The Indiana Pacers hired Lloyd Pierce, Ronald Nored, Mike Weinar and Jenny Boucek as assistant coaches for new coach Rick Carlisle on Friday.

Flamboyant may be too mild of a word to describe Bobby “Slick” Leonard, who contributed mightily to Indiana’s reputation as the basketball hotbed of the nation for the past 65 years.

INDIANAPOLIS — Reserve guard Miles Bridges scored a season-high 23 points and the short-handed Charlotte Hornets overcame another injury and beat the Indiana Pacers 114-97 on Friday night.

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DALLAS (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 22 points and 15 rebounds, Malcolm Brogdon also scored 22 points, and the Indiana Pacers hit early and often from long range in a 109-94 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brandon Ingram turned in a terrific performance for New Orleans, and Lonzo Ball finished the job.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Indiana Pacers figured if they slowed down Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, they'd have a good chance against the Portland Trail Blazers.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Doug McDermott scored 23 points and the Indiana Pacers beat Miami 109-92 on Friday in a game delayed for several minutes late in the third quarter when Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. was carted off the court.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State's plan to double-team Domantas Sabonis in the post allowed Indiana's big man to show off his passing skills and gave the Pacers plenty of open looks from the perimeter.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — T.J. Warren scored 24 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-100 on Wednesday night.

Officially, it's an NBA first: Coaches successfully argued referees' calls Saturday.

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