| Jan 6, 2013
With the help of several Latin scholars, I've come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column's annual exercise in forecasting the news:
Non coniectare imprudentior esset.
Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent.
Inspiration: "Is it...
| May 7, 2012
| 11:30 AM
INDIANAPOLIS - Even though his Pacers experience his small, his playoff's knowledge is much different.
As a member of the Spurs from 2008 to 2011, George Hill had the chance to be apart of a few "Closeout" games in the Western Conference playoff-as in...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 7:50 PM
CARMEL - Year two came to an end with a bang-a high-pitched one to be exact.
Add in some florecent light and a constantly dance tune filled with base and you have the final gathering of season two of Area 55.
Call it Roy Hibbert's parting gift for the...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Maybe the NBA had the right plan in place after all. In a shortened season the opportunity for some team to catch a break or make one for themselves has been there. For the Indiana Pacers it has been about opportunity. After the dust settled on the...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:33 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - The opportunity was six years in the making but the pace of the closeout game was five games in the making.
Yet again the Pacers led early, only to get another comeback from the Magic. Its the rhythm of what's been a solidly contested...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 6:19 PM
As Derrick Rose lay grimacing in pain on the United Center floor for several excruciating minutes Saturday, the fans in the crowd of 21,943 who weren't hyperventilating shouted encouragement.
"M-V-P! M-V-P!" the chants rang.
The louder the chorus...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Ever since Frank Vogel took over as head coach of the Pacers last season, he has tried to instill a level of confidence that did not often exist under the previous head coach. Vogel has not been shy in spreading the message both inside the locker room and...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:18 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - The atmosphere was facilitated by a win hundreds of miles away.
Indeed Atlanta's victory over Boston on Friday was detrimental to the Pacers hopes of being the Eastern Conference's third-seed in the 2012 NBA Playoffs. After all, the Hawks...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 12:30 PM
A chance passed the last two night for the Pacers to clinch the third seed in the Eastern Conference for the 2012 NBA Playoffs.
Indeed a third time was the charm for the team.
The Atlanta Hawks' loss to the New York Knickson Sunday afternoon has...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:19 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - While the national basketball pundits clamor with the notion that the Heat dropped a game at home to the Pacers, the instigator is trying to keep things calm.
Sure there we're some fist pumps and high-fives on the court following the 78-75...
| May 18, 2012
| 12:51 AM
In a move to get the hometown crowd excited about the Indiana Pacers in their first home game against the Miami Heat in round two, the Pacers followed the motto of most playoff teams these days and draped every chair at Bankers Life Fieldhouse with a free...
| May 21, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Budweiser and the Indiana Pacers have teamed up to provide viewing parties at various locations throughout Central Indiana for Tuesday night’s Game 5 NBA Playoff game between the Pacers and the Miami Heat.
Each rally will begin at 7:30 p.m. (game...