PACERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Myles Turner's ceiling is high for Pacers, can he reach it?

Myles Turner showed how high his ceiling was last season. Now Pacers fans and coaches hope he can deliver on all his promise. One thing has stayed ingrained in my head throughout this off-season: Myles Turner swatting shot after shot in the Toronto series. He blocked so many shots during those games he now holds the record for most blocks by a Pacers' rookie during a playoff...
Via Indy Cornrows
34 minutes ago

Myles Turner's Rim Protection is a Critical Part of the Indiana Pacers Defense

Myles Turner is shaping up to be an elite rim defender for the Indiana Pacers if his rookie season is any indication. Myles Turner didn’t disappoint as a shot blocker and rim defender last season for the Indiana Pacers despite being a rookie.So how much better will he be during the 2016-17 NBA season? The departure of Ian Mahinmi leaves the Pacers with Turner as the only rim...
Via FOX Sports
8 hours ago

Expect the Block Parties To Continue for Myles Turner

Myles Turner is shaping up to be an elite rim defender for the Indiana Pacers if his rookie season is any indication. Expect the Block Parties To Continue for Myles Turner - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
8 hours ago

Pacers Sign Alex Poythress and Julyan Stone for Training Camp

The Indiana Pacers have inked Alex Poythress and Julyan Stone to training camp deals, the team announced today. Pacers Sign Alex Poythress and Julyan Stone for Training Camp - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
1 day ago

Glenn Robinson III’s Best Work Is Outside of the Gym

Glenn Robinson III is taking time this summer to support people all over Indiana. Glenn Robinson III’s Best Work Is Outside of the Gym - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
3 days ago

Refueled Pacers Possess High Hopes

It seems like a very long time ago that Larry Bird made the decision to not renew the contract of Frank Vogel as head coach of the Indiana Pacers. On that day in early May, there was some level of disbelief and a mixture of contempt and animus toward Bird for making that decision. Some time has passed and maybe it ended up being the best move for everyone. Bird was always up front...
Via The Lottery Mafia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Grading their offseason

Though only signing 2 notable players during free agency, the Indiana Pacers were major players in the trade market. With many questions coming into this offseason, Larry Bird seemed to address every question mark they had. Moving ahead to next year with a new coach in Nate McMillan, the Pacers were trying to speed up their offense and become a much better transition team. With these...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What If Indiana Kept Kawhi Leonard?

Larry Bird knows the value of depth better than anyone. After all, he did play on a championship team that brought Hall of Famer Bill Walton off of the bench. When it comes right down to it, he doesn’t care how badly his Pacers need a point guard. He just knows that Kawhi Leonard is too valuable a pick at No. 15 to trade for San Antonio’s George Hill. Besides, if the Spurs want...
Via The Sports Post
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Myles Turner Surprises Family With New Car

Indiana Pacers center and former Texas Longhorn Myles Turner does not forget his supporters. Yesterday, Myles Turner showed his aunt and grandma his love and gratitude in a big way. How? With a luxurious present: a brand new car. According to the athlete, his aunt drove the same car “since before I was born.” That makes the vehicle about twenty years old. On a live Facebook...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Myles Turner surprises grandmother, aunt with new car

Myles Turner was a lottery pick for the Indiana Pacers in the 2015 NBA Draft. On Tuesday, he decided he wanted to give back to two important members of his family growing up with the money earned in his rookie deal. He took to Facebook and shot a live video of him surprising his grandmother and aunt, who he claimed were instrumental in his childhood, with a brand new car. Needless...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacers’ Myles Turner surprises aunt & grandma with new car

Indiana Pacers big man Myles Turner just finished his first NBA season after being selected by the Pacers with the 11th overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft. The 20-year-old is grateful of his opportunity and the financial position it’s placed him in, and he’s rewarding his family for helping him reach this point. On Tuesday, Turner surprised his aunt and grandma with a brand...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacers CANstruction Entry at Indiana State Fair

August 5, 2016 - Pacers Sports & Entertainment helped team up on an entry in the CANstruction competition at the Indiana State Fair, building an ABA basketball out of canned goods.
Via YouTube
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Paul George Olympic Update

The 2016 Rio Olympics are off to a great start in every sport, especially basketball. As to be expected, the US Men’s National Team is cruising through their group play, sitting at 2-0 and winning by an average of 50 points a game. One of the stars so far for the United States is Indiana Pacers forward, Paul George. Though he has come off the bench in both games, he is averaging...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George looks for someone to take cup in hilarious video

The USA men’s basketball team may be staying on a cruise ship in Rio while other athletes are slumming it in the Olympic village, but that doesn’t mean the players are afforded all of the same luxuries that they would be in the NBA. Paul George learned that in hilarious fashion during Team USA’s win over Venezuela Monday night. Check out this video: You’re not in Indiana...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lavoy Allen trolls Paul George over getting crossed up against China

During a comfortable victory by the United States men’s basketball team over China in their opening game of the Rio Olympics, Paul George was the victim of a crossover by Zhao Jiwei that sent the Pacers star to the floor. The following day, one of George’s teammates in Indiana had jokes. Lavoy Allen took to his Twitter account on Sunday saying he was going to start up a collection...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers, Paul George have reportedly discussed contract extension

After witnessing the best year of Paul George’s career last season, the Indiana Pacers have begun preliminary contract extension talks with their star player. Paul George told me here in Rio there have been some initial talks about a contract extension with the Pacers, but nothing extensive. — Bob Kravitz (@bkravitz) August 4, 2016 George, 26, has three years left on a five...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul George Shares Early Impressions of 2016 USA Team

July 28, 2016 - Pacers forward Paul George talks with the media in Chicago about being a part of the 2016 USA Basketball Men's National Team that will compete at the Olympics and what he's learning from the experience.
Via YouTube
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul George on Pacers' Offseason Moves

July 28, 2016 - Pacers forward Paul George weighs in on the moves the team made in the offseason, discusses taking on a bigger leadership role next season, and assesses the depth of the Eastern Conference.
Via YouTube
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Nets’ Luis Scola isn’t fan of New York rental prices

Luis Scola is getting a taste of the big-city life with the Brooklyn Nets. The 36-year-old forward inked a deal with Brooklyn this offseason and had to relocate after spending last year with the Toronto Raptors. It’s been quite an adjustment for the big man from a rental standpoint, as he told Marc Berman of the New York Post: “I think New York is one of the best cities in...
Via The Sports Daily
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: What Aaron Brooks will bring to the second unit

The Indiana Pacers continue to add depth and talent to a team that greatly lacked both last year. Already having a great offseason, the Pacers made, what looks like, one last signing in veteran point guard Aaron Brooks to a one-year deal. A position that they desperately needed to fill coming into free agency, Larry Bird snatched up two proven guards in Jeff Teague (via trade) and...
Via isportsweb.com
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

George Hill found out he was traded in a Larry Bird voicemail

Finding out you’ve been traded is kind of like getting broken up with. You’d rather find out face to face out of respect than via phone call or text message. Apparently, George Hill learned that he had been traded from the Indiana Pacers to the Utah Jazz from a voicemail left on his phone from Larry Bird. Surely this stung Hill a little bit more than it might have for another...
Via The Comeback
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague is living in his parents’ basement

There’s no shame in living with your parents. Just ask Jeff Teague. The Indiana Pacers point guard decided to move in with his parents after being traded from Atlanta earlier this month. “I bought a home here some years back, and when I re-signed back with Atlanta [in 2013] I just decided I was going to live in Atlanta and just gave the house to my mom and dad,” Teague explained...
Via The Sports Daily
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague moves into parents' basement

With Jeff Teague’s trade from Atlanta to Indiana, he has the opportunity to go home. His parents are from Indianapolis and still live there, and since Teague is one of the most frugal and cost-conscious NBA players even in this era when everyone is making insane money hand-over-fist, he’s moving into his parents’ basement for the next season. In an interview with FOX Sports...
Via The Comeback
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague open to long-term deal with Pacers

The Indiana Pacers acquired point guard Jeff Teague this offseason in the hopes that he would be more than just a rental chip, and it looks like they may be getting their wish. In his introductory press conference on Monday, Teague expressed his openness to signing a long-term deal with the Pacers down the road. “I would love to be here,” Teague said per Nate Taylor of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Summer League: Indiana’s Joe Young throws down big-time dunk

Check out this dunk in the Summer League by Indiana Pacers guard Joe Young….. Young takes the contact and finishes strong as he spills to the floor. Young was a second round draft pick as he was taken #43 overall in the 2015 draft. He played in 41 games last season for the Pacers averaging 3.8 ppg. The post Summer League: Indiana’s Joe Young throws down big-time dunk appeared...
Via Crossover Chronicles
July 03, 2016  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Pacers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

WATCH: Lorenzo Neal on the one move that caused the demise of the Chargers

The hottest MLB pitchers headed into September sprint

West-ern Literature: How Kanye's fans find meaning in between the lines

Madden 17's live commentary tackles Kaepernick controversy

Kanye West, Saint Pablo Tour and the anti-celebrity

WATCH: John Randle on the first time he talked trash in the NFL

The hottest hitters in MLB heading into September sprint

Who has the most to prove at the US Open?

A sports history of not standing up for the national anthem

Premier League notebook: The love affair at Man U

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker