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 ...

Pacers beat Cavs in LeBron's absence, edge closer to playoffs

Apr 7, 2016

Pacers beat Cavs in LeBron's absence, edge closer to playoffs

When LeBron James took a seat Wednesday night, the Indiana Pacers took a step forward. With the four-time MVP resting, the Pacers got their offense on track, their defense in sync and proved they could finally close out a game. Paul George scored 29 ...

Lowry, DeRozan carry Raptors past Pacers in OT

Mar 18, 2016

Lowry, DeRozan carry Raptors past Pacers in OT

With Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan driving from the backcourt, the Toronto Raptors are on track for the best season in franchise history. Against Indiana on Thursday night, the Raptors duo wore down the Pacers late and gave Toronto the clutch plays it needed ...

LeBron, Cavs hold off Pacers

Mar 1, 2016

LeBron, Cavs hold off Pacers

The rest helped LeBron James. The replay aided the Cavaliers. James scored 33 points after sitting out a game and Tristan Thompson made two huge plays in the final minute, leading Cleveland to a 100-96 win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night. James ...

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 ...