INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jason Tatum scored 22 points and Gordon Hayward added 21 in his return to Indianapolis on Friday night, leading the Boston Celtics to a crucial 117-97 victory over the...
Detroit plays Indiana, seeks 5th straight home win
Indiana Pacers (46-32, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (39-38, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner and Domantas Sabonis gave the Indiana Pacers exactly what they needed Monday night.
They fought for position, repeatedly challenged Andre Drummond in the...
Indiana faces Orlando, aims for 4th straight home win
Orlando Magic (37-39, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (45-31, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Boston hosts Indiana in conference battle
Indiana Pacers (45-30, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (44-31, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Oklahoma City hosts Indiana, aims to break home slide
Indiana Pacers (45-29, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (43-31, seventh in the Western Conference)
Bogdanovic scores 35, Pacers blow out Nuggets 124-88
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic got the hard work out of the way early and watched the fourth quarter from the bench.
Bogdanovic scored 26 of his 35 points in the first half, and the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George figured to be the feature attraction in his second visit to Indiana since a blockbuster trade two years ago.
Domantas Sabonis and Wesley Matthews upstaged the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The short-handed Indiana Pacers overcame the absence of two keys players — and Minnesota star Karl-Anthony Towns' fast start.
Pacers hold off furious Wizards rallies in 119-112 win
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hardened by the loss of their best player, the Pacers keep doing whatever it takes to win.
Saturday night, that meant overcoming their own mistakes and two late Wizards...
Bogdanovic leads Pacers past Cavaliers for 5th straight win
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers are sending a message to the rest of the NBA: Team basketball still wins games.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23 points and the Pacers extended their winning streak to five with a 105-90 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Darren Collison added 18 points, Myles Turner had 14 points and eight rebounds and Domantas Sabonis came off the bench to score 13 points and grab 10 rebounds for the Pacers, who led by as many as 21 points.
Pacers defense shuts down Doncic, Mavs in 111-99 victory
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMIllan threw everything he could at rookie Luka Doncic.
McMillan asked defensive whiz Victor Oladipo to challenge Doncic's shots, outmuscle him on the perimeter and stay in front when Doncic drove. When the calls didn't go his way and the shots didn't fall, Doncic got frustrated and then ejected.
He finished with his lowest point total in more than a month, and the Pacers pulled away from the Dallas Mavericks for a 111-99 victory on Saturday night.
Sabonis sharp again at MSG, Pacers beat Knicks 121-106
NEW YORK (AP) — Beaten badly in Boston, the Indiana Pacers shifted their energy to finishing their road trip with a winning record.
It helped that it ended in a building where Domantas Sabonis barely misses.
Sabonis had 22 points and 15 rebounds to cap his sizzling season at Madison Square Garden, and Indiana bounced back from its worst performance of 2018-19 by beating the New York Knicks 121-106 on Friday night.
Sabonis’ double-double leads Indiana past Detroit
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have taken adversity and used it to their advantage during a breakout December.
That run continued Friday night, when Domantas Sabonis got his league-leading 15th double-double as a reserve, Collison scored 19 points and the Indiana Pacers beat the Detroit Pistons 125-88.
Young, Sabonis, Evans power Pacers past Hawks 129-121
ATLANTA (AP) — Victor Oladipo loves it when Indiana gets so many players involved in the offense.
Thaddeus Young scored 21 points, Domantas Sabonis and Tyreke Evans each added 19, and the Pacers won their third straight game with a 129-121 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
"Everybody was scoring," Oladipo said. "We had very balanced scoring tonight. We just to have to continue getting better every game."
Bojan Bogdanovic scores 26 points, Pacers beat Magic 112-90
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Indiana Pacers left a lot better after playing the Orlando Magic.
The Pacers routed the Magic 112-90 behind 26 points from Bojan Bogdanovic and 15 points from reserve guard Cory Joseph.
They also overcame a bout with food poisoning that kept top reserve Domantas Sabonis out of the game and affected several players and coach Nate McMillan. None of it showed as Indiana beat Orlando for the eight straight time and 15th time in the last 16 meetings.
Pacers hit all right notes in 121-94 blowout over Jazz
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pacers coach Nate McMillan saw exactly what he wanted Monday night.
Big men Domantas Sabonis and Myles Turner showed off their strength. Bojan Bogdanovic knocked down shots from the perimeter. Indiana shared the ball and played defense.
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Evans scores 23 points to lead Pacers past Heat 99-91
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyreke Evans came off the bench and provided the spark that Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan knew he was capable of.
Evans hit five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 23 points in leading the Pacers to a 99-91 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.
"When I come in with the second unit, I have to bring it," Evans said. "I was just being aggressive, making the right pass, taking the open 3 and attacking the glass. I wasn't thinking or second guessing."
Pacers finish with a flourish, run past Heat 110-102
MIAMI (AP) — Winning on the road is supposed to be the tough part.
Not so for these Indiana Pacers.
Victor Oladipo had 22 points and 10 assists, Bojan Bogdanovic put Indiana ahead to stay on a 3-pointer with just under a minute remaining and the Pacers beat the Miami Heat 110-102 on Friday night for their fifth consecutive road victory.
Indiana closed on a 16-2 run, the last 12 of those unanswered.
Sabonis, Oladipo lift Pacers over Knicks 107-101
NEW YORK (AP) — After walking into Madison Square Garden dressed as a superhero, Victor Oladipo had to shake off his lingering bronchitis before unleashing his powers on the New York Knicks.
Domantas Sabonis was 12-for-12 shooting while matching his career high with 30 points, Oladipo scored 11 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Indiana Pacers beat the Knicks 107-101 on Wednesday night.
Indiana Pacers parting with guard Lance Stephenson
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers are parting ways with guard Lance Stephenson, the gritty veteran who brought energy off the bench in last season's surprising run to the playoffs.
The team will not pick up the team option next season, Pacers President of Basketball Operations Kevin Pritchard said Monday.
"This was a very difficult decision, but as free agency begins on July 1, we want to have flexibility so that we can prepare for all of our available options," he said.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had barely settled into his seat on the bench when coach Nate McMillan looked his way.
When Myles Turner picked up two early fouls, Sabonis was pressed into duty much earlier than usual.
"By the time my heat packs came I had to go in, and I was like, 'Uh oh,'" Sabonis said with a laugh.
Oladipo scores 26, leads Pacers over Nets 109-97
NEW YORK (AP) — Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan came into the season trying to figure out just what kind of contribution he would get from Victor Oladipo after he arrived in a trade for one the NBA's best two-way players in Paul George.
The second overall pick in the 2013 draft has met McMillan's expectations after spending the previous two seasons in Orlando and Oklahoma City.
George, Anthony visit old homes that look fine without them
Paul George and Carmelo Anthony are going back to old homes that are doing just fine without them.
Indiana and New York are winning, bolstered by players they acquired for their superstars. While Oklahoma City remains underwhelming, Pacers and Knicks fans are even thinking they also won the trades.
George gets the first homecoming when the Thunder travel to Indianapolis on Wednesday, while Anthony makes his first trip back to New York on Saturday.
Thunder star Paul George expects boos in return to Indiana
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George knows the crowd at Bankers Life Fieldhouse well enough to expect a rude reception when he returns for the first time.
Oladipo, defense shine in Pacers’ 105-87 victory over Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) — Indiana's July trade that sent All-Star Paul George to Oklahoma City looks pretty good for the Pacers at the moment.
Oladipo scored 25 points, and Indiana snapped a four-game losing streak with a 105-87 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night.
"This was huge, just to kind of get our mojo back a little bit," Oladipo said.
Bogdanovic leads Pacers to 101-83 rout of Kings
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A strong first-half allowed the Indiana Pacers starters to rest for most of the second half.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 17 points to lead a balanced Indiana offense and help the Pacers to a 101-83 rout of the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
The Pacers (4-3) scored the first nine points and built a 55-30 lead at the half.
"We got to do some cheering today," Pacers guard Victor Oladipo said of reserves receiving quality minutes in a blowout.