Kevin R. Loiselle

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Why Everything Is on the Line for Indiana Pacers During 2014 NBA Playoffs

The Indiana Pacers put themselves on the chopping block. They asked for the weight of the basketball world to be placed on their shoulders and assured us all they were ready for the burden.<p>A transparent pursuit of the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed yielded an all-access view of Indiana's …

Basketball

Lance Stephenson's Spat with Evan Turner Shouldn't Concern Pacers

Players' imperfections tend to be magnified during times of turmoil.<p>For the Indiana Pacers, it doesn't get much more, uh, turmoil-y than right now. After flying out to a 46-13 start and looking like arguably the best team in the NBA, Frank Vogel's squad lost 13-of-23 to close the season. Roy …

NBA

Is Lance Stephenson the Common Denominator in Indiana Pacers' Problems?

Thirty-nine times an NBA team passed on Lance Stephenson—the Brooklyn basketball prodigy with a checkered name to match the street-sharp game—in the 2010 NBA draft.<p>One of those teams was the New York Knicks, who used a pair of picks prior to No. 40 on two players from the seeming opposite end of …

NBA

Paul George's Heroics Won't Solve Indiana Pacers' Bigger Problems

Like most NBA stars, Paul George is a terrific eraser.<p>On the strength of his own brilliant play, he can temporarily make critics forget their gripes about his team's numerous shortcomings. Unfortunately for the Indiana Pacers, even George's recent resurgence can't wipe away all of the team's deeply …

NBA

Is Frank Vogel Coaching for His Job?

The Indiana Pacers have been experiencing some serious issues in their locker room that have translated onto the court.<p>Even though they secured the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, they have continued to struggle against an Atlanta Hawks squad that finished the season below .500.<p>Is head coach …

Basketball

Win or Lose, Frank Vogel Should Not Be on Indiana Pacers' Hot Seat

The slide the Indiana Pacers are on has been inexplicable. Because of that, there may be a rush to find a scapegoat if the Pacers don't turn things around dramatically. While Frank Vogel is a natural candidate to absorb the blame, his history of success shouldn't be so easily ignored.<p>At this time …

NBA

Roy Hibbert's Downfall Coming at Worst Possible Time for Indiana Pacers

Roy Hibbert has pulled a disappearing act that could potentially result in the Indiana Pacers getting upset in one of the first two postseason rounds.<p>The Pacers split their first two playoff games to the Atlanta Hawks and are in danger of faltering to an opponent that won 38 games this year. At the …

NBA

NBA playoffs 2014, Hawks vs. Pacers final score: Indiana breaks through, routs Atlanta in Game 2

The slumping Pacers beat the Hawks in Indianapolis on Tuesday.<p>Indiana took six quarters of playoff basketball to figure out what to do against the Atlanta Hawks. When it finally flipped the switch, they looked like the Pacers of old. The No. 1 seed in the East finally had a breakout game, defeating …