Indiana Pacers http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31244/all en Preview: Pacers at Magic http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/preview-pacers-at-magic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Despite an uneven month of basketball, the Indiana Pacers reached their stated goal by clinching homecourt advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. Coach Frank Vogel, whose team is 5-9 in its last 14 games, is expected to rest at least three starters in the regular-season finale when the Pacers visit the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. Reportedly, Vogel will sit leading scorer Paul George along with Lance Stephenson, David West and reserve C.J. Watson against the Magic.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140416/preview-pacers-at-magic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Basketball Association Indiana Pacers Indiana Pacers National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:20:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6122889 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Pacers continue to eye top seed in East http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140414/nba-pacers-continue-eye-top-seed-east <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lance Stephenson finished with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists as Indiana beat Oklahoma City 102-97 to move a step closer to clinching home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs.</p> <p>Paul George hit the go-ahead three-pointer with just over two minutes left for the Pacers who climbed a half-game ahead of Miami, which was idle Sunday, for the top seed in the East.</p> <p>"We've been steadily improving," Indiana's David West said. "We have to keep our focus and start the playoffs strong."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140414/nba-pacers-continue-eye-top-seed-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Pacers McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:20:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6120888 at http://www.globalpost.com Pacers 102, Thunder 97 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140413/pacers-hold-thunde <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pacers 102, Thunder 97: David West scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting and Paul George had 20 points and 12 rebounds as Indiana upended visiting Oklahoma City.</p> <p>Lance Stephenson recorded his fifth career triple-double with 17 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds as the Pacers moved a half-game ahead of the Miami Heat for the best record in the Eastern Conference. C.J. Watson scored a season-high 20 points as Indiana overcame 23 turnovers to win for only the third time in the last nine games.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140413/pacers-hold-thunde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Pacers McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Apr 2014 21:49:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6120703 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Thunder at Pacers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140413/preview-thunder-at-pacers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Indiana Pacers are still hopeful of claiming the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, but the quality of the opponent could pose a problem on Sunday. Indiana hosts the Oklahoma City Thunder – the No. 2 team in the West – as it attempts to wrestle the top spot in the East away from the Miami Heat, who defeated the Pacers on Friday. Oklahoma City leads the Los Angeles Clippers by 2 1/2 games and can clinch the second seed with a victory.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140413/preview-thunder-at-pacers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Indiana Pacers National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:19:01 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6120581 at http://www.globalpost.com James leads Heat to win over Pacers in battle for East top spot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140412/james-leads-heat-win-over-pacers-battle-east-top-spot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. Sports Desk, Apr 12 (EFE).- LeBron James scored 36 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 98-86 home victory over the Indiana Pacers and into first place in the Eastern Conference standings.</p> <p>The Pacers led the East for most of the season but they have been in a tailspin since early March and that lack of form proved costly in Friday's night's pivotal game at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.</p> <p>The Heat trailed Indiana by two after 12 minutes of play but then shifted into a higher gear to build a comfortable 76-62 advantage by the end of the third quarter.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140412/james-leads-heat-win-over-pacers-battle-east-top-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Pacers McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Agencia EFE Sat, 12 Apr 2014 20:31:40 +0000 Agencia EFE 6120079 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Heat at Hawks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140412/preview-heat-at-hawks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Miami Heat have moved atop the Eastern Conference and look to take another step toward clinching the top seed when they visit the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday. Miami played a solid second half while knocking off Indiana on Friday to move a half-game ahead of the Pacers with three games remaining. Atlanta has a two-game lead over the New York Knicks for the final spot in the East and can claim a playoff berth with a victory.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140412/preview-heat-at-hawks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlanta Hawks Basketball Indiana Pacers National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:23:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6120017 at http://www.globalpost.com Haslem's grit inspirational in Heat win over Pacers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140412/heat-98-pacers-86 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Haslem's grit inspirational in Heat win over Pacers</p> <p>MIAMI -- Forward LeBron James' 36 points in the Miami Heat's 98-86 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night at AmericanAirlines Arena were no surprise.</p> <p>But forward Udonis Haslem's gritty performance -- 11 points, nine rebounds, numerous charges taken and loose balls retrieved -- was an inspiration to Miami.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140412/heat-98-pacers-86" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Indiana Pacers Indiana Pacers Miami Heat National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Apr 2014 05:46:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6119745 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Heat rout Pacers to keep top seeding in sight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140412/nba-heat-rout-pacers-keep-top-seeding-sight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The NBA champion Miami Heat routed the Indiana Pacers 98-86 on Friday to position themselves to nab the number one seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.</p> <p>LeBron James scored a game-high 36 points, and while the Heat haven't locked up the top seed, they control their own fate with three games remaining in the regular season against the Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards and Philadelphia 76ers.</p> <p>"I would love to see us play with this identity, to our identity, (Saturday) night," was Heat coach Erik Spoelstra's only comment on the seedings race.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140412/nba-heat-rout-pacers-keep-top-seeding-sight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Pacers McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:34:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6119803 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Pacers at Heat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140411/preview-pacers-at-heat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The two best teams in the Eastern Conference are struggling down the stretch, but one of them moves closer to claiming the top seed in the East when the Indiana Pacers visit the Miami Heat on Friday. Indiana holds a half-game edge over Miami entering the clash and a victory would reduce its magic number to one for clinching the No. 1 spot. The Pacers are just 8-12 over their past 20 games while the Heat is in the midst of a 10-11 stretch.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140411/preview-pacers-at-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Pacers Indiana Pacers McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:28:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6119175 at http://www.globalpost.com Reserves put Pacers back on top of East standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140410/reserves-put-pacers-back-top-east-standings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. Sports Desk, Apr 10 (EFE).- Reserve forward Chris Copeland made a difficult lay-up with just over a second remaining in regulation to give the Indiana Pacers a 104-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks and a half-game lead over the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference standings.</p> <p>On a night when coach Frank Vogel decided to rest all five of his regular starters, Copeland led a group of Pacers who filled in admirably, scoring 18 points in just 17 minutes of play.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140410/reserves-put-pacers-back-top-east-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Pacers Knicks–Pacers rivalry National Basketball Association Agencia EFE Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:18:59 +0000 Agencia EFE 6118223 at http://www.globalpost.com Reserves put Pacers back on top of East standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140410/reserves-put-pacers-back-top-east-standings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. Sports Desk, Apr 10 (EFE).- Reserve forward Chris Copeland made a difficult lay-up with just over a second remaining in regulation to give the Indiana Pacers a 104-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks and a half-game lead over the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference standings.</p> <p>On a night when coach Frank Vogel decided to rest all five of his regular starters, Copeland led a group of Pacers who filled in admirably, scoring 18 points in just 17 minutes of play.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/140410/reserves-put-pacers-back-top-east-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Pacers Knicks–Pacers rivalry National Basketball Association Agencia EFE Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:18:59 +0000 Agencia EFE 6118224 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Pacers at Bucks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140409/preview-pacers-at-bucks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Indiana Pacers are imploding at an alarming rate - and no one seems to know why. The Pacers will look to bounce back from their worst stretch of the season as they travel to Milwaukee on Wednesday for a date with the league-worst Bucks. Indiana has lost seven of its last nine games to drop out of top spot in the East, and is coming off a 107-88 loss to the Atlanta Hawks - a game in which the Pacers scored a franchise-low 23 first-half points.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140409/preview-pacers-at-bucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Indiana Pacers Indiana Pacers National Basketball Association Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:05:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6117174 at http://www.globalpost.com Race to determine playoff field headed down to the wire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140407/race-determine-playoff-field-headed-down-the-wire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Time is quickly running out for the few teams desperately trying to extend their NBA seasons after the Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers and Charlotte Bobcats all punched their playoff tickets over the weekend.</p> <p>Three teams still have a mathematical chance at securing the eighth and final playoff seed in the Eastern Conference but it is essentially a two-horse race between the Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140407/race-determine-playoff-field-headed-down-the-wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Pacers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association playoffs Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:16:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6115748 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Pacers at Raptors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140404/preview-pacers-at-raptors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Toronto Raptors overcame injuries to Kyle Lowry and Amir Johnson last time out to strengthen their hold on top spot in the Atlantic Division. They're hoping they won't be shorthanded Friday night as they welcome the Indiana Pacers to town in a pivotal game for both teams. Toronto enters the night 2 1/2 games up on Brooklyn in the race for first place in the division, while the Pacers find themselves in a virtual dead heat with Miami for first in the conference.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140404/preview-pacers-at-raptors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Pacers Indiana Pacers National Basketball Association Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Apr 2014 03:31:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6113738 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Bucks at Heat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140402/preview-bucks-at-heat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Miami Heat went into Milwaukee over the weekend and put on a defensive clinic in cruising to a victory. The Bucks will try to put together a better offensive showing when they visit Miami on Wednesday. The 88-67 victory at Milwaukee marked the second of a three-game winning streak for the Heat that has them in a virtual tie with the Indiana Pacers atop the Eastern Conference with nine games left in the regular season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140402/preview-bucks-at-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Indiana Pacers Miami Heat National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:06:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6112068 at http://www.globalpost.com