While Victor Oladipo’s playing future with the Indiana Pacers remains murky, he’s found a franchise-altering deal elsewhere.
NBA All-Star Game in Indy cancelled for 2021, but city gets honors for 2024
Plans for the All-Star Game and related festivities in February at Bankers Life Fieldhouse have been scrapped due to the COVID-10 epidemic.Read More
Maryland Street parking garage to be razed early next year
The 770-space parking structure at 121 E. Maryland Street is set to be torn down starting in March or April, according to a demolition contract approved by the Capital Improvement Board on Friday.Read More
MARK MONTIETH: Pacers had solid reasons to keep, fire Nate McMillan
Nate McMillan had the fourth-best winning percentage among Pacers coaches, but he also had a 3-17 playoff record.Read More
Pacers fire McMillan as head coach after another first-round playoff exit
Nate McMillan took over coaching duties of the Pacers prior to the 2016-17 season. The firing comes less than two weeks after the team gave him a contract extension.Read More
First-time NBA head coach Nate Bjorkgren on Wednesday presented a different kind of vision, one Pacers fans may embrace after watching years of stodgy, half-court basketball.
Toronto head coach Nick Nurse confirmed in late September that Nate Bjorkgren had interviewed with the Pacers and that he was confident Bjorkgren would be a finalist.
Peter Dinwiddie, an Indianapolis native, has been a key member in the Pacers front office for more than decade, moving quickly up the ladder after starting in the ticket office.
Five days after firing Nate McMillan, Pacers President Kevin Pritchard has embarked on a search for a replacement who can communicate better with today’s players and coaches a more updated playing style.
Coach Nate McMillan has a record of 181-136 in four seasons and needs one more win to break a tie with Rick Carlisle for third in career victories during the franchise’s NBA history.
Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon wasn’t healthy before the season was suspended, sitting out with a leg and hip muscle injury. But the stoppage has allowed him to recover.
Under the plan, the Indiana Pacers and 21 other teams would temporarily move to the ESPN Wide World Of Sports complex near Orlando in late July and play eight games to determine playoff seeding.
The Indiana Pacers remembered Mike Storen as the man who was instrumental in choosing the team’s name, designed the first logo, and “paved the way for the Pacers’ eventual entry into the NBA.”
NBA and NFL teams will face a considerable financial hit if they are forced to play with no fans in the stands, but, thanks to their lucrative TV contracts, it won’t knock them into the red.
The Capital Improvement Board is significantly scaling back the first phase of a $360 million Bankers Life Fieldhouse renovation as uncertainty about working conditions and the NBA season have thrown a wrench into the construction schedule.
The decision follows news that a player has tested positive for the virus. A source said the league expects the shutdown to last a minimum of two weeks.
The board approved eight bids—mostly to local firms—for the first and second phases of the $360 million project.
The law, which passed with bipartisan support in April, created funding plans for most of a $360 million renovation of Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the construction of a $150 million soccer stadium for the Indy Eleven by diverting millions of dollars in annual state tax revenue to the Capital Improvement Board.
Pacers Sports & Entertainment hopes to pin down a new multimillion-dollar sponsorship deal before the first phase of a $360 million renovation to the venue begins next summer.
The Pacers did not announce financial terms of the deal though ESPN.com first reported it was worth $77 million in guaranteed money and Sabonis could make as much as $85 million with bonuses.
Officials said the initiative will provide grants of up to $50,000 for 21 brick-and-mortar capital improvement projects that focus on health and wellness or education.
Former Butler University basketball player Brent Rockwood is set to become vice president and chief of staff at his alma mater, the university said Wednesday.