Why the Pacers’ bench is still bad and what can be done about it

Fixing the second unit may require taking a bold risk. Prior to the start of Indiana’s five-game west coast road trip,’s John Schuhmann’s latest installment in his “One Team, One Stat” series paid special attention to the fact that the Pacers’ reserves have an aggregate net rating (minus-11.8) that ranks 29th in the league. It’s a startling figure, but it probably...
Via Indy Cornrows
16 hours ago

Pacers Podcast: Pacers are great mid-range shooters, just not efficient scorers

The latest Locked on Pacers episode takes a day off by the Pacers to look at some early numbers from the first 18 games of the season. On the off-day travel pod this morning, the hope for good health is a topic of discussion. Nate McMillan wants his team to continually take strides forward but had to admit they took another step backward by getting run off the floor in Portland....
Via Indy Cornrows
21 hours ago

Indiana Pacers Championships Odds Drop, To No One’s Surprise

The Indiana Pacers were a trendy pick to be a top team in the Eastern Conference, but now they are trying to stay above .500. Indiana Pacers Championships Odds Drop, To No One’s Surprise - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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22 hours ago

VIDEOS: Myles Turner appears in Indiana Members Credit Union ads

Myles Turner lands an endorsement deal with IMCU. For the past several years, it was Indianapolis native George Hill appearing in various commercials for Indiana Members Credit Union. For each made free throw, they donated a backpack full of school supplies. Because the Pacers traded Hill to Utah, IMCU needed a new Pacers player to replace him … and they chose Myles Turner,...
Via Vigilant Sports
1 day ago

Pacers Podcast: Bad news on the road for Pacers play but good news on injury update

The Pacers looked ready to welcome back Paul George and C.J. Miles to add some help at both ends of the floor. The Pacers were unable to maintain the high level of play they displayed at home without Paul George. C.J. Miles and Kevin Seraphin, when they dropped a road game in Portland on Wednesday, 131-109. The missing fire power left the Pacers chasing the Blazers all night and...
Via Indy Cornrows
1 day ago

Jeff Teague searching to carve out a role

Teague is averaging 15.1 points, 6.8 assists per game with the Pacers. [Frank McGrath/PS&E] The consensus amongst Pacers fans and members of the organization alike may conclude that Jeff Teague was the biggest offseason acquisition for the franchise as they built for this season and beyond. Whether it be because of his experience, track record and veteran leadership, or simply...
Via Vigilant Sports
1 day ago

No Knows How Good or Bad the Indiana Pacers Are

The Indiana Pacers are all over the map this week in the power rankings roundup. No Knows How Good or Bad the Indiana Pacers Are - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
2 days ago

WATCH: McMillan on Returning to Portland

Pacers head coach Nate McMillan talks about what it's like returning to Portland, where he was head coach from 2005-2012 (7 seasons).
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ellis and Thad Young Discuss Portland Matchup

Pacers starters Monta Ellis and Thaddeus Young talk about matching up with Portland's elite guard tandem, and how the team's defense has stifled teams lately.
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Indiana Pacers Have Rotations Questions Ahead — Who’s Out?

With Paul George and C.J. Miles set to return from injury imminently, the Pacers will have a decision to make regarding who is relegated to the 11th man role. The Indiana Pacers Have Rotations Questions Ahead — Who’s Out? - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
2 days ago

WATCH: Postgame: Pacers Locker Room - Nov. 27, 2016

November 27, 2016 - Pacers players Al Jefferson, Jeff Teague, Myles Turner, and Glenn Robinson III discuss Indiana's 91-70 win over the L.A. Clippers Sunday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers beat Clippers 91-70 as Indiana's defense steps up

INDIANAPOLIS -- Glenn Robinson III and Myles Turner each scored 17 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 91-70 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night.Blake Griffin had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Clippers, who have lost two in a row for the first time this season. Chris Paul added 13 points.Al Jefferson and Rodney Stuckey created a spark off the bench for...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

PG's absence not a problem as Pacers defeat Nets 118-97

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers knew they would need to reach deep into their bench Friday night in order to get a win.With three players sitting out due to injuries -- including Paul George, who is nursing a sore left ankle and a nagging back injury -- Indiana not only relied on its depth, the Pacers used it to dismantle the Nets 118-97, Brooklyn's sixth straight loss.Eleven...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Need Jeff Teague To Stay Aggressive

Jeff Teague was acquired by the Indiana Pacers in a three-team trade this past offseason that sent George Hill out of town. It was a big deal that many thought immediately made the Pacers a serious contender. One of the biggest issues that the Pacers had during their back-to-back Eastern Conference Finals appearances was the play from the point guard position. Hill was unable to...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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