Pondering the Pacers: Bring on the Celtics

It’s Game 7 of the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals. Jayson Tatum just baptized LeBron James, the roof of the TD Garden is about to blow, and Brad Stevens is flexing a Jimmy Neutron-esque IQ. The Boston Celtics came within one game of the NBA Finals with a 20-year-old rookie as their best player, ...


Pondering the Pacers: Ranking Pacers Coaches since Larry Bird

You might not realize it, but the Indiana Pacers have been one of the most stable organizations over the past 20 years when it comes to head coaches. In the 22 year span from 1997 to 2019, the Pacers have only had six coaches. That's pretty impressive. In light of Nate McMillan's outstanding job last ...


Pondering the Pacers: McMillan is Coach of the Year Material

There aren’t many coaches who’ve had to deal with what Nate McMillan has this season. Usually, if your best player goes down, you might just pack it in and say “well, on to next year.” But not Nate. Since Victor Oladipo was lost for the season, McMillan has guided the Pacers to a 22-11 record ...


Pondering the Pacers: Assessing Potential Playoff Matchups

Believe it or not, the Indiana Pacers haven’t shifted in the standings since Victor Oladipo’s injury. The Pacers are one of only six teams in the NBA with 40 or more wins, a group that includes the Bucks, Raptors, Warriors, 76ers, and Nuggets. That is some stellar company for a team that is lacking ...


Pondering the Pacers: The Granger trade, five years later

A good rule of thumb for first place teams is to avoid making any unnecessary roster moves. Almost five years ago today, the Pacers broke that rule. Let me take you back to the 2013-14 season. If you’re a Pacers fan, you were flying high. Fresh off of pushing the Heat to seven games in the Eastern ...


Pondering the Pacers: Wes Matthews is a perfect fit

As usual, the Pacers flew relatively under-the-radar during NBA trade season, but their biggest addition came in the form of a free agent signing. Just over a week ago, Wesley Matthews was dealt to the Knicks in one of the biggest trades of the season thus far. Matthews had his contract bought out ...


The Campus Citizen's 2018-2019 NBA Predictions

The NBA season officially begins Tuesday with a match up between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers. Like most of America, the Campus Citizen’s sports section is itching for the return of pro basketball. Here are our predictions for how the 2018-2019 NBA season will pan out. MVP Giannis ...


Pacers Hold Esports Open Play Event

The upcoming NBA 2k league has gained the attention of many aspiring professional gamers. Pacers Gaming held an open play event that many gamers from different areas attended. The event was an opportunity for players to meet each other and play NBA 2K18. “This is our second event,” said Cody ...

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