Latest Indiana Pacers News

Hornets say play-in loss motivation to end playoff drought

Oct. 12, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The memory of an embarrassing 144-117 loss to the Indiana Pacers in the NBA play-in game last May is never far from the mind of Miles Bridges and many of his returning Charlotte Hornets teammates. “Every time I got tired this summer during a...

Pacers hope Brogdon plays lead role in return to playoffs

Oct. 12, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Pritchard made his offseason desire clear: The Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations wanted someone to emerge as a locker room leader and he wasn't sure whether that player was on the roster at the end of last season. By the time...

Pacers deal injured Sumner to Nets, sign Wanamaker to deal

Oct. 06, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers traded injured guard Edmond Sumner to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday for the rights to forward Juan Pablo Vaulet and a conditional second-round pick. Sumner tore the his left Achilles tendon during offseason workouts and had...

Carlisle's approach brings welcome change to Indiana Pacers

Sep. 30, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers needed a respite after last season. COVID-19 precautions tested everyone's patience, a rash of injuries thinned their bench, tempers flared and sometimes the discord even spilled openly into public view. They traded a two-time...

The Latest: Leonard tries to stay 'relevant' during rehab

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

The latest from NBA media day on Monday (All times EDT) ___ 4:15 p.m. Kawhi Leonard is heading into his third season with the Los Angeles Clippers just trying to get healthy. He’s two months into rehab after...

Pacers lose backup PG Edmond Sumner to torn Achilles tendon

Sep. 14, 2021 12:35 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have lost backup point guard Edmond Sumner indefinitely with a torn left Achilles tendon. Team officials announced the injury Tuesday by acknowledging Sumner was injured during an offseason workout. They said he had surgery Monday...

Ex-Indiana basketball star Buckner picked to lead trustees

Aug. 21, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Former Indiana University basketball star Quinn Buckner is now leading the board that oversees the university system. IU Board of Trustees members elected Buckner to a two-year term as its chairman this month, making him the first Black person...

Sharife Cooper's late 3 lifts Hawks to 84-83 win over Pacers

Aug. 11, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sharife Cooper made a go-ahead, 3-pointer just before the buzzer that lifted the Atlanta Hawks to an 84-83 win over the Indiana Pacers in the NBA Summer League on Tuesday night. Cooper scored 21 points — making 5-of-8 3-pointers — and had nine...

Hornets give coach James Borrego a multiyear extension

Aug. 09, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Hornets believe coach James Borrego can turn things around in Charlotte. The Hornets announced Monday they’ve signed Borrego to a multiyear contract extension. Length and financial terms of the deal were not released. He...

Pacers sign 1st-round pick Duarte before summer league opens

Aug. 04, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers signed first-round draft pick Chris Duarte on Monday, as they fine-tune their summer league roster. Terms of the deal were not immediately availabe. The 24-year-old Duarte was selected 13th overall and was the...