Sportswriter covering the #Pacers for the @indystar with @CandaceDBuckner. Christian. From Kansas City. Husband to the lovely @hollym_taylor. Hayden's father.

Insider: Six candidates Larry Bird will consider for Pacers’ next coach

Insider: Six candidates Larry Bird will consider for Pacers’ next coach
indystar.com — Larry Bird has a list of candidates. He provided a clear vision of what the Indiana Pacers will need next season: An offensive-minded strategist and motivator. Just hours after Bird announced his decision, six men have emerged as top candidates to replace Vogel: Brian Shaw, Mark Jackson, Randy Wittman, Mike Woodson, Mike D'Antoni and Nate McMillan.

Larry Bird’s most telling quotes after not retaining Frank Vogel

Larry Bird’s most telling quotes after not retaining Frank Vogel
indystar.com — Larry Bird walked into the interview room at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, stepped upon the dais and started speaking into a microphone. For the next 24 minutes Thursday, Bird said quite a bit. In short, Bird did not renew Frank Vogel's contract as coach. Bird will begin a search for the next head coach of the Indiana Pacers.

NBA acknowledges blown call late in Game 7

NBA acknowledges blown call late in Game 7
indystar.com — The NBA acknowledged Monday what the Pacers and many of their fans knew: The referees in Sunday's decisive Game 7 made an error when they did not call a foul on Toronto's DeMar DeRozan late in the fourth quarter.

Turner reflects on strong rookie year, sees areas to improve

Turner reflects on strong rookie year, sees areas to improve
indystar.com — The clock was approaching 5 a.m. Monday, and Myles Turner could not sleep. He wanted to explain his thoughts on all of his experiences just hours after his rookie season ended in Toronto. He went to Instagram.

Game 7 Live blog: Pacers at Toronto

Game 7 Live blog: Pacers at Toronto
indystar.com — The Indiana Pacers look to become just the second No. 7 seed to win a first round series since 1999 in Game 7 in Toronto tonight. Stay with IndyStar's blog throughout the game for updates. Please hit refresh for updates. The winner of tonight's game faces Miami, which blew out Charlotte in Game 7, 106-73.

Pacers plan to run to victory in Game 7

Pacers plan to run to victory in Game 7
indystar.com — One word was repeated throughout the Indiana Pacers' training camp in October. With a new roster, a rebuilt right leg for Paul George and a year without the postseason, coach Frank Vogel's first drills in the camp involved his team running up and down the court. Vogel shouted the word several times then.

Rodney Stuckey, bench rebound from Game 5 meltdown

Raptors on cusp of a playoff breakthrough

Raptors on cusp of a playoff breakthrough
indystar.com — Eighty-seven games have led the Toronto Raptors to this point. With a win tonight in Game 6 of their first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, the Raptors will advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals for just the second time in franchise history. A victory would also clinch Toronto its first ever win in a best-of-seven series.

Paul George on Pacers facing elimination: “It’s on everybody to get this win.”

Paul George on Pacers facing elimination: “It’s on everybody to get this win.”
indystar.com — All season, Paul George has played with the intent of pushing the Indiana Pacers as far as he could take them. Elimination, in the form of Game 6 on Friday, is the obstacle in front of George and the Pacers in their first-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors.

Pacers’ bench once again pedestrian in playoffs

Pacers’ bench once again pedestrian in playoffs
indystar.com — Coach Frank Vogel, in just a few words, explained his thought process following the Indiana Pacers' stunning meltdown to the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of their first-round series. The Pacers coach has always trusted his players. That means trusting his reserves, too.
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May 05, 2016

RT @GreggDoyelStar: Larry Bird's selective memory is why the Pacers got rid of Frank Vogel, now the hottest coach on the market. Column: htindystar.com/story/sports/c…ps://t.co/RbpK9Lj5IB

May 05, 2016

RT @CandaceDBuckner: #Pacers asst coach Nate McMillan scheduled to interview with the Sacramento Kings on Friday. indystar.com/story/sports/n… hpic.twitter.com/UJBIB8zbcUtps://t.co/UJBIB8zbcU

May 05, 2016

RT @CandaceDBuckner: Was it voice? Vision? Or something elsel? Larry Bird removes Vogel and this story tries to make sense of it https://tindy.st/26Y9Rcbco/SgR2uzopXl

May 05, 2016

New Insider story. Six candidates Larry Bird will consider for #Pacers’ next coach. indy.st/26Yaane

May 05, 2016

As I mentioned with @Schultz975, I’ll have a story up soon on the 6 coaching candidates the #Pacers will consider.

May 05, 2016

RT @CandaceDBuckner: VERY early but here's a surprising list of names I'm hearing of possible #Pacers candidates: D'Antoni, Jackson, Shaw, Wittman, Woodson.

May 05, 2016

RT @CandaceDBuckner: Erik Spoelstra, empowered to speak freely bc Riley has his back, gives insight on question if coaches get tuned out htpic.twitter.com/fBai3FlIWxps://t.co/fBai3FlIWx


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