Tag Archives: Paul George

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 10 dream Indiana sports stories that might come true in 2016-2017
June 21, 2016

June is the time for Indiana sports fans to dream, and today we dream big. The Colts were one win away from a Super Bowl just 17 months ago, Indiana has won the Big Ten twice in the last four years, and the Pacers are coming off a nice bounce back season where they played […]

Top 10 reasons for Indiana Pacers fans to look forward to pick 20 in 20 days
June 3, 2016

In 20 days, Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird will have another opportunity to look like a genius or a lunkhead. The Pacers, based upon years of scouting, private workouts, and intense interviews will cast their lot with a young man who will either prove them astute or silly with his talent and behavior. Stretch four and […]

Top 10 reasons to hang on to Frank Vogel as Indiana Pacers coach
May 2, 2016

Last night, the Indiana Pacers season came to an end, and with it the curtain may be ready to fall on the longest coaching stint in franchise history. Frank Vogel has been the coach of the Indiana Pacers more than 100 games longer than anyone in the team’s NBA history, and he has the second best […]

Top 10 thoughts on the worst Indiana Pacers loss in their playoff history
April 27, 2016

What a miserable game.  The Pacers appeared unready and incapable to claim a stranglehold in their opening round matchup against the Toronto Raptors. As the fourth quarter began, the Pacers held a commanding 13-point lead, and Paul George was showing himself to be the best player in the series. An incredible 9:30 elapsed in that […]

Top 10 reasons the next year could be very special for central Indiana sports fans
April 8, 2016

These are interesting times for Indiana sports fans.  Mediocrity is everywhere, but all that may be about to change. Professional teams boast potentially transcendent talent that are capable of championship level play, and the college football and basketball teams are arching toward meaningful improvement. I’m normally a cynical critic of management and mediocrity, but there […]

Top 10 reasons to be optimistic about the Indiana Pacers playoff hopes
April 1, 2016

Hoping is more fun than giving up, so Indiana Pacers fans continue to believe in a team that seemingly has lost all hope in itself. Last night’s 20-point loss to the Orlando Magic was a low point for a team that somehow remains one-game in front of the Chicago Bulls for the eighth and last playoff […]