Basketball

INDIANAPOLIS — The Crossroads Classic, which has pitted Indiana, Purdue, Butler and Notre Dame in meetings against each other for more than a decade is no more. The event that typically took place on a mid-December weekend will be filled with a new event, however. Indiana Sports Corp., Pacers Sports & Entertainment and Russ Potts […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The home of the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever has been renamed Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Pacers Sports & Entertainment announced the multiyear deal Monday morning. Terms of the naming rights deal have not been released. “Just as the Fieldhouse is so much more than simply a basketball arena, the chance to partner with a […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Pacers will be at 100% capacity this fall, at least as far as the crowd goes. The team announced on Wednesday that they got the ‘OK’ for full capacity at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in the upcoming season. The team will also be taking the court with a new coach that’s familiar with […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Pacers are heading into the off-season with some big decisions to make. The search continues for a new head coach, but there is something that remains the same: teaching the game to the next generation of basketball players. One of the Pacers young stars, Edmund Sumner, is lending a hand.

Indianapolis is continuing to celebrate Tamika Catchings and her induction into the Naismith Hall of Fame.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 14 points, 21 rebounds and nine assists, and the short-handed Indiana Pacers routed the Charlotte Hornets 144-117 in the Eastern Conference’s first play-in game. Led by Sabonis and Doug McDermott, who scored 16 of his 21 points in the first quarter, the ninth-seeded Pacers snapped a franchise-worst nine-game losing […]

INDIANAPOLIS — One final farewell Wednesday night for Pacers Hall of Fame coach, Slick Leonard. Fans, former players and city leaders all gathered to pay tribute to a true Indiana basketball legend.

INDIANAPOLIS — The new All-Star Converse design honoring the 1954-1955 Crispus Attucks High School basketball team are now on sale. The Breaking Down Barriers campaign by Converse launched Thursday morning. The all-Black team won the Indiana State Basketball Championship that season, marking them the first to do so, according to Indianapolis Public Schools. Read more from […]

March is almost over, but the two topics that have dominated the news all month in Indiana — the COVID-19 vaccine and college basketball — will take us into April. Here are five things you should know on Monday morning. 1. COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands Hoosiers age 30 and over can now begin scheduling appointments to receive […]

We don't know when the next NBA season will begin, but we do know who will be coaching the Indiana Pacers when it does. Nate Bjorkgren is in town and getting ready for whatever comes next.