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What They’re Saying: Granger/Turner Trade

Here's a look at what people are saying across the internet about Indiana trading Danny Granger to Philadelphia for Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen. Indy Star: "For most of his nine years with the Indiana Pacers, small forward Danny Granger was the face of the franchise. And in a fitting final act as a Pacer, Granger once again helped Indiana improve." "This Larry Bird, the one we got Thursday afternoo ...

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Paul George profiled in ESPN the Magazine

by Wheat Hotchkiss It's been one heck of a week for Pacers forward Paul George. On Sunday, the Pacers' 23-year-old budding star started the All-Star Game for the first time in his career, scoring 18 points and hitting three late free throws that gave the East the lead for good in a 163-155 win. Now, George is on the cover of ESPN the Magazine's latest issue, which hits newsstands Friday. This issue is being ...

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What They’re Saying – February 18

Here's a look around the world wide web at what people are saying about the Indiana Pacers: USA Today: "The Vogel hug is far more prevalent than the Vogel hammer, so to speak, and it's hard to argue with the results. In this environment in which players have improved at a remarkable rate and Indiana finds itself with pole position over the Heat heading down the second-half stretch, the Pacers have progresse ...

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IPL’s 24 and 55 Tribute

IPL is honoring the Pacers over All-Star Weekend by displaying the jersey numbers of Pacers' All-Stars Paul George and Roy Hibbert. The display can be seen on Monument Circle in downtown Indy. The jersey numbers will alternate sides of the building on Saturday and Sunday. To keep up on all the latest happenings throughout All-Star Weekend, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and at Pacers. ...

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John Barnes Honored with Spirit of Hope Award

Prior to Monday's Pacers-Nuggets game, the Pacers held a special presentation at center court of Bankers Life Fieldhouse, as General Martin Umbarger of the Indiana National Guard presented Panther Racing managing partner John Barnes with his Spirit of Hope Award. In November of this past year, Barnes was honored in a ceremony in Washington DC with the prestigious Spirit of Hope Award, which was established ...

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What They’re Saying – February 7

Here's a look around the web at what people are saying about the recent signing of center Andrew Bynum, Lance Stephenson's All-Star snubbing, Paul George entering the dunk contest once again and the Pacers matchup with the Blazers Friday night at 7 p.m. on ESPN. USA Today: "Well, who wouldn't want to emulate Super Bowl champs? And who wouldn't want to emulate the Pacers? Defense wins championships, doesn't ...

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Pacers Reach Facebook Milestone

It's been a year of big year of growth both on the court and off the court in the world of social media for the Pacers. Early on Saturday morning, the Pacers Facebook page crossed the threshold of one million fans--an increase of 365% in just one year. And since early October, the number of fans has increased from about 375,000 to today's total of more than 1,010,000, an incredible jump of 635,000 fans. Wha ...

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George’s Huge Jump In All-Star Voting Evidence of Rising Star

By Wheat Hotchkiss The NBA announced the starters for the 2014 All-Star Game on Thursday night, and that group included Pacers star forward Paul George. George is the first Pacers player elected to start an All-Star Game since Jermaine O'Neal in 2006. While no one who follows the NBA was shocked by George's selection, news that George received the third-most votes of any player (behind only superstars LeBro ...

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George’s 360 windmill evokes memories of Carter’s iconic slam

By Wheat Hotchkiss Paul George brought all of Bankers Life Fieldhouse to its feet last night when he finished a breakaway with a stunning 360 windmill dunk in the fourth quarter of the Pacers' 106-92 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. In the past 24 hours, many pundits have dubbed George's jam the clubhouse favorite for "Dunk of the Year." For many, George's dunk was remarkably reminiscent of one of the ico ...

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104-Year Old Pacers Fan

The Terre Haute Tribune-Star reported on a 104-year old Pacers fan who had a special surprise birthday gift this year: A signed Pacers jersey from the whole team. According to the story, centenarian Ruby Carter's favorite player is Danny Granger because she "likes his attitude." From all of us at Happy Birthday, Ruby and Go Pacers! ...

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