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Pacers Injury Update: Myles Turner starts camp under concussion protocol

An errant elbow has Myles Turner sidelined with a concussion as the Pacers start camp. Nate McMillan opened training camp enthused about the team’s overall health with the exception of a concussion suffered by Myles Turner last week during a scrimmage at the Fieldhouse. The matter-of-fact revelation didn’t reveal any long-term concern from McMillan. But any head injury requires...
Via Indy Cornrows
8 hours ago

Pacers believe they have what they need to play up-tempo style

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Pacers President Larry Bird spent most of his offseason trying to stitch together a championship contender.He made two trades to create versatility. He added bulk by signing free agent Al Jefferson. He watched the Pacers' biggest star, Paul George, return from the Olympics with a gold medal around his neck and a new perspective about making the Pacers a better...
Via Associated Press
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Myles Turner Going Through the NBA’s Concussion Protocol

The Indiana Pacers announced at Media Day that Myles Turner suffered a concussion last week. Myles Turner Going Through the NBA’s Concussion Protocol - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
15 hours ago

WATCH: Media Day 2016: Monta Ellis Talks About Feeling Fresh

Monta Ellis sat down with Pat Boylan and Mark Boyle to talk about how his offseason has him feeling rejuvenated going into the 2016-17 season.
Via YouTube
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Media Day 2016: Rodney Stuckey

September 26, 2016 - Pacers guard Rodney Stuckey talks with Pacers.com's Pat Boylan and Mark Boyle about being a veteran and his excitement about the new-look Pacers roster.
Via YouTube
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Media Day 2016: Nate McMillan on the Season (Part 2)

Nate McMillan talked to reporters during Media Day on Monday about the state of the Pacers entering the 2016-17 Pacers.
Via YouTube
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Myles Turner enters camp under NBA’s concussion protocol

Pacers head coach Nate McMillan said Monday at media day that starting center Myles Turner suffered a concussion last week while working out at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and will start camp under the league’s concussion protocol. It’s unclear if he’ll be ready to go for Day 1 of camp, on Tuesday. McMillan spoke highly of Turner’s work ethic this summer, working out for the...
Via Vigilant Sports
20 hours ago

Myles Turner Looking To Take A Leadership Role for the Indiana Pacers

Myles Turner told the Dan Dakich Show that he sees himself as a leader for the Indiana Pacers in the future. Myles Turner Looking To Take A Leadership Role for the Indiana Pacers - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
22 hours ago

Five minutes with Nate McMillan

Nate McMillan’s last season as a head coach was 2011-12, in Portland. The job title changed for Nate McMillan on May 16th when Pacers President Larry Bird officially announced that McMillan would be the 15th head coach in franchise history. McMillan has a wealth of experience leading a team, a head coach for 930 (478-452) games over nearly 12 seasons for two different teams...
Via Vigilant Sports
1 day ago

Larry Bird: Paul George will get max contract if he wants it

It sounds like the Indiana Pacers signing Paul George to a max contract is a matter of when, not if. According to Larry Bird, the Pacers have something of a standing offer of a max deal to George, who can sit down and talk about it with them at his leisure. “I know he don’t want to talk about it all year and I don’t either,” Bird said, via Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vegas Expects the Indiana Pacers to Barely Break .500

The Indiana Pacers are expected to barely break even this season as the Westgate Superbook projects 43.5 wins. Vegas Expects the Indiana Pacers to Barely Break .500 - 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

Teague joining Pacers is a homecoming, yes -- and a fresh start

INDIANAPOLIS -- Larry Bird always thought the Indiana Pacers needed to score more often.Now, he may have a point guard who can finally get it done.After acquiring Indianapolis native Jeff Teague in a three-team deal and making several other significant moves this summer, the Pacers will report to training camp next week with a new coach, an overhauled roster and a brand new opportunity...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George makes awesome gesture to WNBA legend

Tamika Catchings, one of the greatest players in WNBA history, is retiring after this season. Her final regular season game is on Sunday when the Indiana Fever host the Dallas Wings at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Fever announced Thursday that Indiana Pacers star Paul George purchased 5,000 tickets to the game in an effort to pack the house and give Catchings the regular-season...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

CJ Watson got a free meal after being mistaken for CJ Miles

Here’s one guy who’s enjoying the benefits that come with his membership in the NBA CJ Club. Orlando Magic guard CJ Watson said on Twitter Tuesday that he’s been confused for Indiana Pacers sharpshooter CJ Miles on multiple occasions in the last few weeks, but reveled in the fact that he actually managed to get a free meal out of the case of mistaken identity. This is like...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 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
August 11, 2016  |  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
August 09, 2016  |  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
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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