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For almost two minutes, time was suspended and Bankers Life Fieldhouse was transported. To Los Angeles. Kobe Bryant found some magic on those 40-year-old legs and put forth a brief flurry of brilliance that put the Pacers squarely on the ropes and had their fans chanting his...
We’re starting to get used to this annual Hall of Fame stuff, as it pertains to the Colts. Bill Polian last year, Marvin Harrison and Tony Dungy this year. What about next year? Or the years after? Beyond the certain first-ballot selection of Peyton Manning as soon as he becomes...
It's not clear if Indiana Pacers fans will get to see one player who was a key part of their past and one who tormented them many seasons ago. Roy Hibbert and Kobe Bryant are both questionable for the Los Angeles Lakers in Monday night's visit to face Paul George and the Pacers...
You want to play smashmouth basketball with more athletic big men? Fine. You want to play small-ball with a spread lineup? Whatever. None of it matters until the Pacers figure out how to make Paul-ball work. Given his dark mood of recent weeks, perhaps Pall-ball would be more...
So it’s not a dirty word, after all. Smashmouth is back and, even with the unfortunate turn of events on the Pacers’ most decisive possessions in a 111-106 overtime loss to the Cavs Monday night, it offers Frank Vogel the most compelling reason for optimism his new team can find...
For the second consecutive month, the Pacers produced a losing record in January (7-8) but at least things finished on an upswing with consecutive home victories over Atlanta and Denver that offered indications of healing. Against the Hawks, the Pacers broke open a close game...
Let’s just make sure we’ve got the sequence of events right. Thursday morning, Larry Bird said the Pacers were underachieving and overdue to forge some kind of identity: “We’ve got find out who we are and what we’re trying to do here.” Thursday evening, Frank Vogel put Myles...
When Larry Bird makes Herb Simon wait so he can finish an interview, you know he’s rolling, and was he ever. With the Pacers owner in the waiting room for the final few minutes, Bird wrapped up a typically candid, open and revealing 32-minute interview with the city’s two most...
The state of flux is not supposed to be a destination. It’s an exploratory side trip, an adventurous detour that might slow things down temporarily but ultimately leads to a more enriching journey. For the Pacers, however, it is looking more and more like a permanent residence...