Tag: INDIANA PACERS

The Rockets Will Expand The James Harden Trade And Acquire Victor Oladipo From The Pacers

The Houston Rockets made James Harden’s departure official on Wednesday afternoon when he was flipped to the Brooklyn Nets in a monster deal that also included the Cleveland Cavaliers. It turns out, though, that the Rockets were not done, and that one of the players they acquired in that deal will be used to trade […]

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The Rockets Traded James Harden To The Nets In A Massive Deal That Will Send Them Victor Oladipo And 8 Picks

James Harden’s tenure as a member of the Houston Rockets has come to an end. According to Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania, Harden, who has wanted out of Houston in recent months, is headed to the Brooklyn Nets. Reporting with @RamonaShelburne: Brooklyn is acquiring Houston’s James Harden in a blockbuster deal, sources tell ESPN. — […]

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N.B.A. Eastern Conference Preview: Will the Nets Reign Supreme?

Is it already the most wonderful time of year again? With LeBron alley-ooping and referees demanding we be of good cheer? There’ll be dunks used for posting, Kawhi laughs for roasting and trash talking out in the snowwwww. Yes, the N.B.A. season is upon us, beginning Tuesday, with a much different landscape from any other […]

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Victor Oladipo Says Reports He Asked Other Players If He Could Join Them Are ‘Just Not True’

A truly bizarre report popped up on Thursday afternoon. According to J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star, Victor Oladipo would say something to the extent of “can I come play with y’all?” to players on other teams, in front of his teammates, with individuals on the Heat, Knicks, and Reports being the team that got […]

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Three Takeaways From The Heat’s Series-Clinching Game 4 Win Over The Pacers

Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo and the Miami Heat entered Monday evening’s tilt with the opportunity to close out the Indiana Pacers and begin preparing for a likely second round match-up against the Milwaukee Bucks. While the Pacers competed admirably in Game 4, Erik Spoelstra’s team managed to emerge victorious with a 99-87 victory, leading most […]

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Jimmy Butler Took Over Late To Lead The Heat To A Game 1 Win Over The Pacers

The Pacers-Heat series promised to be one of the most anticipated matchups of the opening round, if only for all the chippiness and bad blood between Jimmy Butler and T.J. Warren, the latter of whom has been on a blistering streak for Indiana since the season resumed in Orlando last month. And Game 1 didn’t […]

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Derrick Jones Jr. Was Stretchered Off After An Apparent Neck Injury Against The Pacers

Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. suffered a scary looking injury on Friday afternoon during the team’s final seeding game in the NBA’s Orlando Bubble against the Indiana Pacers. Jones, during the third quarter of action, was chasing Pacers forward Doug McDermott off of a screen set by rookie big man Goga Bitadze. Jones collided […]

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The Eastern Conference Playoffs Are Officially Set With The Pacers Win Over Houston

While there is still plenty to sort out in the Western Conference over the final few days of games, things were much quieter in the East. With Milwaukee, Toronto, and Boston all locked into the top three seeds and Brooklyn and Orlando set in seventh and eighth respectively, the only remaining question was who would […]

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TJ Warren’s 53-Point Explosion Led The Pacers To A Win Over The Sixers In The Bubble

The Indiana Pacers have something of a dilemma on their hands. With Victor Oladipo working his way back to 100 percent and Domantas Sabonis leaving the bubble to seek treatment for plantar fasciitis, the Pacers have legitimate question marks about both of their All-Stars. With a crucial seeding game against the Philadelphia 76ers leading off […]

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I Hate to be the Bearer of Bad News, But Your Team Isn’t Winning an NBA Title This Year. Here’s Why

Photo: Harry How (Getty Images) You still upset about the headline? You can bitch and moan all you want, but your team still ain’t winning shit. So once you’re done with your temper tantrum, I’ll happily explain why. Advertisement You done? Cool. Let’s go. Boston Celtics When last they left us: 43-21, 3rd seed in […]

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The Pacers Expect Victor Oladipo To Play Scrimmages, But Domantas Sabonis Is Out With A Foot Injury

Ahead of the NBA’s restart at Disney, a number of players announced they would be opting out of playing. Among the contenders to make legitimate playoff pushes, the biggest name that announced his intention not to play was Victor Oladipo, citing concern in being able to get his body back up to speed as he […]

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