A report by ESPN on Wednesday questioned Indiana Pacers coach Nate Bjorkgren’s future with the team, noting there were communication problems within the organization and concerns about the relationships between the coach and his players.
Indiana basketball legend Bobby ‘Slick’ Leonard dies at 88
Bobby “Slick” Leonard, who coached the Indiana Pacers to three American Basketball Association championships and served as the team’s color commentator for three decades, has died, according to several media sources.Read More
Pacers to allow limited fan attendance starting in late January
The Indiana Pacers on Friday said the team will once again be able to welcome fans to home games—on a highly restricted basis because of the pandemic—starting Jan. 20.Read More
Pacers, city rethink massive change to fieldhouse exterior as part of renovations
Plans for a grand, glass-wrapped entry pavilion as part of the $360 million renovation to Bankers Life Fieldhouse have been tabled, in favor of minimal updates that largely keep the existing facade intact.Read More
Business leaders say focus must remain on racial inequality for years to come
During IBJ’s Engage Indiana 2020 virtual event Thursday morning, Eli Lilly & Co. CEO Dave Ricks said he always believed enhancing diversity and inclusion was important, but this year showed him how serious a problem racial injustice is and fueled his motivation to do more to address it.Read More
The teardown of the 770-space structure began in March and is expected to be completed sometime this summer, followed immediately by the start of construction on the new 1.5-acre plaza space.
The growth on his kidney was discovered during a routine physical examination after Caris LeVert was traded earlier this month from the Nets as part of a package of players and draft picks.
By injecting a first-year coach into the mold of an established roster, Kevin Pritchard has hit on the formula that has worked eerily well for the Pacers throughout their history.
Plans for the All-Star Game and related festivities in February at Bankers Life Fieldhouse have been scrapped due to the COVID-10 epidemic.
While Victor Oladipo’s playing future with the Indiana Pacers remains murky, he’s found a franchise-altering deal elsewhere.
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.
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.
Nate McMillan had the fourth-best winning percentage among Pacers coaches, but he also had a 3-17 playoff record.
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.
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.