And why the overarching lesson from three different games featuring various rotation methods should most likely be change regardless of what the change is.
Phoenix outscored Indiana 32-18 in the fourth, making the Pacers irrelevant in a game they were competitive in through three quarters. Justin Holiday led the way with 25 points.
While the Pacers are going in the wrong direction, teams on the rise will likely add new faces to the NBA All-Star game.
The Pacers play the top team in the NBA while desperately seeking a win.
Indiana had no match for the Jayson Tatum/Jaylen Brown pairing, suffering their worst home loss of the year to Boston.
Indiana gave up a four-point lead late to Boston, resulting in their seventh straight road loss in overtime. Torrey Craig scored 19 and Domantas Sabonis pulled in 23 rebounds.
Lance Stephenson had a career high 14 assists, finding Domantas Sabonis most often, finishing with 42 points. The Pacers beat Utah 125-113.
Keifer Sykes has been all over the world waiting for a moment like he enjoyed on Friday.
After Victor Oladipo talked about the respect his Pacers’ team earned this season, BreakingT captured the moment perfectly.
Magical night at the Fieldhouse despite another Pacers loss.
Lance Stephenson was electrifying in his return to Indianapolis, scoring a Pacers career high 30 points, but Indiana stumbled in the fourth quarter, losing to Brooklyn.
Struggles late extend Indiana’s losing streak to five games, dropping them to 3-15 on the road after losing to New York. Keifer Sykes and Duane Washington Jr. led the Pacers with 22 & 17 respectively.
Ready or not, healthy or not, the Pacers face a tough schedule in January.
There will be plenty of subplots to follow on Wednesday when the Nets visit the Pacers.
Cleveland used a 15-0 third quarter run to close out Indiana, extending the Pacers’ losing streak to four games. Domantas Sabonis had 32 points and 13 rebounds.
The Pacers open 2022 with their first game against the Cavs.
Stephenson is expected to join the team for Sunday’s game against Cleveland.
After leading down the streach, DeMar DeRozan rose up and drilled a game winner for Chicago.