ROY HIBBERT

Re-verticality: Pacers’ Roy Hibbert Will Have A ‘Diminished’ Role Next Season

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Roy Hibbert has steadily declined since the 2013-2014 season. Now the Indiana Pacers are saying his role will be diminished going forward.

RUSSELL WESTBROOK

Larry Bird On Russell Westbrook: ‘I Hope He Wins 10 MVPs In A Row’

Though his wardrobe hardly suggests it, Russell Westbrook is old-school. The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar plays basketball with a relentless anger that marked the NBA's rise to national prominence in the 1980s and sustained it through the decade thereafter.

PAUL GEORGE

Paul George Won’t Play On Monday Versus Rockets; Pacers Say He’s ‘Not Ready Yet’

Paul George has finally been cleared to play by medical officials, but that doesn't mean he's ready to make his season debut. Days after news broke that the Indiana Pacers superstar would return to the court "within a week," he and team officials stressed that there is no certain timeline concerning his first appearance of 2014-2015.

Larry Bird

Larry Bird On Hawks’ New Statue Honoring Dominique Wilkins: ‘I’m Pretty Sure It’s Not Made In A Defensive Stance’

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The Atlanta Hawks unveiled a statue of franchise legend Dominique Wilkins on Thursday. The ceremony featured a tribute video to The Human Highlight Film from some of his NBA contemporaries, including long-time rival Larry Bird.

PAUL GEORGE

Episode 2 Of ‘The Road Back’ Offers Insights On Paul George’s Impending Return

Bleacher Report's documentary, "The Road Back," details Paul George's return from injury after breaking his leg in an August exhibition. In episode two, they

Sports

Legendary Trash-Talker Larry Bird Welcomed Dominique Wilkins To The NBA By Telling Him He Didn’t Belong

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Dominique Wilkins shares a story of Larry Bird’s legendary trash-talking.

PAUL GEORGE

Larry Bird Says Pacers Won’t Hold Paul George Back If He’s “Ready To Play”

Allowing severely injured players extra time to recover before returning to action is the league's current trend.

#STEPHEN CURRY

Steph Curry’s Dream 3PT Contest Field: His Dad, Larry Bird, And Reggie Miller

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We're already on record as believing that this year's Three-Point Shootout field is the best ever assembled.

Smack

Report: Pacers Players Could Be Against Lance Stephenson’s Return

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We've written quite a few pieces about the headache Lance Stephenson has become for the Charlotte Hornets.

#BOSTON CELTICS

Counting Down The Top 10 Moments From NBA Christmas Day: 7-5

The NBA isn't like other professional sports in America; they play on Christmas.

Latest News

Pacers Owner Would Welcome Stephenson Back, But “Bird Has To Decide”

The Pacers lost Lance Stephenson to the Hornets this past summer when he inked a three-year, $27 million deal with owner Michael Jordan.

#NBA

The Story Of How Larry Bird And Magic Johnson’s Rivalry Grew Into Friendship

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Larry Bird and Magic Johnson captivated the sports world with their fierce rivalry but over time mutual respect fused the two together.

#BLAKE GRIFFIN

Past Meets Present In Epic Update Of NBA’s Classic “Forever” Commercial

Have you ever wondered what Derrick Rose would look like playing with Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan.

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS

Lillard Beats LaMarcus Aldridge In Over-The-Backboard Shot Contest

NBA players contend against one another in games all the time.

#BOSTON CELTICS

Us And Them: A History Of The Term “The Big Three”

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Now that Kevin Love has joined forces with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in Cleveland, NBA fans can rest easy that this season will not pass by (in fact, the real worry might be how many minutes can pass by) without hearing the words “The Big Three.

#Twitter

Larry Bird Calls Paul George’s Ray Rice Tweets “Thoughtless”

This morning's bizarre barrage of tweets by Paul George bemoaning the indefinite suspension of Ray Rice for punching his then-fiancé has been met with some understated outrage -- primarily because George apologized and removed the tweets.

ROY HIBBERT

Larry Bird On Pacers This Season: “We’ll Do Our Best To Make The Playoffs”

After losing Lance Stephenson to the Charlotte Hornets in free agency and with Paul George likely out for the season, the Pacers are nobody's favorites to win the East this season.

USA BASKETBALL

Adam Silver Does Not See “Major Shift” In NBA & Intl. Play After George Injury

The scary compound leg fracture suffered by Paul George during Friday night's USA Basketball Showcase means one of the best and most promising players in the league will miss the entire 2014-15 NBA season.

TEAM USA

George Will Likely Miss 2014-2015 Season; Pacers Support USA Basketball

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A report by Yahoo's Marc Spears says that Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George had a successful surgery and will likely miss the 2014-2015 season.


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