Author Archives: Scott Agness

Pacers wearing gold uniforms in every first-round game

Indiana Pacers, Nike, Statement Edition Uniforms, Cleveland Cavaliers, Lance Stephenson

It won’t be difficult for basketball fans to spot the Pacers … they’ll be in their gold uniforms for every game in the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs. Nike, which took over from Adidas as the official uniform and apparel provider in June, 2017, introduced Statement Edition uniforms for all 30 teams in…

VIDEO: Locker mates Oladipo and Turner test how much they know about one another

Victor Oladipo, Myles Turner, Pacers, UNINTERRUPTED

Victor Oladipo has been on the Pacers and playing alongside Myles Turner for seven months, but the chemistry between the duo didn’t even take that long to develop. They’re both starters and key contributors helping the Pacers win 48 games and earn the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference. These two have lockers directly in…

Pacers finish last in tiebreaker, own picks 23 and 50 in 2018 NBA Draft

2018 NBA Draft

Pacers President of Basketball Operations Kevin Pritchard now knows exactly when he’ll be on the clock during the 2018 NBA Draft. As one of four teams to finish the regular season with a 48-34 record, a tiebreaker was held — and they lost. The Pacers hold picks 23 and 50 for the draft, which will…

2018 NBA Playoffs: Pacers-Cavaliers Round 1 Schedule

Pacers, Nate McMillan, NBA Coaches, 2018 NBA Playoffs

For the second consecutive postseason, the Pacers meet the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round. LeBron-led teams have gone 28-2 in Round 1, including 21 consecutive victories. That’s an NBA record. His team has never lost in the first round, nor have they ever lost their first game to begin the postseason. [Pacers wearing gold…

Pacers postseason runs through LeBron-led Cavaliers, again

Lebron James, Lance Stephenson, Born Ready, Cleveland Cavaliers, Pacers

The Pacers are in the NBA Playoffs for the sixth time in seven years, and for the fifth time it will run through The Best Player In The World: LeBron James. LeBron-led teams have knocked the Pacers out all five times. If they want to continue playing into May, they must get past James &…

Pacers’ togetherness and team ego fuels 48-win season

Pacers, Domantas Sabonis

The Pacers aren’t done yet. Victor Oladipo reminded the crowd that before tip-off of their regular season finale Tuesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. “We’re not done yet,” he told the crowd of 17,331. “The playoffs start this weekend so I look forward to seeing all you guys there. Let’s go shock the world.” In…

VIDEO: Edmond Sumner makes NBA debut

Edmond Sumner, Pacers, Rookie

It took 82 games, until the final regular season game of the season for Pacers rookie Edmond Sumner to make his NBA debut. For the 22-year-old who spent most of the season recovering from a torn ACL, it was a sweet reward for everything he’s gone through over the last 14 months. With 2:10 left…

Oladipo: ‘Let’s go shock the world’

Victor Oladipo, Pacers, Bankers Life Fieldhouse

With their playoff spot locked up for the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Victor Oladipo was held out of Tuesday’s regular-season finale, along with Thad Young and Bojan Bogdanovic. Oladipo does have a sore right toe after he stubbed it Sunday in Charlotte. However, Sunday was more about giving him a much-deserved game off and to ensure…