TAG: Indiana Pacers

Video / Jan 28, 2015 / 12:45 pm

Paul George Relives Nightmare Injury In “The Road Back” Episode One

Paul George

Paul George (photo. Bleacher Report)

We’ve almost reached the halfway point of the 2014-15 NBA season, and Paul George has continued to make steady progress as he recuperates from a devastating broken leg during a Team USA exhibition game this summer. Bleacher Report has been filming the young Pacers wing over the last few months to document his return in the multipart video series “The Road Back,” and part 1 is heart wrenching as George describes what happened on that fateful first day in August. Read More »

NBA / Jan 20, 2015 / 9:00 am

Video: James Harden Scores Season-High 45 In Win

James Harden

Monday saw a jam-packed day of basketball, as 12 teams took the court as part of the NBA’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It was a terrific afternoon and evening of basketball as a whole, but one individual performance stood out from the rest. After posting just 11 points in his team’s blowout loss to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, James Harden dropped a season-high 45 points on the Indiana Pacers to go along with seven assists and four steals in 40 minutes. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 17, 2015 / 9:15 pm

Watch Lance Stephenson Randomly Shoulder-Check Roy Hibbert To The Floor

Roy Hibbert, Lance Stephenson

Roy Hibbert, Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson is playing his former team tonight. Was there any way he’d have left The Time Warner Cable Arena without butting heads with the Indiana Pacers? Nah. Watch Born Ready get his shot blocked by Roy Hibbert and react by randomly shoulder-checking the big man to the floor. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 15, 2015 / 3:00 pm

Video: Watch Paul George Dunk In Practice

Paul George

When we first saw Paul George break his leg during Team USA‘s intra-squad exhibition game this summer, we wondered if he would even walk again. But no one was more optimistic about his return to the hardwood than George himself. Today was just another step in a full comeback we’re all still hoping reaches fruition. Read More »

GIFs, We Reminisce / Jan 14, 2015 / 11:15 am

GIF: Andrew Wiggins Hits Dee Brown-Esque Floater While Covering His Own Eyes

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins is the answer to the future trivia question: who had the second-most points for Minney the night Mo Williams set a Timberwolves franchise scoring record with 52 points. Wiggins finished with 20 points on Mo’s record-setting night, but none of them were as spectacular as the one where he channeled former dunk champion, Dee Brown. Read More »

NBA / Jan 13, 2015 / 10:00 pm

Mo Williams Scores 52 Points; ‘Wolves Snap 15-Game Skid

Mo Williams

The Timberwolves were on a 15-game losing streak entering tonight’s matchup with the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. That losing streak ended and Mo Williams, yes Mo Williams, set a franchise scoring record and a Bankers Life scoring record after connecting on 19-of-33 shots for 52 points. It’s the highest point total by an individual this season. Mo Williams man. Mo. Freaking. Williams. The NBA is gonzo. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 9, 2015 / 7:45 pm

Video: Chris Copeland Makes 80-Footer… Just After Buzzer Sounds

Chris Copeland

This Chris Copeland heave didn’t count – the Indiana Pacers wing let it go just after the buzzer sounded. But that doesn’t make watching Copeland’s 80-foot make any less fun. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 5, 2015 / 2:30 pm

Photo: Paul George, Julius Randle Talk Injuries, Rehab After Pacers-Lakers

Julius Randle, Paul George

The NBA is a brotherhood. Look no further than the league’s collective reactions to season-ending injuries of Paul George and Julius Randle as evidence of that heart-warming fact. And after the Los Angeles Lakers nipped the Indiana Pacers at Staples Center last night, Indy’s two-time All-Star exchanged words of encouragement on rehabilitation with his rookie counterpart. Read More »

Smack / Jan 5, 2015 / 11:45 am

Following Dust-up, Boozer Says “We All Know [Roy Hibbert’s] Not A Tough Guy”

Roy Hibbert, Carlos Boozer

There was a little skirmish between Roy Hibbert and Carlos Boozer during last night’s tight Pacers-Lakers game. The two played each other often when Boozer was with the Bulls, so they’re familiar enough for some bad blood to have developed. After their brief scuffle last night, Boozer said Hibbert “flops a lot,” and that “he’s not a tough guy.” Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 5, 2015 / 10:30 am

Nick Young’s Crossover & 180-Degree Layup

Nick Young, Roy Hibbert

Last season, Nick Young famously attempted a 360-degree layup on a drive that hit nothing but the top of the backboard, leaving viewers scratching their heads. On Sunday night against the visiting Indiana Pacers, Swaggy P saw a different result on an acrobatic layup, even though this time it came off a half-body rotation. Read More »