Post Tagged with: "danny granger"

  • Bird believes Pacers priority is regaining edge on D

    Bird believes Pacers priority is regaining edge on D

    Brunos Blog, Pacers April 14, 2014 at 10:04 am

    While most of us have been obsessing about the anemic offense, Larry Bird has looked at it a little differently. As the Pacers president sees things, his team’s ability to fulfill his lofty postseason expectations begins with a tighter defense. In a one-on-one interview with Dave Furst of WRTV-6 that […]

     
  • Evan Turner will face his former team for the first time tonight in Philadelphia. (Photo: Frank McGrath/Pacers)

    Future can wait; Pacers’ Turner living in moment

    Brunos Blog, Pacers March 14, 2014 at 9:45 am

    As he prepares for a glimpse into his past, Evan Turner prefers not to think of the future. The present is challenge enough. The Pacers face Turner’s former team tonight in Philadelphia. When he was traded from the 76ers on Feb. 20, Turner was enjoying the best statistical season of […]

     
  • Paul George has averaged 25.4 points in seven games since the All-Star break. (Photo: Jessica Hoffman/Pacers)

    No style points for Pacers in this win streak

    Brunos Blog, Pacers March 3, 2014 at 10:58 am

    Watching the Pacers struggle through yet another surprisingly difficult night against a substantially lesser opponent, it’s impossible to shake the thought: What’s going on here? Funny thing is, the players are thinking the same thing. “After a few of these games, before we’ve looked at the film, we’ve said we […]

     
  • Evan Turner scored 13 points with 6 rebounds in 26 minutes off the bench in his debut with the Pacers. (Photo: Frank McGrath/Pacers)

    Turner fits right in with impressive Pacers debut

    Brunos Blog, Pacers February 26, 2014 at 8:24 am

    You had to remind yourself this was Evan Turner’s first game with the Pacers. Yes, it was that smooth. Offensively, things were seamless with Turner on the floor, scoring 13 points in 26 minutes off the bench in a 118-98 victory over the Lakers Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Defensively, […]

     
  • Scouting report: Lakers at Pacers

    Scouting report: Lakers at Pacers

    Pacers February 25, 2014 at 10:23 am

    The Sports Network The Indiana Pacers are expected to unveil their newest acquisition Tuesday night when they host the Los Angeles Lakers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Evan Turner, who was acquired with Lavoy Allen from the Philadelphia 76ers on trade deadline day Thursday for Danny Granger, is expected to make […]

     
  • Moves tough on Pacers, but winning ain’t easy

    Moves tough on Pacers, but winning ain’t easy

    Brunos Blog, Pacers February 24, 2014 at 9:57 am

    When Larry Bird was a young Celtic, he got some tough news from Red Auerbach. “Red called me and traded my best friend on the team,” Bird said. “And of course I was upset about it until I found out who he traded him for. … When I found out […]

     
  • Analysts have mixed opinions on Pacers trade

    Analysts have mixed opinions on Pacers trade

    NBA, Pacers February 21, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    Here’s a sampling of what NBA analysts from around the country think about the Pacers’ acquisition of Evan Turner (and Lavoy Allen) for Danny Granger: “I never want to tinker with chemistry, especially with a young team like the Pacers, so that’s why I’m somewhat on the fence with this […]

     
  • Collins: Turner, Bynum should thrive with Pacers

    Collins: Turner, Bynum should thrive with Pacers

    Brunos Blog, Pacers February 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm

                        ALSO: ANALYSTS SPLIT ON PACERS-SIXERS TRADE The Sixers gambled on Evan Turner and Andrew Bynum to be franchise cornerstones, and lost. Now, the Pacers are gambling on Turner and Bynum to be role-players. There are few people more familiar with […]

     
  • Evan Turner (R) represents a substantial upgrade in productivity over Danny Granger (Photos: Icon SMI)

    Turner bolsters Pacers’ bench — for now

    Brunos Blog, Pacers February 20, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    With each move Larry Bird has made since the end of last season, the underlying message has been clear: It’s about now, this season, this Indiana team’s chance to win a championship. The future will just have to wait. And so it is again, with the trade sending Danny Granger […]

     
  • Scouting report: Hawks at Pacers

    Scouting report: Hawks at Pacers

    Pacers February 18, 2014 at 10:37 am

    The Sports Network The Indiana Pacers begin the post All-Star break march to the best record in basketball Tuesday night when they host the Atlanta Hawks. The Pacers begin the unofficial second half with a 40-12 mark, which puts them percentage points behind the Oklahoma City Thunder for the best […]