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Rudez, Croatia Down Scola’s Argentina Team

August 31, 2014 - On Sunday, the two Pacers competing in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup were matched up against one another. Luis Scola of Argentina and Damjan Rudez of Croatia went head to head, and when the final horn blew, it was a 90-85 win for Rudez's Croatia. Scola, however, did just about everything in his power to will Argentina (1-1) to victory, shooting 11-of-19 from the field for a game-high ...

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A Look Back: 2000 Trade for O’Neal (8/31)

On August 31, 2000, the Pacers traded Dale Davis to Portland in exchange for Jermaine O'Neal and Joe Kline in 2000. Considered by some as one of the most lopsided trades in NBA history, the veteran Davis was on the backside of a successful career that saw him earn an All-Star nod in 2000. He was acquired to help Portland's effort to win an NBA Championship, but the Blazers would fall to Lakers that year in ...

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Scola, Rudez Pick Up World Cup Wins

Two Pacers saw action on the first day of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Luis Scola of Argentina, and Damjan Rudez of Croatia, both helped their respective teams to first-game victories. For Scola, it was international basketball as usual. He imposed his will on both sides of the ball against an outmatched Puerto Rico. Scola racked up 20 points while going 7-of-10 from the field and hauled in nine rebo ...

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Happy Birthday, Billy! (8/30)

Happy 67th Birthday, Billy Keller! Keller spent his entire ABA career with the Pacers (1969-1976), and he helped lead the team to three ABA Championships in 1970, 1972 and 1973. Keller is known as one of the most successful shooters in ABA history, making 506 three-point field goals during his seven year career. PHOTO GALLERY: Billy Keller Career Gallery » ...

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Happy Birthday, David and Darnell! (8/29)

Happy 34th Birthday, David West! West has spent the last three of his 11 years in the NBA with the Pacers and averaged 14.6 points and 7 rebounds per game. He has been named a NBA All-Star twice and is the veteran leader of the current Pacers' squad. PHOTO GALLERY: David West's 2013-14 Season » Also, Happy 65th Birthday, Darnell Hillman! Selected 8th overall in the 1971 ABA Draft, Hillman played six s ...

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See the Best of #NBACartoons

After the success of last week's #NBAMovies game, NBA teams tried their hand at new hashtag this week: #NBACartoons. Here is what @Pacers came up with: King of the Hill #NBACartoons (cc: @kingxsolo, @George_Hill3)— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) August 27, 2014 This was too easy. Popeye Jones. #NBACartoons— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) August 27, 2014 ...

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Happy Birthday, Reggie! (8/24)

Happy 49th Birthday, Reggie Miller! Miller is a retired NBA player who spent his entire 18 year NBA career with the Pacers. A five-time All-Star selection, Miller led the NBA in free throw accuracy five times and won a gold medal in the 1996 Summer Olympics. When he retired, he held the record for most career 3-point field goals made. The Pacers retired his No. 31 in 2006 and he was named to the 40th annive ...

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Happy Birthday, Rik! (8/23)

Happy 48th Birthday, Rik Smits! A 2nd overall pick in the 1988 NBA Draft, Smits stayed with the Pacers until he retired in 2000. Smits was named both a NBA All-Star and to the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 1988. By the end of his career, Smits averaged 14.8 points and 6.1 rebounds a game. PHOTOS: Rik Smits Career Gallery » ...

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#NBAMovies Takes Over Twitter

As part of a fun off-season activity, several NBA teams play a hashtag game each Wednesday on social media. One team comes up with a theme and other teams join in. This week's theme was #NBAMovies. After a little brainstorming and lot of Photoshop-ing, @Pacers created these three Blue-and-Gold spoofs on cinematic classics: RoboCope #NBAMovies— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) August ...

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Pacers Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping the nation and recently, the Pacers have joined in on the fun. Like #Chillin4Charity (which the Fever players and coaches participated in earlier this summer), the #IceBucketChallenge is a social media phenomenon based on people filming videos of themselves having a bucket of ice-cold water dumped on them. The popularity of the challenges traces back to Pete Frates, ...

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