May 18, 1999 |
Jalen Rose's two most productive games in the NBA have come against a team coached by Larry Brown, the man who two years ago questioned the guard's ability to play in the league. Rose, seldom used in the one season he played for Brown at Indiana, came off the bench to score a career playoff-high 27 points Monday night as the Pacers defeated Philadelphia, 94-90, in the opening game of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal.
November 26, 2012
When: 7:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330. Records: Lakers 7-7; Pacers 6-8. Record vs. Pacers (2011-12): 0-1. Update: The Pacers have struggled without high-scoring forward Danny Granger, sidelined indefinitely because of knee soreness. They are 2-6 on the road this season. Former Lakers assistant coach and player Brian Shaw is the Pacers' associate head coach, the right-hand man to Coach Frank Vogel.
November 28, 2010 |
Plenty has happened in the 11-year history of Staples Center, be it a bevy of championship Lakers teams, an armful of losing Clippers teams and, for the music enthusiasts, a host of memorable concerts, from Bruce Springsteen to U2. Then there was the latest piece of history, or infamy from the point of view of a Lakers fan. The Pacers had never beaten the Lakers at Staples Center until Sunday, when they won, 95-92, to break an 0-14 skid that...
November 18, 2010
CLIPPERS TONIGHT At Indiana When: 4 p.m. Where: Conseco Fieldhouse. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket, ESPN. Radio: 980. Records: Clippers 1-11, Pacers 4-5. Record vs. Pacers (2009-10 season): 1-1. Update: It won't be quite like rolling out the red carpet, but it's always a major local occasion when Eric Gordon returns home to Indiana. Gordon, playing limited minutes, had six points off the bench against the Pacers when he came back to Indiana last season, in November, but he had been out for eight games because of a groin injury.
August 25, 1986 |
Every sport demands a legend; harness racing had Bill Haughton. In 35 years as a driver, he won more than $40 million in purses, nearly 5,000 races and led the nation in victories 12 times. His reputation grew until, like all legends, he became part fact, part fiction. Babe Ruth, Red Grange and Jack Armstrong rolled into one bespectacled package sitting pretty behind a trotter, holding the reins ever so sweetly.
December 15, 2013
The heartbreak kid Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce , on leaving the Boston Celtics: "I'm a person that's always when it's time to move on, you move on. You can ask any girlfriend I've ever had. " No biggie Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert , on beating the two-time defending champion Miami Heat in their first regular-season meeting: "We're not going to run around chest-bumping and stuff like that. It's not like three years ago, when if we got a win like this it was the highlight of our season.