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28-25, 2nd in Central
Paul George: Pacers have huge upside (2:44)
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Pacers hold players-only meeting

Monta Ellis led the closed-door meeting, according to the Indianapolis Star. "It falls on us," a team source said about Ellis' message. "We're not doing what we're supposed to do." The Pacers sit sixth in the East with a 28-25 record.

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Pacers Daily Links: Friday

Top Headline: If it's up to head coach Frank Vogel, Pacers won't trade away a bunch of players.

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Pacers Daily Links: Thursday

Top Headline: Pacers have plenty of questions heading into All-Star break.

Kemba shines in Hornets' win (0:57)

Win and a loss for Hornets

Charlotte cruised to a 117-95 win in Indiana, but lost forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to a dislocated right shoulder -- the same shoulder he injured in the preseason that kept him out until Jan. 29.

Crazy eights pacing Hornets

Eight different Hornets players have scored at least 8 points -- led by Kemba Walker's 18 -- as they've opened up an 89-70 lead over the Pacers heading to the fourth quarter in Indiana. Follow live

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Pacers Daily Links: Wednesday

Top Headline: Pacers' center Ian Mahinmi continues to play while taking a beating.

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Jordan Hill makes Lowe's unique squad

The Pacers reserve center is also a sub on Zach Lowe's fifth annual Luke Walton All-Stars. It's a roster created from players who have contributed in unexpected ways this season. Luke Walton All-Stars

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Sources: Hawks may break up core at deadline

The Atlanta Hawks could be looking to entertain offers for Al Horford, Jeff Teague and Kyle Korver at the trade deadline, sources told ESPN.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Many players tell Kobe Bryant that they grew up watching him. Does the 37-year-old Los Angeles Lakers star remember which player told him that first? "That's been going on for like five years now," Bryant said with a laugh Monday after his team's 89-87 loss to the Indiana Pacers. "Now, Derek [Richardson], the official from tonight, he and I were kind of joking around, talking about how long we've been in the league. And then at the captain's meeting, I can't remember which player came up to the captain's meeting. I just remember what year he was born, because I asked him. I said, What year were you born?' He said '92. I just looked at Derek. I said, You see what I'm talking about? '92? He was four or five years old my first year in the league. It's not that they even grew up watching me. It's like they didn't even understand basketball when I was on TV playing. So I'm at that point. They grew up watching LeBron [James]. I'm, like, three generations removed."

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel was glad to seal a 89-87 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. "I'm not unhappy that's the last time I face Kobe [Bryant]," Vogel said. In his final game against the Pacers, Bryant scored 19 points on 6-of-25 shooting, but he hit four straight fourth quarter shots -- including three consecutive 3-pointers -- that gave the Lakers a late lead.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant signed his game-worn sneakers and gave them to Indiana Pacers star Paul George after the two faced off Monday night. The notoriously icy Bryant was asked if he was aware that he had so many admirers in the NBA, as many players are waiting for him after games to chat and/or sign memorabilia. "Honestly, we've always had a great relationship throughout my career," Bryant said. "I think it's been one of the best-kept secrets. I always tell them, 'I'm a nice guy, [but] don't tell anybody or you'll ruin my image.' But I've always had a great relationship with the guys. I think now it's just a little different because this is the last go-around. So it's like  things that they want signed or jerseys or shoes or things of that sort. They're just a little bit more open because this is the last time we'll be around each other."

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant said he and Indiana Pacers star Paul George, a Southern California native who has long admired Bryant, remain very close. And Bryant explained some of the advice that he has offered George, too. "The answer seems very simple, which is just complete and utter focus on what it is that you're here to do, which is to play the game of basketball," Bryant said Monday. "From that simplicity, it becomes extremely more complex, because you're dealing with multiple personalities. You're dealing with players and their own individual aspirations. You have to figure out a way to get everybody on the same page going one direction. What I figured out is, it's not just about the skills you possess. It's also about how you integrate everybody else's skills and emotions into it, which is the challenge. So it's not just him as a player and his skills. It's also understanding those dynamics that help you win multiple championships."

Pacers slip by Lakers (0:56)
Kobe heats up late for Lakers (0:29)

Clutch Kobe not enough for Lakers

Kobe Bryant scored 11 points in the final 4:15 of the fourth quarter, including making 3-pointers on 3 consecutive possessions, but the Pacers came back in the final minute to beat the Lakers 89-87. Box score


Pacers extend lead over Lakers

Julius Randle has a double-double (10 points, 11 rebounds), but Kobe Bryant is just 2-for-11 from the field and the Pacers have opened up a 15-point lead midway through the third quarter. Follow live

Kobe off the mark in final Indiana visit

Retiring Lakers star Kobe Bryant missed all four shots he took from the field in the first quarter of his final game against the Pacers, as Indiana took a 23-22 lead. Follow live

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.510th
Rebounds Per Game44.112th
Assists Per Game20.325th
Points Allowed100.38th

Team History


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