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Indiana Pacers seeking a spark as NBA trade deadline nears

The East was a two-team race at last year's trade deadline, and Larry Bird made the move he thought would win it.When the Indiana Pacers acquired Evan Turner from rebuilding Philadelphia, they hoped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-02-17/indiana-pacers-seeking-spark-
Pacers sign Frank Vogel to extension

Larry Bird ended the speculation about Frank Vogel's job security before it could even begin. He's safe.On Wednesday, the Pacers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-08/pacers-sign-frank-vogel-exten
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher eyes back-to-back titles; Seminoles begin preseason practice

...capturing back-to-back championships.The fifth-year coach routinely lists Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird as inspirations, but also mentioned Miami Heat president Pat Riley, former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Chuck Noll and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-04/florida-state-coach-jimbo
Former NBA commissioner David Stern set to enter Hall of Fame

...our players are now at the top of the celebrity period."It helped to have marketable stars including Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan.But now comes an honor for the person most responsible for it.Stern will be enshrined Friday in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-04/former-nba-commissioner-david
LeBron James' moves shifts balance of power

...Eastern Conference.And the battle should be very entertaining: James vs. the likes of Pat Riley, Phil Jackson and Larry Bird.Cleveland won't even be a sure thing within its own division where Bird's Indiana Pacers and the Chicago Bulls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-12/lebron-james-moves-shifts-bal
Basketball is just a bracket and a racket

...meant to say was, I can't stand basketball. Not since my mother-in-law was alive and we would watch her vaunted Larry Bird lead the Celtics have I actually watched a game.I lost interest in the sport in high school about, oh, two weeks after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/basketball-just-bracket-and-r
Spurs top Thunder in overtime, set up rematch in NBA Finals

...and loves to compete at the highest level, and be pushed to new levels," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. PACERS: Larry Bird must spend the off-season trying to figure out what went wrong and what must be fixed to finally beat the Heat in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-31/spurs-top-thunder-overtime-se
New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony narrows his list to two teams

...Philadelphia earlier this year.The 6-foot-9 forward played sparingly after joining the Pacers, but team President Larry Bird and coach Frank Vogel were convinced he could help the two-time Eastern Conference runner-ups reach the NBA Finals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-11/new-york-knicks-carmelo-antho
Lance Stephenson agrees to three-year deal with Charlotte Hornets

...be introduced at a press conference Friday.Stephenson wrote on Twitter: "Indy, I had a great 4 years. Thank you Larry Bird, the fans, my coaches and teammates for the incredible experience. I will never forget any of you! I now have to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-16/lance-stephenson-agrees-three
Pacers expect Paul George to make full recovery

...to happen this season.On Tuesday, 11 days after George's gruesome injury in a U.S. national team scrimmage, Larry Bird and Frank Vogel said doctors believe the two-time All-Star can be his old self after a long recovery.What the Pacers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-12/pacers-expect-paul-george-mak