Roy Hibbert had 26 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out, Paul George added 23 points and 10 assists, and the Indiana Pacers barely completed a sweep of their four-game road trip with a 109-106 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night in a battle of division leaders.
Kobe Bryant lasted just one quarter on a severely sprained left ankle, but Dwight Howard completed a go-ahead, three-point play with 90 seconds left Friday night to help the Los Angeles Lakers hold off the Indiana Pacers, 99-93.
If the Indiana Pacers learned anything from their 108-97 win over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, it’s exactly how close they are as a team.
George Hill’s high-arching shot over Dwight Howard went in with 0.1 seconds left, and the Indiana Pacers withstood Kobe Bryant’s 40-point performance and the Lakers’ last-minute rally for a 79-77 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will be a game-time decision due to the flu-like symptoms.
Jordan Adams scored 21 points in his college debut and No. 13 UCLA defeated Indiana State 86-59 in its season opener on Friday night shortly after finding out star recruit Shabazz Muhammad was ruled ineligible by the NCAA.
The first round of the NBA Playoffs has come to a close for the Eastern Conference, and the teams vying to make it into the conference finals are ready for battle. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference semifinal matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.
Danny Granger scored 25 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-89 on Tuesday night.
Turns out Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant wasn’t the only one who was a little bit worked up over his team’s coaching search, which eventually ended with Mike Brown taking the reins from a retiring Phil Jackson. Back in May, you might remember, Bryant expressed surprise that Brown had been named head coach and Lakers VP Jim Buss ended up admitting that Bryant should have been more included in the process.
With the 15th overall pick in the NBA draft, the Indiana Pacers selected Kawhi Leonard out of San Diego State and reportedly are going to trade him to the San Antonio Spurts for George Hill.
Brian Shaw was supposed to be first in line to succeed Phil Jackson as head coach of the Lakers. That didn’t happen, as Mike Brown was handed the job. The question then was, what’s to become of Shaw, who is considered a rising coaching star?
Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird says he’s interested in contacting Mike Brown and Rick Adelman about filling the head coaching spot.
Indiana Pacers owner Herb Simon says team president Larry Bird’s job is safe through the rest of the season, and he could be back next year.
Blake Griffin had a career-high 47 points and 14 rebounds for his 27th consecutive double-double, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat the Indiana Pacers 114-107 on Monday.
It was Griffin’s 33rd double-double of his rookie season, and his 19 field goals made were a career best.
Kobe Bryant scored 25 of his 31 points in the second half to help the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers 109-94 on Wednesday night.