Category: 1070 The Fan

Paul George Got His Inspiration From Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady, Penny Hardaway and His Sister

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Paul George has always had the tools. He was the 10th overall pick in the NBA draft for a reason. This year he has put it all together. His immense potential has turned into production (17.4 points per game, 7.4 rebounds per game and 4.1 assists). It took a lot ...

Paul George Took Motivation From Kobe Bryant, Turned Into an All-Star

Monday, March 18th, 2013

In his first two seasons with the Indiana Pacers, Paul George showed a lot of promise but he also showed maddening inconsistency. The talent was there but something was missing. George averaged just 7.8 points per game in his rookie season while struggling to find his fit. In his second ...

Alex Barlow Picked a Great Time for His First Ever Game Winning Shot

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

It seems like every year Butler continues to find ways to shock the college basketball world and pull off some kind of upset that very few expect. They did it once again this past Saturday. This time it was number one ranked Indiana that was the victim. In an overtime ...

Winston Justice: “Every year there is always some type of drama with Philly”

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

The Indianapolis Colts are one of the biggest surprises in the NFL this season. After winning just two games a year ago, Indy has already tripled that total and they are right in the thick of the playoff picture in the AFC. Look no further than quarterback Andrew Luck as ...

Frank Vogel Talks Roy Hibbert Re-Signing, His Impressions of Summer League Action

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

With the signings of big players up in the air for the Pacers this offseason, Indiana fans can rest easy knowing that Roy Hibbert and George Hill are on board for the foreseeable future. Pacers' Head Coach Frank Vogel joined 1070 The Fan in Indy to discuss Roy Hibbert's signing, ...

David West Says Even Without Dwight Howard the Magic Are a Dangerous Team

Friday, April 27th, 2012

After years of being stuck in mediocrity and hovering around the final spot in the playoffs, the Indiana Pacers finally took a huge leap this year. David West’s addition this offseason was a big reason why. West not only brought an offensive post presence to the Pacers, but he brought ...

Jared Sullinger Says He Is Ready to Take the Next Step in His Basketball Career

Friday, April 6th, 2012

During his time at Ohio State, Jared Sullinger led Ohio State to back-to-back 30 win seasons and two Big Ten regular season championships. He was selected as a First Team All-American two straight years, and after leading the Buckeyes to the Final Four this season, Jared Sullinger showed that he ...

Draymond Green and Michigan State Don’t Want to Share the Big Ten Title with Anyone

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

March is right around the corner and that means Tom Izzo’s Spartans are hitting their stride. After a shaky start to the season, Michigan State has already clinched a share of the Big Ten title and is in a good spot to land a number one seed in the NCAA ...

Reggie Wayne Hopes to Return with Colts to Play for Chuck Pagano: “He’s a great dude, I think everybody will grow to like him.”

Monday, January 30th, 2012

For the last decade the Indianapolis Colts have been the picture of consistency in the AFC. However, this past season exposed some huge flaws with Indianapolis. Playing without Peyton Manning for the first time in over 200 straight games, the Colts fell to the bottom of the NFL and they ...

Frank Vogel: “I fully expect this team to take the next step”

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

After four years of knocking on the playoff door in the NBA only to miss out, the Pacers snagged the eight seed a year ago. While it seems like a long time ago with the way the offseason has gone in the NBA, the Pacers not only got into the ...