Cavaliers finish off Pacers in four

/ Apr 24, 2017

Cavaliers finish off Pacers in four

LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday. Again, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers home for vacation. On yet another milestone day for basketball’s king, James’ crowning achievement was making the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:08 to ...

Huge rally carries Cavs past Pacers

/ Apr 21, 2017

Huge rally carries Cavs past Pacers

LeBron James celebrated another milestone with the greatest second-half comeback in playoff history. Win one more at Indiana, the four-time MVP will be crowned king of the first round. James scored 41 points while padding his postseason resume with yet another triple-double, leading defending ...

Cavaliers escape with win in playoff opener

/ Apr 16, 2017

Cavaliers escape with win in playoff opener

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ regular-season issues followed them into the playoffs. They didn’t win their postseason opener as much as survive it. LeBron James scored 32 points and Cleveland, looking to flip a switch after a shaky-and-streaky regular season, began the postseason by escaping with ...

LeBron outduels George

/ Apr 3, 2017

LeBron outduels George

The playoffs are nearing. The Cavaliers are already feeling the pressure. LeBron James made a big 3-pointer in the final minute of the second overtime and scored 41 points to offset 43 by Indiana’s Paul George, and Cleveland opened its April schedule with an ...

DeRozan lifts Raptors over Pacers

/ Apr 1, 2017

DeRozan lifts Raptors over Pacers

After playing cat and mouse with the Indiana Pacers for much of the first half Friday night, the Toronto Raptors scored 34 points in the third quarter to take full control. With DeMar DeRozan’s 40 points leading the way, they cruised to a 111-100 ...

/ Mar 31, 2017

Veteran guard Stephenson returns to Pacers

The Indiana Pacers are bringing back Lance Stephenson. More than two years after the brash 195-cm guard left in free agency, the Pacers re-signed Stephenson on Thursday — just in time to fill a gaping hole as they try to make a final playoff ...

Pacers' Robinson III soars to dunk crown

/ Feb 19, 2017

Pacers' Robinson III soars to dunk crown

Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic, two-hand, reverse ...

Pacers hire McMillan as head coach

/ May 17, 2016

Pacers hire McMillan as head coach

Larry Bird found the Indiana Pacers’ new voice on his own bench. Now Nate McMillan must show his old-school style will still resonate with today’s young players. Bird promoted the 51-year-old McMillan to head coach Monday, hoping he will change the culture inside the ...

/ May 6, 2016

Bird won't bring Vogel back as coach of Pacers

Larry Bird has never cared about popularity contests. All he ever wanted to do was win. So on Thursday, the Indiana Pacers’ president of basketball operations announced he would not re-sign Frank Vogel to a new contract despite five trips to the playoffs, including ...

Raptors survive rally to eliminate Pacers

/ May 2, 2016

Raptors survive rally to eliminate Pacers

DeMar DeRozan pushed the Toronto Raptors into the second round — finally. DeRozan scored 30 points and Toronto beat the Indiana Pacers 89-84 on Sunday night in Game 7 to advance to face Miami in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Raptors won a best-of-seven ...

Pacers rout Raptors, force Game 7

/ Apr 30, 2016

Pacers rout Raptors, force Game 7

This time, the Indiana Pacers buckled down and fought back. Reeling from a fourth-quarter collapse followed by a sluggish start, the Pacers turned things around just in time with an 18-0 run to save their season. Paul George and George Hill combined for 24 ...

DeRozan delivers for Raptors in victory over Pacers

/ Apr 27, 2016

DeRozan delivers for Raptors in victory over Pacers

DeMar DeRozan finally turned in the All-Star effort Toronto has been waiting for in the playoffs. DeRozan’s big game, and an even bigger Raptors comeback, put Toronto on the brink of a second-round berth. DeRozan scored 34 points and the Raptors held on for ...