Latest Rick Carlisle News

Short-handed Bucks still on point in 119-109 win at Indiana

Oct. 25, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo went into attack mode with the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks playing short-handed Monday night. He carried them to another victory. Antetokounmpo finished with 30 points, 10 rebounds and nine...

Brissett helps Pacers pull away from Heat in overtime

Oct. 23, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After not playing much defense in the season's first two games, the Indiana Pacers were far more stingy against the Miami Heat. The Pacers outscored the Heat 16-5 in overtime for a 102-91 victory on Saturday night to avoid losing a third consecutive...

Dinwiddie leads Wizards to 135-134 OT win over Pacers

Oct. 22, 2021 23:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal's absence put Spencer Dinwiddie and Kyle Kuzma on the spot — and those two made quite a first impression on their new fans in Washington. Dinwiddie scored 34 points — including a tying 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter — and Kuzma...

Young, Hawks open season with 113-87 rout of Mavericks

Oct. 21, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Beginning a season of high expectations, the Atlanta Hawks showed they're far more than Trae Young. He's their unquestioned leader, of course, but a 113-87 rout of the Dallas Mavericks displayed Atlanta's impressive depth. Cam...

Ball scores 31 to rally Hornets past Pacers 123-122

Oct. 20, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball scored 31 points, hitting seven 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets used a 24-0 third period run to battle back and beat the Indiana Pacers 123-122 on Wednesday night. Indiana led 122-121 on Torrey Craig’s foul shots with 12.7...

East preview: Bucks have the title, 76ers, Nets have drama

Oct. 13, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

The Brooklyn Nets look like such a title favorite that James Harden felt the need for a reminder they aren't a title team. “We’re not the target. The defending champions are the targets,” Harden said. “They won last year. We’re trying to catch them.” ...

Doncic, Mavs seek elusive playoff success as Kidd takes over

Oct. 12, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Now that Luka Doncic has led his home country deep into the Olympic tournament, the star point guard's next task is getting the Dallas Mavericks out of the first round of the playoffs. His new coach happens to be the last point guard to win a postseason...

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...

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...