2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
34-38, 2nd in Central
What does hiring Rick Carlisle mean for Pacers? (1:12)
3h
How Stephen A. feels about Rick Carlisle going to the Pacers (2:00)
4h
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4hTim MacMahon

Carlisle to Pacers, backs Kidd for Mavericks job

The Indiana Pacers are hiring Rick Carlisle as their new head coach, he told ESPN's Tim MacMahon. Carlisle resigned as the Mavericks' coach last week after 13 seasons with that franchise and is endorsing Jason Kidd to replace him as coach.

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The Pacers are hiring Rick Carlisle as head coach, sources tell ESPN's Tim MacMahon. He will sign a 4-year, $29 million contract.

Warriors, Magic each walk away with two NBA draft lottery picks (2:26)
2d
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7dBrianna Williams

Sierra Canyon's sideline continues to attract superstars

For Thursday night's regional semifinal against the Etiwanda Eagles, multiplatinum rapper Drake made his second appearance and brought award-winning actor Michael B. Jordan along with him.

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10dTim Bontemps

Gobert, Simmons, Green highlight NBA All-D team

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green were among the 10 players named to the NBA's All-Defensive teams Monday night.

Bjorkgren out as Pacers head coach (0:34)
15d
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15dAdrian Wojnarowski

Bjorkgren fired as Pacers coach after one season

Nate Bjorkgren is out as Pacers coach after one season with the team. Head-coaching experience is expected to be a premium element of the Pacers' upcoming search, sources told ESPN.

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

Nate Bjorkgren is out as Indiana's coach, sources tell ESPN. Bjorkgren was informed today of decision to dismiss him. He met with management on Tuesday. Pacers are expected to pursue a more experienced, established head coach in this process. Bjorkgren lost locker room and much of organization in his one year as coach.

Westbrook, Beal lift Wizards to dominant win and into playoffs (2:40)
35d
34d

Beal, Westbrook lead Wiz past Pacers 142-115 for East 8 seed

— Russell Westbrook and Bradley Beal did what they do — a near triple-double for one, 25 points in just 29 minutes for the other — and the Washington Wizards reached the NBA playoffs as the Eastern Conference’s No. 8 seed by overwhelming the Indiana...

McConnell spins off defender, finds Sabonis for and-1 (0:18)
35d
37d

Sportcenter All Night TOP 5 PLAYS: Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

5 13412- David Bote CHC 2 RUN HR Cubs Radio Network 4 13267 – TJ McConnell bucket at the buzzer (108-78 IND 3Q) 3 13419 – Jayson Tatum jumper/48 pts (106-88 BOS 4Q) 2 13396 – Jeff Carter PIT Goal Penguins Hockey Network 1 13477 – Jorge Polanco MIN Walk-Off RBI Single Treasure Island BN

Kelan Martin's roaring throwdown puts exclamation point on Pacers' win (0:18)
37d
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37dAndrew Lopez

Pacers keep foot on gas, rout Hornets to move on

The Pacers kept up the intensity for 48 minutes and blew out the Hornets 144-117 on Tuesday night to advance to the next stage of the play-in tournament.

Brissett hyped after draining back-to-back buckets (0:26)
37d
Kelan Martin glides by LaMelo Ball for layup (0:20)
37d

Team Stats

Points Per Game115.36th
Rebounds Per Game42.726th
Assists Per Game27.42nd
Points Allowed113.222nd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2019-204528.616
2018-194834.585
2017-184834.585
2016-174240.512