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Former Indiana Pacers head coach Nate Bjorkgren. (USA TODAY Sports)

Indiana Pacers fire Bjorkgren as coach after just 1 season

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 11:21 PM IST
  • The Pacers went 34-38 and their season ended with a 142-115 loss to Washington in the play-in tournament that ended their run of five straight playoff appearances.
Indiana Pacers player T J Warren performs a stunt in action during the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.(PTI)
Indiana Pacers player T J Warren performs a stunt in action during the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.(PTI)

When NBA giants came calling to enthral Indian fans

UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 11:56 PM IST
It was thus ‘hit the court running’ with a difference when basketball royalty landed in India for the first time earlier this week, with Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers playing two pre-season games.
Indiana Pacers player Jeremy Lamb aims for the net during a match against Sacramento Kings at the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.(AP)
Indiana Pacers player Jeremy Lamb aims for the net during a match against Sacramento Kings at the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.(AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls NBA India’s debut as historic day for Indo-US relations

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 11:05 PM IST
The high-profile basketball league made its eagerly awaited India debut on Friday with Indiana Pacers edging past Sacramento Kings 132-131 in a thrilling contest in Mumbai.
Indiana Pacers player T J Warren performs a stunt in action during the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.(PTI)
Indiana Pacers player T J Warren performs a stunt in action during the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.(PTI)

Thrills & spills as Pacers win on NBA India debut

Mumbai | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 11:29 PM IST
After the regulation time ended at 118-118, the match was decided in the extra five minutes when the Pacers, who were trailing throughout the match, went ahead for the first-time and managed to eke out a close win.

Sports Corner: NBA comes to India

Hindustan Times | By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 10:41 AM IST
The NBA plays two preseason games for the first time in India as the Sacramento Kings take on the Indiana Pacers in Mumbai.
Indiana Pacers player Amida Brimah trains ahead of their match against Sacramento Kings for the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.(AP)
Indiana Pacers player Amida Brimah trains ahead of their match against Sacramento Kings for the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.(AP)

NBA all set to woo India fans in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 10:26 PM IST
Despite that the NBA India Games—two pre-season matches involving Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers here on Friday and Saturday—have a special significance as it is the first time it is being held in India.
Gateway of India illuminated.(Twitter/ANI)
Gateway of India illuminated.(Twitter/ANI)

Gateway of India lights up for historic NBA India Games

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 09:53 PM IST
Barnes added that the Indian fans will have a chance to understand what basketball is all about through the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.
Harrison Barnes of the US shoots a free-throw.(AFP)
Harrison Barnes of the US shoots a free-throw.(AFP)

Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings upbeat about India trip

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 11:44 PM IST
The games will be played at the NSCI Dome in Mumbai on October 4-5 and both Barnes and McDermott said they were looking forward to playing in India.
LeBron James and Stephen Curry during the 2016 NBA Finals.(USA Today Sports)
LeBron James and Stephen Curry during the 2016 NBA Finals.(USA Today Sports)

NBA is coming to India, first-ever game between Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers to take place in October

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 02:11 PM IST
The NBA India Games 2019 will feature the Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers who will play two pre-season games on October 4 and 5 at the Dome, NSCI, SVP Stadium in Mumbai.
LeBron James in action for Cleveland Cavaliers against the Indiana Pacers during the NBA Playoffs on Wednesday.(AFP)
LeBron James in action for Cleveland Cavaliers against the Indiana Pacers during the NBA Playoffs on Wednesday.(AFP)

LeBron James scores 46 as Cleveland Cavaliers beat Indiana Pacers in NBA Playoffs

AFP, Los Angeles | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 10:40 AM IST
LeBron James scored 46 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the NBA Playoffs opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday
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