Author Archives: Scott Agness

VIDEO: Pacers discuss Paul George’s return to Indy

Paul George’s only game in Indianapolis, where he was drafted and spent his first seven NBA seasons, is set for Wednesday night and it will air nationally on ESPN. Reunion games are fun. He’s already gotten their first meeting out of the way, in Oklahoma City on on Oct. 25, a 114-96 Thunder win. George, whose…

How Victor Oladipo handles a big win

The NBA made rest a priority this season, eliminating four games in five nights and cutting back on the number of back-to-back games. Still, sleep sometime can be a challenge for players and staff moving from city to city. To minimize the number of early-morning arrivals, Director of Sports Performance Shawn Windle started having the…

Dwyane Wade discusses his relationship with Glenn Robinson III

When Glenn Robinson III entered the NBA, the 40th overall pick in 2014, he went the unconventional route and signed with Chinese brand Li-Ning. A few years later, after he signed with the Pacers and got the opportunity he had hoped, he started wearing Dwyane Wade’s brand under Li-Ning’s umbrella, Way of Wade. “Over the…

Oladipo named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the second time

Following his best week as a professional basketball player, the NBA named Victor Oladipo the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played December 4-10. Oladipo averaged 30.8 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and 1.8 steals per game in helping the Pacers win all four of their games — over New York, Chicago, Cleveland, and…

Pacers Last Week: Dec. 11 — Joe Young requests fans’ presence, III ditches boot, Oladipo explains his celebration

A lot happens each week with the Pacers and it’s not easy to stay on top of it. Introducing a new weekly feature, Pacers Last Week, which should help keep you up-to-date on all things Pacers. The Pacers took care of business at home, winning all four at home last week. Two more left of…

Myles Turner: ‘I’m just very excited about this team’

Much like the gesture after a big shot in a rowdy environment, the message is simple: Shhh. You may have not believed in this Pacers team, which has just six players back from last season, but they believed. So on Friday night, after the Pacers beat the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time this season, no…

Victor Oladipo on his signature celebration – This Is My House

By now, Victor Oladipo has trained Pacers fans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. He’ll hit a big, late-game shot as he already has several times through 26 games, and they help him celebrate. 26 games in, the Pacers improved to 9-4 at home and 15-11 overall by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers, 106-102. They were led by Oladipo,…

Running thoughts: Pacers 106, Cavaliers 102

Here are my running thoughts from the Pacers’ 106-102 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Derrick Rose spoke at shootaround and admitted that he has a bone spur in his left ankle which may require surgery. Tristian Thompson is still experiencing soreness and did not play. Strong start for the…