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Ian Mahinmi - Read Like a Pro

Call-A-Pacer Program

The Indiana Pacers annual Call-A-Pacer program, sponsored by Stanley Security Solutions and in conjunction with the Indianapolis Public Library, is back starting April 7. The program is in its 21st year and features Pacers players who read part of a children’s story. April 7: Ian Mahinmi »   April 14: Solomon Hill »   April 21: Brooke Olzendam »
George Hill at Kids Against Hunger event

Hill Nominated for Community Award

Frank McGrath
Pacers point guard George Hill is nominated for the Seasonlong Kia Community Assist Award in recognition of his efforts in the community and his humanitarian work with the Kids Against Hunger organization. The winner of the award will be determined by fan voting, which runs from Monday, April 21 (through Monday, May 5). Learn More & Vote »
Pacers MVP Scholarship

Pacers MVP Scholarship Winners

The Pacers announced the winners of the Pacers MVP Scholarship presented by Herff Jones. This year’s Grand Prize winner is Trenton Wright of Avon High School. Congratulations to all of the finalists! Pacers MVP Scholarship Winners »
2014 NBA Green Week

Pacers Go Green Tips

NBA Green Week
From April 3-10, 2014, the Indiana Pacers will be taking part in NBA Green Week. NBA Green Week is just one of the ways the league, its teams and players are taking steps to be more environmentally friendly. Learn More »  
Pacers to Volunteer at Indy Urban Acres Farm »
Chris Copeland reading to students

Read Across America Day Celebration

Frank McGrath
Pacers guard Chris Copeland and members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team visited Wheeler Elementary School in Speedway for the annual “Read Across America” celebration. The event also included a special Reading TimeOut for K-2nd grade students. Photo Gallery »   Video Recap »
Roy Hibbert

Pacers Help Out in NOLA

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The Pacers family did plenty of great work in the community during 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend, helping renovate homes, speaking to local community organizations, and participating in the Special Olympics Unified Sports Basketball Game. Photos: Day of Service »   Unified Sports Game » Video: Boys and Girls Club Visit »   Unified Sports Game »
TeamSmiles Event

Pacers Team Up With TeamSmile

Frank McGrath
The Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever teamed up with TeamSmile on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse to provide free dental exams to over 300 local children from IPS School #44. Fever head coach Lin Dunn, along with Boomer and the Pacemates attended the event. Event Recap & Photos »

Pacers Tip Off Reading Timeouts

Kathleen Berry
For the 13th consecutive season the Indiana Pacers have produced a five-month program to promote reading among Central Indiana youth. This year the Pacers have partnered with Cargo Services, Inc., for the “Read Like a Pro” Reading Timeout Program, which is part of the team’s education initiative program. Read More »   Video Recap »
Boomer's Boot Camp

Boomer's Boot Camp

Roy Hibbert teams up with Boomer to lead the Pacers staff through Boomer's Boot Camp, presented by Kroger, during the NBA's Fit Live Healthy Week. Watch Video »
Abrams Academic Achievement Award Winners

Academic Achievement Awards

Frank McGrath
For the 13th consecutive season the Indiana Pacers have partnered with Pacers team ophthalmologist Dr. John Abrams to present the Abrams Academic Achievement Awards. Read More & View Award Recipients »
Boomer Boot Camp

Pacers Begin Live Healthy Week

Frank McGrath
In conjunction with the NBA’s Fit Live Healthy Week January 3-10, the Indiana Pacers are embarking on a series of activities designed to promote active, healthy lifestyles. Read More »   Pacers to Wear Red Shooting Shirts »
Holiday Surprises

Holiday Surprises from the Pacers

On Sunday, David and Lesley West surprised 113 students at Turning Point Christian School with a fun-filled evening to celebrate their performance at school. George Hill teamed up with the "Wish for Our Heroes" organization to help grant wishes for U.S. active-duty military members and their families. Read More »  Photo Gallery »
George Hill, Santa, and Families

Treating Families to Shopping Spree

Frank McGrath
As part of Pacers Cares and the NBA Cares Season of Giving Campaign, the Indiana Pacers, in conjunction with Simon Malls, hosted families from Wish for Our Heroes and provided them with dinner and a holiday shopping spree. Pacers Treat Families »
David & Lesley West

Pacers Host Thanksgiving Dinner

Frank McGrath
On Thursday, Nov. 14, David West and his wife Lesley hosted the 16th Annual “Come to Our House” Thanksgiving Dinner, Presented by US Foods. Over 600 men, women and children from Central Indiana shelters were served a warm, home-cooked holiday meal. Read More »   Photos: Gallery 1 »   Gallery 2 »
Sideline Soldiers Honorees

Sideline Soldiers Honorees

Frank McGrath
The Indiana Pacers welcome soldiers from the Indiana National Guard to home games throughout the 2013-14 season. View Photos »
Pacers Unveil “Learn & Play” Center

Pacers Unveil “Learn & Play” Center

Frank McGrath
On Friday, November 1, Pacers president Jim Morris along with star Paul George unveiled the new Pacers “Learn & Play” Center at the Hawthorne Community Center. The Pacemates, Boomer and former Pacers players Darnell Hillman and Fred Jones also attended the celebration. View Photos »
George Hill at Kids Against Hunger event

Hill, Pacers Team To Fight Hunger

Frank McGrath
Over 350 volunteers joined Pacers guard George Hill in a community outreach event to benefit Kids Against Hunger at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Monday, Oct. 28 as part of NBA Cares Week. The group packed 59,686 meals which will be distributed locally and globally to children in need of proper nourishment. Event Recap »   Gallery 1 »   Gallery 2 »
Fit Friday

Fit Friday Presented by Kroger

During the Pacers season, the Indiana Pacers team up with Kroger to present Fit Friday featuring health & wellness experts that include members of the Indiana Pacers, the Indiana Pacemates, Boomer and members of the Pacers All-Star Fit Team. Learn More »  Sign Up Today »

Pacers Tip Off Reading Timeouts

Kathleen Berry
For the 13th consecutive season the Indiana Pacers have produced a five-month program to promote reading among Central Indiana youth. This year the Pacers have partnered with Cargo Services, Inc., for the “Read Like a Pro” Reading Timeout Program, which is part of the team’s education initiative program. Read More »   Video Recap »

Pacers Foundation Renovates Courts

The Indianapolis Parks Foundation (IPF) announced today that the City of Indianapolis, Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) and Pacers Foundation have committed $1.1 million to build, renovate or upgrade outdoor basketball courts in parks throughout Marion County. Read More »   Catchings honored »

Abrams Academic Award Winners

Frank McGrath
For the 12th consecutive season, the Pacers partnered with team ophthalmologist Dr. John Abrams to present the Abrams Academic Achievement Awards. This year's winners were recognized in a halftime, on-court ceremony during the Pacers-Thunder game on Friday, April 5. See Winners »

"Kids Against Hunger" Event

Kelli Towles
The Pacers and George Hill teamed up with Kids Against Hunger to package meals for children both locally and abroad who struggle with hunger. By the end of the day, 45,360 meals were packaged and are being readied to ship to families all around the world. Read More »   Photos »