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  • • Pacers reportedly taking measured approach to coronavirus
    The coronavirus updates continue, now with the Pacers. The team hasn’t issued a statement. They have no reason to, yet. Here’s the Indianapolis Star: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart revealed Thursday night that he has tested positive the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The Indiana Pacers’ last regular-season game before the league suspended operations was a March … Continue rea...2020
  • • Celtics coach discusses possibility of playing NBA games with no fans in arena
    Due to the coronavirus outbreak, many sports teams in various countries around the world are playing games, but with no fans in attendance. As a health safety precaution. All sports fans should consider the very real possibility that other leagues are pondering this option as well. As for the NBA? Here’s the Indianapolis Star reporting: … Continue reading "Celtics coach discusses possi...2020
  • • Colts won't tender Marcus Johnson
    An interesting young receiver is about to hit the open market. The Colts won’t tender restricted free agent wideout Marcus Johnson, so he’ll be entering unrestricted free agency later this month, according to Joel A. Erickson of the Indianapolis Star (Twitter link). In a separate tweet, Erickson noted he was surprised by the move. Erickson writes that the Texas product is “expected to get a lot of...2020
  • • Malcolm Brogdon gets MRI as injuries pile up for the Pacers
    When the Pacers play the Bulls on Friday night, they could be without a few notable players, including Malcolm Brogdon. Brogdon is dealing with a left hip injury that limited him to only 11 minutes of game action on Wednesday night against the Bucks. The former Rookie of the Year award winner got an MRI and did not practice on Thursday, according to J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star. In 48 games...2020
  • • Colts owner on Marlon Mack: We’re not pursuing an extension
    Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay debunked a report that his team is currently working on an extension with running back Marlon Mack. In a wide-ranging press conference that included some coy comments about Andrew Luck’s potential return, Irsay addressed the report, which was first shared by Jim Ayello of the Indianapolis Star. “Marlon Mack, we love him, but we love the other two guys,” Irsay sai...2020
  • • Meet the desired Pacers starting lineup
    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Indiana Pacers (@pacers) on Feb 10, 2020 at 6:35am PST It’s always nice when an NBA team’s preferred starting lineup actually gets to start a regular season game. here’s the Indianapolis Star reporting on the Pacers: The transition is complete for the Indiana Pacers’ expected [...]...2020
  • • Colts working on extension for Marlon Mack
    The Colts want to extend Marlon Mack, and he wants to be extended. According to Jim Ayello of the Indianapolis Star, the Colts have started talking about doing a new contract for their workhorse running back. The 23-year-old Mack has certainly earned such consideration, coming off a 1,091-yard season at the same time he enters the [more]...2020
  • • Victor Oladipo downplays shooting struggles
    Pacers star Victor Oladipo downplayed his shooting struggles against the Bulls on Wednesday and Knicks on Saturday, with the 27-year-old still working to regain his rhythm and get back into the swing of things, as relayed by J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star. Oladipo, who missed the past 12 months after suffering a ruptured quad tendon in his right knee, shot 2-of-8 against Chicago and 2-of-14 a...2020
  • • Victor Oladipo will have minutes restriction upon return
    Pacers guard Victor Oladipo remains on track to make his return to the NBA Wednesday night vs. Chicago after missing the past year with a torn quad tendon. However, the team will be cautious with the 27-year-old upon his return. According to Nat Newell and J. Michael of The Indianapolis Star, Oladipo will face a minutes restriction in his season debut and for at least the first few weeks after tha...2020
  • • Myles Turner: JaKarr Sampson 'brings so much more to the game' than stats
    The Pacers have been able to weather a series of injuries because of surprising contributions from players such as JaKarr Sampson, writes J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star. Now with his fifth NBA team, Sampson didn’t create much fanfare when he signed with Indiana in August. He’s averaging just 4.9 points per game, but his other contributions have helped make up for the loss of Thaddeus Young in...2020

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  • • Pacers reportedly taking measured approach to coronavirus
    The coronavirus updates continue, now with the Pacers. The team hasn’t issued a statement. They have no reason to, yet. Here’s the Indianapolis Star: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart revealed Thursday night that he has tested positive the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The Indiana Pacers’ last regular-season game before the league suspended operations was a March … Continue rea...2020
  • • Malcolm Brogdon gets MRI as injuries pile up for the Pacers
    When the Pacers play the Bulls on Friday night, they could be without a few notable players, including Malcolm Brogdon. Brogdon is dealing with a left hip injury that limited him to only 11 minutes of game action on Wednesday night against the Bucks. The former Rookie of the Year award winner got an MRI and did not practice on Thursday, according to J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star. In 48 games...2020
  • • Victor Oladipo will have minutes restriction upon return
    Pacers guard Victor Oladipo remains on track to make his return to the NBA Wednesday night vs. Chicago after missing the past year with a torn quad tendon. However, the team will be cautious with the 27-year-old upon his return. According to Nat Newell and J. Michael of The Indianapolis Star, Oladipo will face a minutes restriction in his season debut and for at least the first few weeks after tha...2020
  • • Myles Turner: JaKarr Sampson 'brings so much more to the game' than stats
    The Pacers have been able to weather a series of injuries because of surprising contributions from players such as JaKarr Sampson, writes J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star. Now with his fifth NBA team, Sampson didn’t create much fanfare when he signed with Indiana in August. He’s averaging just 4.9 points per game, but his other contributions have helped make up for the loss of Thaddeus Young in...2020
  • • Cavs reportedly dealt Jordan Clarkson to make room for Kevin Porter Jr.
    One of the big reasons why the Cavaliers made the Jordan Clarkson trade was to open up minutes for rookie Kevin Porter Jr., according to Chris Fedor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The Cavs were aware that Clarkson would likely leave as an unrestricted free agent over the summer, while Porter is one of Cleveland’s building blocks, Fedor continues. Teammates, coaches and members of the front office ...2019
  • • Andrew Luck taking extra precautions with calf injury
    The Indianapolis Star's Joel A. Erickson explains why Andrew Luck is being extra cautious with calf injury.        ...2019
  • • Andrew Luck taking extra precautions with calf injury
    The Indianapolis Star's Joel A. Erickson explains why Andrew Luck is being extra cautious with calf injury.        ...2019
  • • Newest Knick Wesley Matthews could be perfect fit for Pacers
    The Pacers, fresh off of a season-worst four-game losing streak, lack swagger without star Victor Oladipo, J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star writes. And it’s not just at the end of close games. Michael notes plenty of the Pacers’ struggles could be addressed by the addition of an established shot-maker, the likes of which could realistically be available when the buyer’s market typically ramps u...2019
  • • Colts will be without six key players against Eagles
    Any matchup with the reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles is hard enough, but the Indianapolis Colts will be very short-handed for the tilt.Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star notes four Colts starters and two top backups will be sidelined for the Week 3 clash against Philly. Tight end Jack Doyle ranks third on the team with nine receptions and 80 yards, while Anthony Castonzo is the l...2018
  • • Reich shares Irsay's confidence in Jacoby Brissett
    Colts owner Jim Irsay said earlier this week that he wouldn’t consider trading backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett in exchange for a first-round pick, and it sounds like new head coach Frank Reich agrees, as Mike Wells of ESPN.com writes. “We actually talked right at the beginning of camp, and I just cannot emphasize enough how fortunate we are to have Jacoby,” Reich said. “I think this guy’s one o...2018

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Indianapolis Star trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Colts won't tender Marcus Johnson
    An interesting young receiver is about to hit the open market. The Colts won’t tender restricted free agent wideout Marcus Johnson, so he’ll be entering unrestricted free agency later this month, according to Joel A. Erickson of the Indianapolis Star (Twitter link). In a separate tweet, Erickson noted he was surprised by the move. Erickson writes that the Texas product is “expected to get a lot of...2020
  • • Colts working on extension for Marlon Mack
    The Colts want to extend Marlon Mack, and he wants to be extended. According to Jim Ayello of the Indianapolis Star, the Colts have started talking about doing a new contract for their workhorse running back. The 23-year-old Mack has certainly earned such consideration, coming off a 1,091-yard season at the same time he enters the [more]...2020
  • • Cavs reportedly dealt Jordan Clarkson to make room for Kevin Porter Jr.
    One of the big reasons why the Cavaliers made the Jordan Clarkson trade was to open up minutes for rookie Kevin Porter Jr., according to Chris Fedor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The Cavs were aware that Clarkson would likely leave as an unrestricted free agent over the summer, while Porter is one of Cleveland’s building blocks, Fedor continues. Teammates, coaches and members of the front office ...2019
  • Pacers To Decline Team Option On Edmond Sumner
    • Pacers To Decline Team Option On Edmond Sumner
    The Indiana Pacers do not intend to pick up their 2019-20 team option for Edmond Sumner because they’d rather work on a long-term contract, J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star reports. The 23-year-old guard’s two-way contract was converted into a standard contract last season. As Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports clarifies, after declining the team […] The post Pacers To Decline Team O...2019
  • • Report: Tyreke Evans hasn’t ruled out re-signing with Pacers
    Tyreke Evans will consider re-signing with the Pacers even though this season didn’t meet his expectations, J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star reports. Evans wasn’t thrilled with his role during the regular season after signing a one-year, $12.4 million contract with Indiana in free agency last summer. The combo guard averaged 10.2 PPG in 20.3 MPG in 68 games while taking an average of 9.6 shots,...2019
  • • Frank Reich: I begged the Colts to sign Devin Funchess
    The Colts made it very clear they were looking for a number two receiver this offseason. Ever since the season ended with a loss to the Chiefs in the second round of the playoffs, the front office and coaching staff had emphasized the need for a consistent second option behind T.Y. Hilton. The Colts mostly rotated lesser-known role players such as Ryan Grant and Chester Rogers as their number two ...2019
  • • Newest Knick Wesley Matthews could be perfect fit for Pacers
    The Pacers, fresh off of a season-worst four-game losing streak, lack swagger without star Victor Oladipo, J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star writes. And it’s not just at the end of close games. Michael notes plenty of the Pacers’ struggles could be addressed by the addition of an established shot-maker, the likes of which could realistically be available when the buyer’s market typically ramps u...2019
  • • Colts GM weighs in on possible Jacoby Brissett trade
    The Colts have a potential trade chip in backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett. However, they also value him highly and aren’t inclined to trade him for cheap. “I think he’s a starter in the league,” GM Chris Ballard said (via Joel A. Erickson of the Indianapolis Star). “It would take somebody doing something that would blow me away, and it has to be the right thing for the kid, too. I’m not just sen...2019
  • • Victor Oladipo comes to Myles Turner's defense on struggles
    Pacers center Myles Turner has struggled since signing his contract extension with the team, averaging 11.3 points and 4.8 rebounds in 12 starts this season. He faced criticism after Wednesday’s game against Joel Embiid and the 76ers, only to have a teammate immediately jump to his defense. “I think he shouldn’t concern himself with what people are saying or thinking,” Victor Oladipo said of Turne...2018
  • • Ownership supportive of Chris Ballard's rebuilding of Colts
    Chris Ballard‘s operational style through two offseasons has the Colts in rebuilding mode. They possess the second-most cap space ($51M) and are projected to hold an NFL-high $126M in 2019. However, the Colts are 1-5 and may be set for their worst two-year stretch since the Jim Harbaugh-to-Peyton Manning transition produced six wins between the 1997-98 seasons. Ownership isn’t wavering on the Ball...2018

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  • • Myles Turner: JaKarr Sampson 'brings so much more to the game' than stats
    The Pacers have been able to weather a series of injuries because of surprising contributions from players such as JaKarr Sampson, writes J. Michael of the Indianapolis Star. Now with his fifth NBA team, Sampson didn’t create much fanfare when he signed with Indiana in August. He’s averaging just 4.9 points per game, but his other contributions have helped make up for the loss of Thaddeus Young in...2020
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  • • Report: Deals not imminent for Myles Turner, Thaddeus Young
    Myles Turner is eligible for a rookie scale extension and Thaddeus Young has the ability to sign a veteran extension, but new deals don’t appear imminent for either player, writes J. Michael of The Indianapolis Star. Turner isn’t talking much about his situation, suggesting that his focus is on “winning games,” but Young expressed a desire to remain with the Pacers for the long term.“I’ve always s...2018
  • Fan Club of the Month: Indy Pats Fans
    • Fan Club of the Month: Indy Pats Fans
    Photo courtesy of Joe Reuter There are a few cities where it’s great to be a Patriots fan and some where it may be a little tougher. Head east about 950 miles of Foxborough, and residents cheer loudly for a different team that dons blue on game day. So when Patriots fans head to Indianapolis, they may receive unfriendly looks, but they’ll be able to find a group of likeminded people who just...2018
  • • WATCH: Happy couple married on field before ‘TNF'
    We’ve seen countless proposals taking place at pro sporting events all over the United States, but getting married at one is on another level.Before the Indianapolis Colts hosted the Denver Broncos on "Thursday Night Football," a happy couple — Joseph Swaim, 48, and Jennifer Hardey, 39 — tied the knot on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium. Memorable. Gutsy. Amazing.As an added bonus, Joe and Jennifer ...2017
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  • • Antonio Cromartie's Wife Says Colts Released CB Over National Anthem Protest
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  • • Colts won't tender Marcus Johnson
    2020
  • • Meet the desired Pacers starting lineup
    2020
  • • Myles Turner: JaKarr Sampson 'brings so much more to the game' than stats
    2020
  • • Report: Tyreke Evans hasn’t ruled out re-signing with Pacers
    2019
  • • Frank Reich: I begged the Colts to sign Devin Funchess
    2019
  • • Pistons' Kennard is no longer cool hand Luke
    Luke Kennard might be the latest Pistons wing to play his way out of the starting small forward spot, as I noted in the Detroit Free Press. Kennard has scored just 24 points over the last six games after a 28-point outing in Philadelphia. The second-year swingman out of Duke was benched during the second half of a 98-95 home loss to Atlanta on Sunday. Stanley Johnson and Glenn Robinson III were al...2018
  • • For now, Tyreke Evans will remain in Pacers starting lineup
    Here’s the Indianapolis Star reporting on Tyreke Evans, who despite averaging 10.6 points on 37% shooting so far this season will apparently remain in the Indiana Pacers starting lineup for the time being. Evans has started all 24 games he’s played in so far: Bojan Bogdanovic speaks about Evans the way the rest of his teammates [...]...2018
  • • Pacers rest starters in preseason game vs Grizzlies
    Preseason is a time to get loose. Here’s the Indianapolis Star reporting on the Pacers, who clearly don’t want their starters to overexert themselves as the season approaches: The Indiana Pacers rested their projected starting unit in Saturday’s preseason game against the Memphis Grizzlies, which gave free agent addition Tyreke Evans a chance to demonstrate [...]...2018
  • • Pacers keeping eye on waiver wire
    Here’s the Indianapolis Star reporting on the Pacers, who are open to adding another player this season, and not just somebody brought in only to be said goodbye to once training camp wraps up: Training camp doesn’t start until Tuesday but the Pacers already find themselves with an unexpected open roster spot after C.J. Wilcox went [...]...2018
  • • Colts will be without six key players against Eagles
    2018

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  • • Andrew Luck shares details from shoulder recovery plan
    The state of the Colts hinges on quarterback Andrew Luck’s health, something we haven’t heard much at all about over the past few months. There have been a lot of whispers and rumors, but nothing concrete.Now, with the Colts having hired Frank Reich as head coach, coincidentally, Luck has come forward and revealed some details surrounding how his shoulder recovery has been progressing.Luck did an ...2018
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  • • Antonio Cromartie works out for Colts
    Despite recent reports that his hip is still a lingering issue, Antonio Cromartie is not ready to call it a career. The veteran cornerback was scheduled to work out for the Indianapolis Colts on Monday. Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star reports that the Colts are planning to bring in several free agent defensive backs for workouts with Vontae Davis considered week-to-week with an ankle injur...2016
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