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CIB Approves New 25-year Agreement with Pacers Sports & Entertainment | Indiana Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (April 12, 2019)—At its monthly board meeting today, the Capital Improvement Board of Managers (CIB) approved a resolution authorizing funding for the first long-term contract agreement with a Major League sports team in the city with no new taxes or fees. - Read More

Myles Turner a not added to Team USA but a Genius on Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Pacers center continues working through the offseason while also having some fun in La La land. - Read More

Roko Prkacin Deep Dive with Ignacio Rissotto

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Jenny Boucek, Mike Weinar join Rick Carlisle with Pacers

Along with former Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce and Hornets assistant Ronald Nored, confirming previous reports. - Read More

TJ McConnell’s Free Agency & the Power of Pull-Up Shooting with Marcus Zegarowski

It’s been 57 days since the Indiana Pacers have played basketball, the NBA Finals may be over as soon as Wednesday, the draft takes place in 12 days, and Free Agency begins less than a week... - Read More

Jalen Johnson Deep-Dive with Aneesh Namburi

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Report: Ronald Nored expected to join Pacers coaching staff

Nored previously worked as an assistant in Charlotte. - Read More

Franz Wagner Deep Dive with Ben Pfeifer

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How to fix the Pacers’ transition defense

And why simplicity might be the answer to a complex problem. - Read More

Diving into Wagner/Giddey/Kuminga/Moody & Jay Rigdon joins

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Commemorate Reggie Miller’s heroics with t-shirt from BreakingT

For Pacers fans, May 7, 1995 is a date that always brings a smile as we collectively recall Reggie Miller quickly flipping the playoff script on the Knicks by scoring 8 points in 8.9 seconds at... - Read More

Terrence Shannon Jr., Defensive Ground Coverage, Player Development, and more with Henry Ward

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Rick Carlisle gets to work at Fieldhouse for Pacers

After making the media rounds last week, the Pacers coach is officially on the job. - Read More

The Pacers big man will not be playing in Tokyo which isn’t a bad thing for the Pacers. - Read More

Lithuania vs. Slovenia: Game thread, TV info, and more

Sabonis is one win away from the Olympics — but so is Luka. - Read More

Report: Lloyd Pierce to join Pacers coaching staff as top assistant

Rick Carlisle will have another former head coach by his side in his return to Indiana. - Read More

On Portland/Dallas and Rick Carlisle’s Press Conference

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How Rick Carlisle’s playbook fits the Pacers

And why his strength, whether incorporating Mavs actions, needs to be maximizing the Pacers as the Pacers. - Read More

Report: Pacers to bring back Rick Carlisle as  head coach

The Pacers found their veteran coach to move the team forward. - Read More

How to win a championship

In honor of the NBA finals, and in light of some discussion about what the Pacers need to do to be in contention, I thought I'd examine what it takes to win a championship by examining the teams... - Read More

How Steve Clifford could remake the Pacers on defense

Per report, the former Magic head coach is expected to interview for Indiana’s head coaching vacancy this week. - Read More

Pacers stay locked in 13th after Draft Lottery

Indiana will have the 13th pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. - Read More

NBA Draft Lottery: Pacers return to the lottery with Nancy Leonard representing team

The Pacers are back in the lottery looking to get lucky. - Read More

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Player Reviews: Goga Bitadze, Myles Turner, Domantas Sabonis

Pacers Podcast — "The One," Episode 5 - Read More

Where does Pacers job rank among open NBA coaching jobs?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that include the varied job openings across the NBA. - Read More

How Terry Stotts could steady the Pacers

On the former Portland head coach’s potential to anchor the locker room as well as the gains made on offense. - Read More

Player Reviews: JaKarr Sampson, Kelan Martin, Oshae Brissett

Pacers Podcast — "The One," Episode 4 - Read More

Player Reviews: Justin Holiday, Jeremy Lamb, Doug McDermott

Pacers Podcast — "The One," Episode 3 - Read More

Nate Bjorkgren Out and Kevin Pritchard Presser in Review

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Nate Bjorkgren fired after tumultuous first year as Pacers head coach

Farewell, Indiana Raptors. - Read More

James Bouknight and the Art of Off-Ball Movement

A comprehensive breakdown of 2021 Draft Prospect, James Bouknight - Read More

SBN NBA Reacts: Injury impact on NBA continues in the playoffs

The Pacers playoff hope were doused by injuries and now the injury bug has infected those teams that made the playoffs. - Read More

Every NBA Team's Player Most Likely to Be Traded This Summer

From the blindingly obvious trade candidacy of the Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons to the by-default status enjoyed by the Golden State Warriors' Andrew Wiggins, every NBA team has a player it's more likely to trade than anyone else on its roster... - Read More

Power Ranking Every NBA Team's 3-Year Window

Life in the  NBA  moves quickly, as teams are often a season away from losing their key players to free agency. Teams who few believe in now could also be on the verge of becoming contenders... - Read More

2021 NBA Draft Buzz: Sources Say Scottie Barnes Could Go Top 5

Love for  Scottie Barnes  has snowballed to the point scouts and executives expect he's going in the top five of the  NBA  draft.   Sources tell Bleacher Report the Orlando Magic are a good possibility for Barnes at No... - Read More

Ranking the Top 15 Guards in 2021 NBA Free Agency

Just a couple of weeks shy of the official start of the  NBA 's 2021 free-agency period on August 2, there's still time to dive into this offseason's class of potential difference-makers... - Read More

Every NBA Team's Toughest Decision This Offseason

Nothing about working in an  NBA  front office is easy, although some decisions are more difficult than others... - Read More

NBA, NBPA Reportedly Agree to Extend Play-in Tournament Through 2021-22 Season

The NBA postseason play-in tournament will reportedly remain in place for at least one more season. According to ESPN's Read More

Ranking the Best NBA Finals MVPs Since 2000

Winning a single championship instantly puts  NBA  players in an exclusive club. However, the 2021 postseason will crown only the 32nd NBA Finals MVP in league history.   During the last two decades, that number hasn't exactly been soaring... - Read More

The 10 Best Easter Eggs in 'Space Jam: A New Legacy'

After years of rumors and months of buildup,  Space Jam: A New Legacy  is finally here. And it's just as wild as you'd expect. There's LeBron James in the role of Michael Jordan from the original... - Read More

New Blockbuster NBA Trades You've Never Thought Of

The 2021  NBA  offseason might be remembered as the summer of swaps.   With the free-agent market lacking both stars and spenders, trades might be the only way for most teams to add difference-makers... - Read More

NBA Draft Big Board: Updated Top 60 Prospects

After the NBA combine, workouts and more intel gathering, Bleacher Report's big board received an update and some noteworthy changes.   Moves were made as high as No. 5... - Read More

NBA League Insiders Expect a Flurry of Sign-and-Trades This Summer

In a league in which superstar salaries have been skyrocketing and teams value every precious dollar under the tax apron, the excitement during this year's  NBA  free agency, which begins Aug... - Read More

Fresh NBA Trades to Shake Up Stale Rosters

Summertime is the season of change across the  NBA , but some teams need to hit refresh a little more than others... - Read More

BS Meter on Latest NBA Draft, Free-Agency and Offseason Rumors

Now that's more like it.   After an uncharacteristically long stretch of relative quiet, the  NBA 's rumor mill is heating back up in advance of the 2021 draft, free agency and the start of Trade Season: Summertime Edition... - Read More

1 Trade for Every NBA Team Not in the 2021 Finals

As the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks tussle for an  NBA  title, the other 28 teams are busy building their blueprints for championship contention... - Read More

NBA Free Agents Who Can Put Contenders Over the Top

Making a dent in free agency can be difficult for the  NBA 's mightiest contenders.   Title hopefuls are atop the Association's food chain because they're already really good, and being really good costs a bunch of money most of the time... - Read More

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index

ESPN's NBA Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength developed by the ESPN Analytics team. - Read More

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds

ESPN's NBA BPI Playoff Odds estimate the likelihood for each team to make the playoffs, win the NBA title and finish in the top three of the NBA lottery. - Read More

Basketball Hall of Fame: Everything you need to know about the Class of 2021

The Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021. We have all the news and names you need, including Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Chris Webber and Ben Wallace. - Read More

NBA trade deadline: Aldridge joins loaded Nets squad

Miami added an All-Star while Toronto and New Orleans held on to their point guards. What's next? Get all the latest buzz from the NBA trade deadline. - Read More

Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

The NBA world remembers the life and legacy of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died Jan. 26, 2020. - Read More

NBA Finals 2021: Complete coverage of Suns vs. Bucks

Keep it here for all the news, intel, analysis and matchup info all postseason long. - Read More

Pierce, 3 others join Pacers staff under Carlisle

Ronald Nored spent time with the Hornets and Mike Weinar and Jenny Boucek both worked under Carlisle in Dallas. - Read More

GM: Carlisle's title 'pedigree' what Pacers needed

With the Indiana Pacers in "win-now mode," new coach Rick Carlisle's championship resume made him a perfect fit, general manager Kevin Pritchard said Wednesday. - Read More

Six NBA head-coaching jobs are available -- which one is the most attractive?

Add the Pelicans and Wizards to the list of franchises searching for a new head coach. - Read More

Gobert, Simmons, Green highlight NBA All-D team

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green were among the 10 players named to the NBA's All-Defensive teams Monday night. - Read More

How the Pacers should approach the upcoming offseason

The Pacers missed the playoffs for the first time since 2015, and their offseason questions start right with replacing coach Nate Bjorkgren. - Read More

Bjorkgren fired as Pacers coach after one season

Nate Bjorkgren is out as Pacers coach after one season with the team. Head-coaching experience is expected to be a premium element of the Pacers' upcoming search, sources told ESPN. - Read More

NBA playoffs 2021: Everything you need to know about the 16 teams in the mix

The NBA playoffs are here! Here's everything to know about the 16 teams vying for a title. - Read More

The Celtics still have Jayson Tatum, but will it be enough to beat the Nets?

Tatum's 50 points in a win over the Wizards propelled Boston to a tough upcoming playoff matchup against Brooklyn. - Read More