start going

Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors spent the first three quarters playing as flawlessly as their unbeaten record. They spent the last 12 minutes Tuesday trying to protect their perfect quest. On a night Thompson scored a season-high 39 points and reigning MVP ...

Punchless Sixers drop 22nd straight

Nov 19, 2015

Punchless Sixers drop 22nd straight

Paul George and the Indiana Pacers didn’t take the winless 76ers lightly, and it showed. George scored 34 points and C.J. Miles added 20 to lead Indiana to a 112-85 rout on Wednesday night. T.J. McConnell scored 16 points for Philadelphia, which dropped to ...

Hundreds pay respects to Pacers great Daniels at public memorial

Nov 6, 2015

Hundreds pay respects to Pacers great Daniels at public memorial

Mel Daniels’ former teammates will always remember him as a fighter. Cindy Simon Skjodt will always treasure his breath-taking bear hugs, and Reggie Miller will always consider Daniels his favorite uncle. On Thursday, Daniels, the former Indiana Pacers star, was remembered as everything from ...

Pacers dig deep to beat Wizards, stay in playoff race

Apr 15, 2015

Pacers dig deep to beat Wizards, stay in playoff race

C.J. Miles and George Hill helped Indiana survive Part I of its playoff push Tuesday night. Now comes the harder part — making the red-eye flight to Memphis and doing it all over again less than 24 hours later. At least the Pacers still ...

George returns to court as Pacers thump Heat

Apr 6, 2015

George returns to court as Pacers thump Heat

Paul George savored every moment of his postgame stroll to the locker room. He pumped his fist, traded high-fives with teammates, gave the No. 1 signal to the fans and heard coach Frank Vogel explain how much he had been missed. Yes, a little ...

Popovich wins 1,000th game

Feb 10, 2015

Popovich wins 1,000th game

Gregg Popovich’s grand plan has produced plenty of wins. The Spurs made it an even 1,000 for him on Monday night. San Antonio rallied from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit and got a 5-meter baseline jumper from Marco Belinelli with 2.1 seconds left to give ...

Thompson drops 40 on Indy

Jan 8, 2015

Thompson drops 40 on Indy

Most wins have come easy for the Golden State Warriors. The latest victory did not. And that’s why coach Steve Kerr called it one of his favorites this season. Klay Thompson scored 27 of his 40 points in the second half, and the Warriors ...