Larry Bird suggests the Pacers are moving on from Frank Vogel… but we’ll see

If the Indiana Pacers were a relationship conversation, it’d be the ole lukewarm, “I don’t really like you that much anymore, but I haven’t yet figured out quite how to tell you.” I have no knowledge of Larry Bird and Frank Vogel’s texting habits, but on the outside, it feels like Frank is in the zone […]

A lot of us were really wrong about Myles Turner. He’s really good.

I was one of them, I’ll admit. You probably were, too. If you weren’t, congrats, but understand that you are rare. When the Indiana Pacers selected Myles Turner in the 2015 NBA Draft, if you were like most of us, you scoffed. If you were a Pacers fan, you face-palmed. If you were me, you […]

Pacers show mettle in a close game. Can it last?

The fist pump from Myles Turner as the clock ran to triple-zeros said it all. Finally, in a close game, the Indiana Pacers decided it was in their best interest to close it out, against the team with the third-best record in the league, no less: 101-98 over the Oklahoma City Thunder. It’s important not […]

Paul George is back. Beware, y’all.

The Indiana Pacers started 0-3 and even though this isn’t the NFL where 0-3 means you pack your bags and start guarding against injury … it’s not a good look. The first four games of the season, Paul George didn’t hit 20 points. Monta Ellis looked like the guy who wears uncomfortable clothes just because […]

Myles Turner Does Not Look Horrible

When Myles Turner was coming out of high school, many had him projected to be an excellent college player that would eventually turn into a very high NBA draft pick. A five-star recruit by every reputable scouting service in the land, Turner decided to take his talents to play under Rick Barnes at Texas. Then […]

The NBA’s most important players: Central Division

Our survey of the league’s most important non-superstar players continues with the Central division, the one division in the Eastern Conference which has a good chance of producing four playoff teams. * CHICAGO BULLS: NIKOLA MIROTIC The Bulls need a knockdown shooter, and since Mirotic is not gun-shy about launching threes, a big season and […]

What the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery Meant for Each Team

Here is a look at how the lottery played out in the 2015 NBA Draft team by team. 1. Minnesota Timberwolves: Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns What does it mean? The T’Wolves have one of the more interesting young cores in the NBA. Towns brings some necessary spacing from one of the big positions because of […]