Post Tagged with: "david west"

  • 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 flirted with a triple-double in Milwaukee, helping to set up a showdown in Miami Friday. (Photo: Jessica Hoffman/Pacers)

    Reserves give Vogel, Pacers much more than a win

    Brunos Blog, Pacers April 10, 2014 at 10:03 am

    Whether this move was the last straw for an overloaded team or the first step in the road to recovery, no one knows. Not yet, anyway. But for one night, Frank Vogel’s decision to turn the starters into spectators couldn’t have worked out better for the Pacers. The Replacements produced […]

     
  • Frank Vogel will rest the Pacers' starters for the final four regular-season games. (Photo: Icon SMI)

    Vogel putting job on line by resting Pacers starters

    Brunos Blog, Pacers April 9, 2014 at 10:01 am

    Frank Vogel is rolling the dice, and the stakes are high. If this gambit pays off with a recharged team making another deep playoff run, the season will be saved. If it does not, his next exit interview with Larry Bird may very well be his last. By pulling the […]

     
  • David West, Paul George and the Pacers may dial it back the final week of the regular season, rather than making a last-ditch effort at passing LeBron James and the Heat. (Photo: Icon SMI)

    Pacers settling for consolation prize of No. 2 seed?

    Brunos Blog, Pacers April 8, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Though they trail the Heat by just one game in the season-long quest to secure the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoff bracket, with a potential showdown game looming Friday in Miami, the Pacers seem resigned to their current fate. “I don’t think we’ve played well enough to earn […]

     
  • Roy Hibbert, pictured against the Hawks in Atlanta earlier this season, was benched for the second half Sunday. (Photo: Icon SMI)

    Hibbert drama just latest for floundering Pacers

    Brunos Blog, Pacers April 7, 2014 at 8:19 am

    Whatever word, four-letter or otherwise, that best describes what happened Sunday night, you can rest assured this one does not: Fatigue. Try as they might to pass that off as an explanation for the putrid stench that wafted across the floor of Bankers Life Fieldhouse in a 107-88 loss to […]

     
  • Frank Vogel believes these dark times, too, shall pass for Pacers. (Photo: Icon SMI)

    Vogel believes Pacers’ dark times, again, shall pass

    Brunos Blog, Pacers April 4, 2014 at 10:53 am

    Once a year, without fail, there comes a time when I think Frank Vogel has become unhinged. It is that time when what I see on the court and hear in the locker room simply does not align with the message being sent by the Pacers head coach. Being a […]

     
  • Lance Stephenson had 11 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists against Detroit. (Photo: Jessica Hoffman/Pacers)

    George, Pacers take step in right direction

    Brunos Blog, Pacers April 3, 2014 at 9:33 am

    As the bad shot made good, Frank Vogel turned to the scorer’s table, smiled and flashed a thumbs-up for the inadvertent complicity. The Pacers desperately needed a night like this, where even a miscue could produce a reward. Late in a surprisingly close and combative game, the Pacers were clinging […]

     
  • Scouting report: Pistons at Pacers

    Scouting report: Pistons at Pacers

    Pacers April 2, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Detroit (27-47) at Indiana (52-23) Wednesday, April 02, 2014 7:00 PM ET Bankers Life Fieldhouse Offense vs. Defense   Overall Overall DET IND IND DET   DET Off IND Def IND Off DET Def Off Away Def Home Off Home Def Away Scoring Total Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 + OT […]

     
  • Paul George and the Pacers have lost their balance heading down the stretch. (Photo: Jessica Hoffman/Pacers)

    Pacers’ opportunity lost, frustration unrestrained

    Brunos Blog, Pacers April 1, 2014 at 9:37 am

    Two moments, one early, one late, defined the game, the moment and perhaps the season. Late in the first quarter, Roy Hibbert started to get it going, scoring twice in a row, including a bucket that drew Tim Duncan’s second foul. After a timeout to consider the options, Spurs coach […]

     
  • Spurs take Pacers down a notch in East

    Spurs take Pacers down a notch in East

    Pacers March 31, 2014 at 11:03 pm

    The Sports Network The NBA’s conference leaders couldn’t be headed more in opposite directions. Tony Parker scored 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs won a franchise-record 18th straight game following a 103-77 rout over the reeling Indiana Pacers on Monday night. The Spurs, who won 17 in a row […]