TAG: Indianapolis Pacers

GIFs, NBA / Apr 24, 2014 / 11:56 pm

Larry Bird’s Face Sums Up Indiana’s Game 3 Loss

Larry Bird

The Pacers, the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and Midas for NBA bloggers as they’ve self-destructed over the last two-plus months, lost Game 3 to the Hawks Thursday night, 98-85. The loss puts them in a 2-1 hole with Game 4 in Atlanta looming on Saturday afternoon. The expression of Pacers president Larry Bird during the game pretty well sums up what’s happened to the team with the best regular season record in the Eastern Conference this year. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Mar 27, 2014 / 2:30 pm

LeBron Claims Only “Kung-Fu Master” Could Purposely Elbow Roy Hibbert

LeBron James, Roy Hibbert

The Pacers-Heat game last night was appropriately referred to as a blood bath by most media members. It wasn’t just Lance Stephenson and Dwyane Wade that got into it, either. LeBron James was whistled for a flagrant foul 1 after his elbow knocked Roy Hibbert woozy during a drive in the fourth quarter. LeBron claimed he “must be a kung-fu master” if he did so intentionally. Read More »

NBA / Feb 5, 2014 / 4:15 pm

What is Andrew Bynum’s “Ninja Workout?”

Carlos Boozer, Andrew Bynum

Former NBA player-turned assistant coach, Darvin Ham, spoke with the Indianapolis Star‘s Candace Bucker about the newest Pacer, Andrew Bynum. After training with Bynum during his lone All-Star season in 2011-12 with the Lakers, Ham disagreed with the popular consensus and said that Bynum is “not a disruptive guy.” But that’s not even close to the best thing Ham mentioned. Apparently, Bynum is quite skilled at esoteric “ninja workouts.” Read More »

NBA / Feb 12, 2013 / 5:25 pm

Indiana’s Danny Granger Could Return By Wednesday Night

Danny Granger

When Danny Granger was injured from patellar tendinitis early in this season, Indiana looked to be in trouble. Since then, and without Granger, the Pacers are comfortably in the top half of the Eastern Conference owing to the NBA’s best defense per 100 possessions. The team’s offense may get a boost soon, with Granger close to returning to game action. Read More »