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NBA bans Pacers’ Tyreke Evans for violating league anti-drug policy

The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers free agent guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and …

Pacers still uncertain about Victor Oladipo’s expected return

Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard says Victor Oladipo continues progressing from a right knee injury but remains uncertain when the All-Star guard will practice. Oladipo suffered a season-ending ruptured …

UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019, 9:50 p.m.

NBA playoffs: Celtics sweep Pacers; Warriors, Raptors take 3-1 leads

Gordon Hayward scored 20 points and Marcus Morris started a decisive 3-point flurry late in the fourth quarter Sunday to give the Boston Celtics a series-clinching 110-106 victory at Indiana.

Pacers’ resiliency faces tough test with 2-0 deficit

Thaddeus Young and Bojan Bogdanovic ignored those who doubted the Indiana Pacers last season. They’re even more determined to prove them wrong in the playoffs. The two veterans who helped …

NBA roundup: Warrior whip Pacers, run win streak to 11

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UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 7:05 p.m.

Pacers All-Star Victor Oladipo suffers serious knee injury

The Indiana Pacers lost All-Star guard Victor Oladipo to a serious right knee injury in the second quarter of their game against Toronto. Oladipo’s leg bent awkwardly as he fell …

LeBron James scores 45, carries Cavaliers past Pacers in Game 7

LeBron James scored 45 points and got some much-needed help from his teammates in Game 7 to stay unbeaten in the opening round of the NBA playoffs, leading the Cavaliers …

UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 10:20 p.m.

Pacers even series, force Game 7 by blowing out Cavs 121-87

Victor Oladipo scored 28 points and posted the first postseason triple-double of his career, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 121-87 blowout over Cleveland to even the series at three. …

Close-knit Pacers’ bond gets tested with season on the line

The Indiana Pacers have been winning together, losing together and fighting together all season. Now they need to demonstrate their resilience once more as they try to save their season …

NBA says referees missed LeBron James goaltending call in Game 5

The NBA says referees missed a goaltending violation by Cavaliers star LeBron James in the closing seconds of Cleveland’s Game 5 win over Indiana. James blocked Victor Oladipo’s shot with …

Pacers believe LeBron James goaltended on block in final seconds

The Indiana Pacers felt like they got cheated in the final seconds of Game 5. TV replays appeared to show LeBron James blocked Victor Oladipo’s shot after it hit the …

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 8:34 p.m.

LeBron James’ last-second shot gives Cavs 98-95 win in Game 5

LeBron James hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, giving Cleveland a 98-95 win in Game 5 over the Indiana Pacers and giving the Cavaliers a 3-2 lead in the Eastern …

UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 8:25 p.m.

Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points to lead the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit for a 92-90 victory over Cleveland 92-90. The Pacers lead the series 2-1. The …

UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 8:42 p.m.

LeBron James scores 46, Cavaliers hold off Pacers to even series

LeBron James scored 46 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a loss in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 to even their playoff series. James …

Return to Indiana helps Victor Oladipo deliver breakout season

Victor Oladipo feels right at home in Indiana. He emerged as a top NBA prospect while playing for the Hoosiers. He won over the hearts and minds of this basketball-crazed …

Myles Turner helps Pacers beat 76ers 101-98

Myles Turner scored 25 points, including two clutch free throws with 21.5 seconds remaining, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-98 on Tuesday night in a possible Eastern …

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 6:34 p.m.

Former Gonzaga stars Domantas Sabonis, Kelly Olynyk thrive with new teams

Domantas Sabonis and Kelly Olynyk have new addresses this season and change seems to agree with the two former Zags.

Rodney Stuckey helps out at alma mater Kentwood while awaiting return to NBA

Rodney Stuckey’s Detroit Pistons jersey hangs in a case in the foyer before you walk through the double doors into Kentwood High School’s gymnasium.

NBA Capsules: James Harden, Rockets roll past Pacers for 6th straight win

James Harden had 29 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds and the Houston Rockets rolled past the Indiana Pacers 118-97 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 4:35 p.m.

Pacers pick up option year on former Gonzaga standout Domantas Sabonis’ contract

Indiana announced Friday it has picked up the third-year contract option on Sabonis, who was dealt from Oklahoma City this summer along with Victor Oladipo in exchange for Paul George.

UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

Sources: Domantas Sabonis headed to Indiana as Thunder deal for All-Star Paul George

For the second time in three days, a former Gonzaga Bulldog is changing addresses in an NBA blockbuster trade.

UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:17 p.m.

Paul George committed to playing for Pacers in 2017-18

Paul George says he’s committed to playing for the Indiana Pacers next season. Beyond that, he’s not sure. At a charity softball game Thursday night in, George made his feelings …

For 2nd time, Hall-of-Famer Larry Bird resigns as Pacers president

Larry Bird made the decision last year. After nearly 40 years in the NBA, he had started plotting an exit strategy. The 60-year-old Hall-of-Famer finally told the rest of the …

AP source: Larry Bird steps down as Pacers president

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Larry Bird is stepping down as president of the Indiana Pacers. Kevin Pritchard is being elevated from general …

Larry Bird delivers Pacers’ 2021 All-Star bid in an Indy car

Indiana wants the NBA All-Star Game and sent Larry Bird to get it – in an Indy car. Bird drove four blocks down Fifth Avenue in his specially themed car …

NBA playoff capsules: 37 points each for Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving in respective victories

Kawhi Leonard had a postseason career-high 37 points and added 11 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 96-82. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points for Cleveland in …

NBA Capsules: LeBron James’ triple-double helps Cavaliers beat Pacers

LeBron James made a big 3-pointer in the final minute of the second overtime and scored 41 points to offset 43 by Indiana’s Paul George, and the Cleveland Cavaliers opened …

Pacers waive Rodney Stuckey after another injury hits

The Indiana Pacers have waived backup guard Rodney Stuckey. The move comes a day after the team announced he would miss four to six weeks with a strained left patellar …

Klay Thompson scores 60 for Warriors in rout of Pacers

Klay Thompson had an NBA season-high and career-best 60 points for the highest-scoring performance by a Golden State player in more than 42 years, and the Warriors whipped the Indiana …