Category Archives: Featured Story

Indiana Pacers need to build for 2021 not 2018 as Paul George will be dealt
June 22, 2017

It’s time. Finally, it’s time. The Indiana Pacers need to look realistically at the landscape of the NBA and understand that winning a championship in the next three seasons is a physical impossibility.  It cannot be done by the Pacers – or any of the NBA teams not the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, […]

Paul George proves himself as tone-deaf as he’s been inaccurate during crunch time.
June 18, 2017

Paul George’s act grew tiresome as he morphed from basketball player into international brand.  It officially outgrew Indianapolis today. Reports of George’s desire to leave the Pacers for the Los Angeles Lakers when he becomes a free agent next summer have been confirmed, and as a result Pacers fans are ready to usher him out the door […]

Top seven reasons coaching Butler basketball is a top 10 job – in my world
June 12, 2017

I would never write (or think) that Chris Holtmann made a mistake leaving Butler University to become the head basketball coach at Ohio State. But it’s a move I would not have made because being paid a staggering amount of money to coach basketball would be enough.  I would not see greater value in being […]

Big cuts at ESPN – those who got fired might be the lucky ones
April 26, 2017

Good people got fired today by ESPN – a company that appeared poised for nothing but sustained growth just a few short years ago. Getting the ax, or being told your role will be significantly reduced, is never pleasant, and we wish nothing but the best for pros like Paul Kuharsky, Eamonn Brennan, Ed Werder, […]

Lance Stephenson lights the fire that burned the @Pacers last night
April 21, 2017

Two rules in life I never break – never invite crazy to the party and never poke the bear. The Indiana Pacers violated the second of those rules last night because they violated the first on March 30th. Pacers president Larry Bird invited crazy to the party when he signed Lance Stephenson to rejoin his […]

Lance Stephenson makes Pacers fun to watch again with predictable passion
April 5, 2017

Sometimes the monotony gets to be too much in the NBA. Eighty-two games with the same steady eddies can make an NBA team appear dull and uninspired.  Through 76 games, the Indiana Pacers were as lifeless as a stagnant pond. And then Lance Stephenson came home. A wake up call was provided to the Indiana […]