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LeBron James couldn’t save the Cavaliers in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — LeBron James was unable to recreate two of the more memorable late-game shots of his career in Friday’s 97-95 loss to the Indiana Pacers, and the Cleveland Cavaliers closed out their five-game road trip with a 1-4 record, extending their slump to eight losses in their past 11 games. James’ first miscue came […]

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Indiana bill includes ‘integrity fee’ for NBA, MLB

The NBA and Major League Baseball are asking for a piece of the action in an Indiana bill that aims to legalize sports betting, according to an Indiana lawmaker. House Bill 1325, introduced Monday by Indiana Rep. Alan Morrison, would authorize sports wagering at the state’s riverboats, racinos and satellite facilities, if federal law changes. […]

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Rozier steal and dunk wins game for Celtics in Indiana

Maybe the only thing more improbable than the late-game rally by the Boston Celtics to steal a win from the Indiana Pacers on Monday night was what happened immediately after it. As Celtics players swarmed each other after the final buzzer of a 112-111 triumph, the broadcast cameras caught typically stoic coach Brad Stevens wearing […]

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Indiana Pacers to host 2021 NBA All-Star Game

The Indiana Pacers will host the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday. The game will be held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, which hasn’t hosted the event since 1985, when it was played at the Hoosier Dome. NBA commissioner Adam Silver will be in attendance as an official […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers unfazed as 13-game winning streak ended by Indiana Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS — With the Cavaliers’ franchise-record-tying 13-game winning streak ending with a 106-102 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Friday night, the biggest disappointment in Cleveland’s postgame locker room stemmed from news that weather issues would delay the team flight home, not the defeat. If anything, the loss provided Cleveland a chance to reflect on […]