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Pacers Rookies Rock Hello Kitty

Rookie hazing is rite of passage. Damjan Rudez and Shayne Whittington, the Pacers' two first-year players, already were subjected to public embarrassment when they were forced to perform at the team's annual FanJam event in October. Both players embraced the moment, with Whittington gyrating his way through "Latch" and Rudez performing a show-stopping rendition of "Fancy". With the team on a two-game road t ...

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Hill turns off Twitter, turns on game

As an eager rookie, looking to make a name for himself and build a brand, he was @KingxSolo. A clever and bold reference to the biblical character, King Solomon. After one season of NBA humble pie, he switched to @SoloHill. Simple and straightforward. And now, just a few weeks into what's shaping up as a potential breakout season for him, he's made himself invisible. Go ahead and tweet Solomon Hill if you m ...

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Reaction to Mark Boyle’s Deeply Personal Piece

Pacers radio broadcaster Mark Boyle penned a deeply personal story about his brother's terminal cancer diagnosis. Since the story was published, Boyle and his family have received an outpouring of support on social media. Below is a collection of some of the tweets Boyle has received: Honest stuff here. RT @Mark_J_Boyle I really struggled with whether or not to post something so personal: http://t.co/Pnk5lb ...

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My favorite Pacers Player? Here’s One of Them

I've covered the Pacers off and on for a few decades now, so people often ask me if I have a favorite player. I don't. I've yet to meet a player I really disliked, just some that I liked more than others. And the guys most fans don't remember are often the most likable. One of my favorites is a guy who played in just 32 games for the Pacers. A guy who rarely played significant minutes other than garbage tim ...

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Throwback: First Game at The Fieldhouse (11/6)

Fifteen years ago today, the Pacers hosted the Boston Celtics for the first event at the building then known as Conseco Fieldhouse in front of a crowd of 18,345. Game attendees had the choice to sit in one of 69 luxury suites or in the 2,400 club seating capacity in addition to the regular seating. Contractors for the Fieldhouse wanted the structure to resemble classic basketball fieldhouses from the past.  ...

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Happy Birthday, Ian! (11/5)

Happy 28th Birthday, Ian Mahinmi! Mahinmi played professional basketball in France from 2003-2007. He then played for the San Antonio Spurs for two seasons, before being traded to Indiana in exchange for Darren Collison and Dahntay Jones in 2012. Mahinmi finished with a career high 7.3 points and 4.5 rebounds in 2012. He's entering his third season with the Pacers. Photos: Ian Mahinmi Gallery » Check ...

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What They’re Saying: October 31st, 2014

The Indiana Pacers won their season-opener 103-91 Wednesday night at home against the Philadelphia 76ers. Here's what people are saying around the web on the victory, and on their matchup against Memphis on Friday night. IndyStar's Gregg Doyel: "As constructed on this night, the Indiana Pacers and Philadelphia 76ers are as toothless as anybody in the NBA -- a pair of immature teams with too many injuries an ...

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