TAG: Indiana Pacers

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 16, 2014 / 11:45 am

Report: Lance Stephenson Agrees To Three-Year Deal With Charlotte

Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson has agreed to terms on a three-year, $27 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets. The Pacers made an offer for five years, but Stephenson decided it was in his best interest to take a shorter-term deal in order to maximize his opportunity for one more huge contract in his prime, especially considering the league’s upcoming television deal and a possible change in the collective bargaining agreement after the 2016 season. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 7, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Report: Mavs & Lakers May Try For Stephenson After Pacers Offer Falls Short

Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson is reportedly unhappy with Indiana’s 5-year, $44 million offer from a week ago, sources tell ESPN. After negotiations reached an impasse, Stephenson has turned towards the free agency market, which is still being held up by LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. If the Mavs and Lakers miss out on ‘Melo and ‘Bron, they have emerged as possible destinations for the Pacers’ mercurial wing. Read More »

NBA / Jul 7, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Report: Pacers “Quietly” Shopping Roy Hibbert

Roy Hibbert

While the Indiana Pacers focus on bringing Lance Stephenson back, they’re also reportedly trying to see whether there’s a trade market for center Roy Hibbert. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 4, 2014 / 6:30 pm

Report: Stephenson, Pacers “No Closer” On Agreement

Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson and the Indiana Pacers reached an impasse during contract discussions two days ago despite the team’s free agency pitch to the talented, volatile guard including an original, biographical movie. As the holiday weekend is finally upon us and the market has begun to take shape, ESPN’s Chris Broussard reports that the two sides are “no closer” to an agreement than they were before. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 2, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Lance Stephenson & Pacers Reach Contract Impasse

Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson and the Pacers have reached an impasse reports Chris Broussard of ESPN. The Pacers offered the free agent wing a 5-year, $44-million deal yesterday, after making biographical film about Brooklyn “Born Ready” star’s time in Indy as part of their pitch. Despite the red carpet treatment, Stephenson declined the offer and is in talks with other teams. Read More »

NBA Draft / Jul 1, 2014 / 2:30 pm

The 5 Biggest Losers Of The 2014 NBA Draft

Nik Stauskas

There was plenty of buzz on the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn last night as the Barclays Center was home to the NBA Draft for the second consecutive year. From Isaiah Austin hearing his name called despite recently finding out that he’ll never play competitive basketball again to Jabari Parker saying that he never wants to leave Milwaukee, there were many fans, players, coaches and front offices that walked away as winners on this memorable June night. While most organizations had reason in their respective war rooms, there were a select few that missed a golden opportunity to improve their ball-club. We take a look at the 5 Biggest Losers Of the 2014 NBA Draft. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 1, 2014 / 12:45 am

Pacers Pitch Stephenson With Biographical Movie

Frank Vogel, Lance Stephenson

The Indiana Pacers want to retain Lance Stephenson, and Lance Stephenson wants to play for the Indiana Pacers. So while getting Lance inked to a new contract seems a simple proposition on the surface, salary cap considerations mean the Pacers could be out-bid for his services on the open market. Whether that proves the case or not, Indy certainly isn’t leaving anything to chance. In hopes of wooing the 23 year-old star back to Indianapolis, the team rented a local theater and are showing Stephenson and his family and friends an original movie based on his time as a Pacer. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / May 31, 2014 / 4:21 pm

Watch Miami Mash Indiana To Move On To The Finals

Norris Cole, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

There were a lot of extraneous matters to discuss about the series-clinching Game 6 win by the Heat on Friday night, but we don’t want that to take away from the focused basketball played by a Miami team looking to win their third consecutive title. The Pacers fought them every step of the way again, but they couldn’t force a Game 7 at home they had played so hard for during the regular season. Read More »

instagram / May 31, 2014 / 3:33 pm

Lance Stephenson Shows Respect To LeBron & Heat On Instagram

LeBron James, Lance Stephenson

We’ve been writing about it all afternoon, but after attempting to goad LeBron James and his Heat teammates to retaliate with an endless parade of nonsense on the court, Lance Stephenson proved there wasn’t any deeply-held animus — at least on his side. Read More »

GIFs / May 31, 2014 / 2:47 pm

GIF: Lance Smacks Norris Cole In The Head

Norris Cole, Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson didn’t reserve all his seeming antipathy for LeBron James. No, he also was whistled for a flagrant foul after slapping Heat backup point guard Norris Cole while running after a loose ball during Game 6′s thrashing. Read More »