INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard sent a clear message at the trade deadline.
It's time for a shakeup.
After posting a second straight losing record at home, missing the playoffs for the first time in seven years and recording their fewest wins in a season since 1984-85, the Pacers are embarking on their biggest offseason overhaul in years.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Joel Embiid had 44 points and 17 rebounds, James Harden recorded his second triple-double with Philadelphia and the 76ers locked up a playoff spot with a 112-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Darius Garland had 24 points and 13 assists to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-101 win over the New York Knicks on Saturday.
Garland led seven Cavaliers in double figures as Cleveland snapped a two-game losing streak.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns wasn't shooting for a trophy or title. This time, his clutch 3-pointer saved the Timberwolves.
On the same floor where he recently won the NBA's 3-point Contest during All-Star Weekend, Towns drained a 27-footer with 11.8 seconds left as the Timberwolves survived Cleveland's comeback for a 127-122 win over the Cavaliers on Monday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Guard Rajon Rondo will miss at least two weeks with a sprained toe, the latest injury to hit the Cavaliers’ backcourt.
Rondo sprained his right big toe in the fourth quarter of Cleveland’s loss at Detroit on Thursday night.
DETROIT (AP) — Cade Cunningham hit four free throws in the final 46 seconds to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 106-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night in the teams' return from the All-Star break.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers are coming back from the All-Star break at less than full strength.
All-Star guard Darius Garland will miss Cleveland's game Thursday night at Detroit with a back issue that has slowed him for weeks while newly acquired guard Caris LeVert is sidelined with a sprained right foot.
Washington Wizards (26-30, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (19-40, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pacers -1.5
Minnesota Timberwolves (29-27, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (19-38, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana enters the matchup against Minnesota as losers of five straight games.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers fans welcomed back Caris LeVert with a loud ovation during pregame introductions. His newly former team even honored him with a highlight reel during the first timeout of the game.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers will be playing without All-Star guard Darius Garland on Friday night at Indiana.
Coach J.B. Bickerstaff confirmed the decision about 90 minutes before tipoff.
Cleveland Cavaliers (34-21, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (19-37, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana aims to end its four-game slide when the Pacers play Cleveland.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 36 points, Nikola Vucevic added 18 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists, and the Chicago Bulls handed the Charlotte Hornets their sixth consecutive loss, 121-109 on Wednesday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland didn't show any rust. He shined just like an All-Star.
Garland scored 27 points in his return from a back injury and Caris LeVert added 11 in his debut for Cleveland, leading the Cavaliers to a 105-92 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night in their last home game before hosting the All-Star Game.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Just minutes into his first practice since joining the Cavaliers, Caris LeVert reconnected with one of his former Brooklyn teammates.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Caris LeVert exited the bus with his Indiana teammates and walked into Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse a visitor.
He can make himself at home.
On Sunday, the Cavaliers went from surprising contenders to serious ones.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cedi Osman scored 22 points and Kevin Love had 19 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from 20 down to beat Indiana 98-85 on Sunday night, shortly after agreeing to acquire shooting guard Caris LeVert from the Pacers.
Indiana Pacers (19-35, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (32-21, third in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana visits the Cleveland Cavaliers after Caris LeVert scored 42 points in the Pacers' 122-115 loss to the Chicago Bulls.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nikola Vucevic scored a season-high 36 points and had 17 rebounds, DeMar DeRozan added 31 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
Vucevic went 16 of 21 from the field and had four assists and three blocks to help Eastern Conference-leading Chicago win for the four time in six games.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gary Harris scored 22 points and Wendell Carter Jr. had 19 points and 18 rebounds to rally the Orlando Magic past the Indiana Pacers 119-118 on Wednesday night.
Harris scored 10 points in the fourth quarter, including two key 3-pointers.
Los Angeles Clippers (26-26, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (18-33, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pacers -1.5; over/under is 217.5
Indiana Pacers (18-32, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (28-21, fifth in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mavericks -9.5
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caris LeVert scored a franchise-record 22 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Malcolm Brogdon added 19 and the Indiana Pacers increased the pressure on Lakers coach Frank Vogel with a 111-104 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicolas Batum scored all of his season-high 32 points in the second half, Reggie Jackson added 26 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Indiana Pacers 139-133 on Monday in a matchup of sub-.500 teams.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Devin Booker scored 35 points, Deandre Ayton had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns beat the Indiana Pacers 112-94 on Friday night.
Chris Paul added 12 points and nine assists for Phoenix, and Cam Payne had 11 points and five assists.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum packed a punch Wednesday night. Dennis Schroder added his own touch.
Brown scored 34 points, Tatum added 33 and Schroder finished with 23 as the Boston Celtics rolled past the Indiana Pacers 119-100.
Indiana Pacers (14-25, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (18-21, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
Boston; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana visits the Boston Celtics after Domantas Sabonis scored 42 points in the Pacers' 125-113 win over the Utah Jazz.
Utah Jazz (28-10, third in the Western Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (14-25, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana looks to stop its three-game home losing streak with a victory over Utah.
Indiana Pacers (14-21, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (20-15, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana heads into the matchup with Cleveland after losing three games in a row.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — DeMar DeRozan made a 28-foot 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Chicago Bulls a 108-106 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday.
DeRozan led the Bulls with 28 points, hitting 8 of 24 shots and 11 of 12 free throws.
Chicago Bulls (22-10, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (14-21, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Friday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago is looking to prolong its five-game win streak with a victory over Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Terry Rozier scored a season-high 35 points, LaMelo Ball added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Indiana Pacers 116-108 on Wednesday night.
Ball also had nine assists, falling just short of his third triple-double this season and the fourth of his career.
Charlotte Hornets (18-17, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (14-20, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Malcolm Brogdon and the Indiana Pacers host Miles Bridges and the Charlotte Hornets in Eastern Conference action.
CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 32 points in his return from the NBA's health and safety protocols, DeMar DeRozan added 24 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Indiana Pacers 113-105 on Sunday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner had 32 points and 10 rebounds, Caris LeVert had 24 points and 11 assists, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Houston Rockets 118-106 Thursday night.
Turner made 14 of 18 shots as the Pacers hit 52.8% from the field.
MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro had 26 points in his return from a three-game absence with a bruised thigh, Duncan Robinson also scored 26 to match a season high and the Miami Heat rolled past the Indiana Pacers 125-96 on Tuesday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 26 points in his return from a three-game absence with a bruised thigh, Duncan Robinson tied a season-high with 26 points and the Miami Heat rolled past the Indiana Pacers 125-96 on Tuesday night.
Indiana Pacers (13-18, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (18-13, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tyler Herro and the Miami Heat host Malcolm Brogdon and the Indiana Pacers in Eastern Conference play.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 20 of his season-high 31 points in the first half and the Indiana Pacers sent the Detroit Pistons to their 13th straight loss, 122-113 on Thursday night.
“The past couple weeks I’ve turned the corner with my body,” said LeVert, who missed the first several games with a stress fracture.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Playing without stars Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton, the Milwaukee Bucks leaned on Jrue Holiday and had a 21-0 fourth-quarter run to beat the Indiana Pacers 114-99 on Wednesday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana assistant coach Lloyd Pierce walked into Friday night's game uncertain how the Pacers would respond to coach Rick Carlisle's absence.
They stuck to the game plan, with Caris LeVert scoring 26 points and Domantas Sabonis adding 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Pacers 106-93 over the Dallas Mavericks.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time All-Star Domantas Sabonis was ready to do whatever it took to snap a four-game losing streak.
Especially against the team that eliminated the Indiana Pacers from the play-in round in May.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 23 points and 18 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 114-97 on Friday night.
Caris LeVert scored 19 points for the Pacers, who had seven double-digit scorers.
DETROIT (AP) — Jeremi Grant scored 19 points, Cory Joseph added 18 and the Detroit Pistons rallied to beat the Indiana Pacers 97-89 on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks were clearly not going to shoot their way out of their slump.
With most of their starters struggling, it was going to have to be done with defense — just the way they like it.
Indiana Pacers (4-8, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (8-3, second in the Western Conference)
Salt Lake City; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Jazz -9.5
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 22 points and the Indiana Pacers held on after blowing a 15-point lead, beating the Sacramento Kings 94-91 on Sunday night.
Domontas Sabonis had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help Indiana to its first win in Sacramento since 2018.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner scored 25 points, hitting a career-high 7 of 10 3-pointers, and had 13 rebounds in the Indiana Pacers’ 111-98 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
Turner scored the first eight points of the game — and the Pacers never trailed.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As much as Scottie Barnes has made a strong first impression in the NBA, Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse suggests the rookie could take more shots.
The No. 4 overall pick in July's draft made nine of 17 shots to finish with a team-high 21 points in the Raptors' 97-94 road win over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.