U.S. routs Serbia for third straight gold in men's basketball

Aug 22, 2016

U.S. routs Serbia for third straight gold in men's basketball

The trip wasn’t always easy, though they arrived at their expected destination. The players on the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team never doubted they would be standing on the gold-medal platform, even after some close calls in Rio and criticisms they lacked the usual ...

Durant, U.S. men cruise past China in Rio opener

Aug 7, 2016

Durant, U.S. men cruise past China in Rio opener

Kevin Durant looks ready to lead a new group of Americans to the gold-medal podium. Durant picked up right where he left off in the 2012 Olympics with 25 points, and the U.S. men’s basketball team routed China 119-62 on Saturday night in its ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

George hopes to return next season

Aug 16, 2014

George hopes to return next season

Paul George beat the odds to become an NBA star. He’ll have to do it all over again to play next season. Two weeks after a gruesome compound fracture of his right leg, George said Friday he remains hopeful that he can make it ...