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.
April 13, 2013
Double trouble Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert , tweeting about the State Farm commercial depicting Clippers star Chris Paul being separated at birth from his fictional twin brother, Cliff Paul: "Wouldn't Chris Paul's mom realize that 1 of her identical twins is missing? What r the chances his last name is Paul as well? #StateFarmprobs. " Relax, everybody New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony , on breathless media speculation about Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose's return from a knee injury: "I wish y'all would stop rushing Derrick back.
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.