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2017 Schedule
45-37, 2nd in Central
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Will 'homecoming' spark veteran Teague?

Jeff Teague was traded to his hometown of Indianapolis following seven seasons in Atlanta. Kevin Pelton questions whether the 28-year-old can buck the usual decline for players of Teague's age. Ranking 2017 NBA free agents (Insider)

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Will Pacers take step back next season?

There are plenty of new faces in Indianapolis, with Nate McMillan moving up to the head coach's seat. Kevin Pelton writes that ESPN's real plus-minus shows the Pacers slipping below .500 but still qualifying for the playoffs. Projected W-L records for 2016-17 (Insider)

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With 21st pick in draft, Pacers would ...

Chad Ford tabs Syracuse sophomore Tyler Lydon. Ford notes the 6-foot-8 forward combines excellent inside defense with a dangerous shot. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

On this date: Happy birthday, Reggie Miller! (0:50)
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Quiet Rio finish for Paul George

George had games of 20, 17 and 15 points for Team USA before this weekend's medal-round games. He scored six in Friday's semifinal win over Spain and nine in Sunday's gold-medal rout of Serbia. Team USA saves best for last

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Coach K brought W's back to Team USA

A win for Team USA in Sunday's Rio gold-medal game vs. Serbia would be a record 76th straight for the national team. All of them under Mike Krzyzewski, which is no coincidence to Marc Stein. Pride restored to Team USA


How will Paul George close his Rio run?

George was limited to six points on 3-of-8 shooting during Team USA's semifinal win over Spain on Friday. He takes averages of 11.6 points and 4.9 rebounds into Sunday's gold-medal game vs. Serbia.

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What will Turner do for an encore?

Myles Turner finished eighth in voting for the rookie of the year in 2015-16. Chad Ford rates the 6-foot-11 center from the University of Texas above that in his assessment of second-year NBA players. Top sophs for 2016-17 (Insider)


Team USA, Spain are familiar Oly foes

Team USA and Spain will match up in Friday's Rio men's basketball semifinals along with Australia and Serbia. This will mark the fourth consecutive Summer Games in which the Americans and Spaniards have met on the court.

Defense the focus as USA prepares for Argentina (0:51)

The point is Team USA lags in differential

The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team heads into Wednesday's quarterfinal vs. Argentina with a scoring difference that, among America's last nine teams, is better than only the 2004 squad that shockingly lost in the semifinals.


Too close for Team USA comfort?

Team USA's last three games in Group A play didn't resemble the team's first two games. We'll see if that trend continues for Paul George & Co. in Wednesday's quarterfinal against Argentina.

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Will Team USA come alive against France?

The United States men's basketball team cruised in its first two games of the 2016 Olympics. But the Americans struggled to pull away against Australia and Serbia.

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Pacers sign EX-UK star Poythress

The Indiana Pacers have signed free-agent power forward Alex Poythress to a partially guaranteed contract. Poythress played at Kentucky, averaging 10.2 points per game last season. The Vertical

Team USA putting in work (1:09)
Myles Turner has ultimate surprise for grandmother, aunt (0:30)

Paul George hopes to be there for injured French gymnast

Paul George talks about his feeling toward French gymnast Samir Ait Said's freak injury and the support George hopes to lend him.

Paul George wants to inspire injured gymnast (0:42)

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.217th
Rebounds Per Game44.212th
Assists Per Game21.222nd
Points Allowed100.58th

Team History


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