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Damien Wilkins proud of his time and impact with the Pacers

Damien Wilkins knew his fate by 2:00 pm on Saturday, five hours before the Pacers faced the Chicago Bulls at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. What he didn’t know was that he would start in his final game with the team. Bojan Bogdanovic was a late scratch due to a sprained left ankle and head coach Nate…

Turner clears mind, refocuses alone in gym for hours after Sunday’s loss

Myles Turner responded to Sunday’s performance the way many basketball players would — by staying in the gym. As the media entered the locker room, about 10 minutes following their 107-90 home loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Turner had changed out of his game uniform. With a basketball under his arm, he made his way…

Pacers end 2017 with a dud

The Pacers didn’t score a point until the 5:15 mark of the first quarter, on a hook shot from backup center Domantas Sabonis. By that point, the starters had missed all twelve shots attempted and turned it over four times, coach Nate McMillan had used two timeouts and inserted seldom-used veterans Damien Wilkins and Al…

VIDEO: Damien Wilkins discusses the mysterious gender reveal his fiancé pulled off and how it went viral

CHICAGO, Ill. — Damien Wilkins found out the gender of his baby on the way with fiancé, Jasmine, while at work. In the middle of his job, in fact. During the timeout between the first and second quarters of the Pacers’ recent home game against the Dallas Mavericks, Jasmine obviously surprised Damien by learning the…

Alex Poythress discusses his new contract with Pacers – ‘It’s a dream come true’

CHICAGO, Ill. — Alex Poythress received just the Christmas gift he was wanting: a guaranteed contract. The 24-year-old who began the season on a two-way contract with the Pacers knew that it was a possibility as his 45-day window was running out. But he didn’t get caught up in all of that. So when he…

Pacers look forward to fresh start after winless week

CHICAGO, Ill. — The Pacers were outscored 33 points from behind the arc. They yielded a franchise-tying 18 3-pointers from the Chicago Bulls. Lottery pick Lauri Markkanen poured in a season-high 32 points and seven rebounds, and Nikola Mirotic sank eight 3s — one more than the Pacers made — and finished with 28 points. All…

Sore right knee sidelines Oladipo for the second straight game

CHICAGO, Ill. — Victor Oladipo won’t play Friday night as the Pacers face the Chicago Bulls for the third time this season. Oladipo did not play in the team’s home loss Wednesday to Dallas, 98-94, due to a sore right knee. He has pain and swelling, and is doubtful to be back in uniform on…

Pacers convert Alex Poythress’ contract into guaranteed deal

Patience and performance paid off for Alex Poythress. With his two-way deal about to expire — players can spend up to 45 days with the NBA franchise — the forward had his contract converted into a guaranteed contract by the Pacers on Thursday. He signed a two-year deal, a league source told VigilantSports.com. Hours before…