Pacers look to prove they're back on track

There are 47 comments on the The Indianapolis Star story from Mar 20, 2007, titled Pacers look to prove they're back on track. In it, The Indianapolis Star reports that:

Time will tell whether the Indiana Pacers' convincing victory over Atlanta on Saturday was the first sign of a revival or a mere blip on the screen for a flat-lining team.

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PACERS stink

Franklin, IN

#1 Mar 20, 2007
DON'T THINK SO
wayne

Lafayette, IN

#3 Mar 20, 2007
It's the Hawks!
wayne

Lafayette, IN

#4 Mar 20, 2007
In my 25 yrs as a fan of the pacers, this is the first year I have quit watching. When you add up their record plus their jail record and their mediocre talent, this is overall the worst pacer team in my 25 years. Not only are the bad as a basketball team, they are just not someone I want my kid to look up to. What a shame.
tim

Decatur, IL

#5 Mar 20, 2007
what goes together like peanut butter and jelly ? the pacers and losers! they suck , and so does bird ! what does larry do ? what ever it is, he`s not very good at it,i will bet he picks up his pay check with no problem.the pacers win one game and there on track! you must be kidding,if the pacers had any class i would attend there games, but i`ve never seen such a bunch of losers ,[ including larry bird }, it will be years before i ever watch or go to a game.
REALITY

Indianapolis, IN

#6 Mar 20, 2007
Yes they will prove they are back on track as LOSERS! CARLISLE, BIRD, WALSCH-WILL OF COURSE JOIN THEM....I don't even watch them anymore, haven't thought about going to a game until the LOSERS ARE GONE! You must be kidding "getting back on track?" Back on Track to staying below the pack...
Win All Games

Indianapolis, IN

#7 Mar 20, 2007
Win the rest of the games!
Who cares? So they win the remainder of the games 16 and 0 or whatever. Well what then?
Clean house I do not want to look at Carlisle's pouty face anymore. He could be the best coach in the NBA He has become a cartoon character. Get rid of him no command of the game, players or fans.
Write it off

Indianapolis, IN

#8 Mar 20, 2007
Now they are going to screw around and mess up getting the number one draft pick. Why are you making the effort now?
Redneck in Carmel

Indianapolis, IN

#9 Mar 20, 2007
On track to the back of the pack?

Or on track to pack and never come back?

Or on track to be sacked?
Mike

Knoxville, TN

#10 Mar 20, 2007
"Pacers look to prove they're back on track"

And what track, exactly, would that be?

Perhaps at-home tracking via a GPS ankle bracelet?
Barb from Greenwood

Lindon, UT

#11 Mar 20, 2007
What a joke the Pacers have become. They do not even deserve my time any longer. My family has had Pacer season tickets for 15 years. This is the first year we have not attended all games. Our seats are directly behind the scores bench and are quite costly. However, they remain empty at most games unless we find someone who enjoys misery. As long as the Simon Brothers allow Walsh, Bird and Carlisle to remain the team will be just as they are now. Ask Reggie~!!! or some of the other players who were fortunate to be traded.
Carolyn

United States

#12 Mar 20, 2007
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO PACERS U CAN DO IT>
Think POSitive

GOOD LUCK
burning in rome

Darien, IL

#13 Mar 20, 2007
im a fan of walsh but not a fan of carlisle. I think carlisle is basketball smart but he just cant control his team. if your players control you are not a coach.
move on from Oneal,he is nothing like what miller was to the organization. Oneal is good but not a superstar, miller was. Lets get Ike starting and start seeking a real shooting gaurd and a real point gaurd.
Casey

Takoma Park, MD

#14 Mar 20, 2007
WMJ-USA wrote:
They win one game and their back on track??,,What a joke!!!They sound like polititions,you ain't Bull Shi**ing anyone so quit trying.Your team is a joke and until everyone in the oganazation is fired,you will continue to be the laughing stock of the league."INDIANA PACERS..." HA,HA,HA,you hav'nt got the right to be called that anymore,You bunch of losers.You have made the state of INDIANA sports a STIGMA that will take years to repair.Have you noticed all the empty seats at the games??Nobody wants to see a bunch of losers try to act like a NBA team.You and the whole staff are a bunch of clowns,you should join the HARLEM GLOBE TROTTERS if you want this kind of publicity.At least they are clowns on purpose.And by the way who wrote these comments,or who was interviewed saying these comments??? You jokers should'nt even be thinking of the playoffs.Since REGGIE left there has been no diciplin,no heart,with the players or the staff.I bet REGGIE is embarrassed when he goes to the games or when he is interviewed by his comrades.I have nothing else to say.
Good. Please don't say or write another word. Your grammar, spelling, punctuation, logic, etc, are all severely damaged. Please don't subject literate readers to your prose stylings. The schools in Carmel used to be pretty good. Your letter alarms me more than a losing streak by an underachieving NBA team. I just hope you weren't educated in Indiana.
mike slaybaugh

Morgantown, IN

#15 Mar 20, 2007
trade Jamaal Tinsley and Marquis Daniels for a good players.
mike slaybaugh

Morgantown, IN

#16 Mar 20, 2007
trade any bad player for any good players.
True Blue

Indianapolis, IN

#17 Mar 20, 2007
All team have there ups and downs. Look at any success story like Boston, Chicago, LA, Detroit, or Miami. It's not just basketball either. It's Football, Baseball, or Hockey. They rise and they fall. Tide comes in, Tide goes out. Problem is Pacers were at the top a few years ago, but did not get all the way to the top. That leaves unfinished business and a feeling disapointment for not reaching the top. The Colts success didn't help the Pacers either. In fact it work just the opposite. I am glad we have a Super Championship, but for a long time the Pacers were the ones carrying the city because the then Colts could do it either. Oh how soon we forget. For the Pacers we had a few miss cues, injuries, incidents with fines, missed games, and missed seasons. Now we are on the real steep side of that downward slide. It's the norm anywhere you go. When you riding high on the wave everyone is right there with you. Cheering you on, supporting every person, and buying those tickets. When the ship starts taking on water, everyone starts looking for the exits. Joining that negative crowd, bad mouthing even a good effort, putting distance between themselves and team, and buying, well other things. Weather the storm, stay true to the Pacer blue. I am sure heads will roll when the final bell tolls and at this point I don't think anyone is safe.
back on track

United States

#18 Mar 20, 2007
These losing criminals wont be back on track until the Pacers purge themselves of some of the cancers on this team like Tinsley, Daniels and I think even J.O. That may take ridding the Pacers of Walsh, Bird and Carlisle to get that job done...until then they will continue to be a team without a city....Indy is sick of this group of thugs.

Since: Feb 07

Indianapolis, IN

#22 Mar 20, 2007
I really hope the Pacers turn it around but I don't see it happening to the scale the fans want until the coaching void is filled. Carlisle just doesn't seem to be assertive enough as far as team control. Does the team need to be gutted? Maybe not but the Pacers need a coach/organization that will put up stiffer consequences from here on out. Just because a player is going to court doesn't mean the franchise should just sit around idle with no real consequence for it's players. This is true in all sports these days due to agents, money, players union, etc. I know one of the working class performs poorly or really screws up a job they would be fired, demoted or something along those lines. These guys aren't performing. Get them out of here and get some players who will perform.
Mike

Indianapolis, IN

#23 Mar 20, 2007
True Blue wrote:
All team have there ups and downs. Look at any success story like Boston, Chicago, LA, Detroit, or Miami. It's not just basketball either. It's Football, Baseball, or Hockey. They rise and they fall. Tide comes in, Tide goes out. Problem is Pacers were at the top a few years ago, but did not get all the way to the top. That leaves unfinished business and a feeling disapointment for not reaching the top. The Colts success didn't help the Pacers either. In fact it work just the opposite. I am glad we have a Super Championship, but for a long time the Pacers were the ones carrying the city because the then Colts could do it either. Oh how soon we forget. For the Pacers we had a few miss cues, injuries, incidents with fines, missed games, and missed seasons. Now we are on the real steep side of that downward slide. It's the norm anywhere you go. When you riding high on the wave everyone is right there with you. Cheering you on, supporting every person, and buying those tickets. When the ship starts taking on water, everyone starts looking for the exits. Joining that negative crowd, bad mouthing even a good effort, putting distance between themselves and team, and buying, well other things. Weather the storm, stay true to the Pacer blue. I am sure heads will roll when the final bell tolls and at this point I don't think anyone is safe.
I agree 100% when their time comes back around all these fair wheather fans will be back cheering in the downtown streets like we used to. Some of these "fans" are saying the Pacers have no heart, well if your a real fan you will weather the storm. I think some of our "fans" are the one with no heart.
little train that couldnt

AOL

#24 Mar 20, 2007
Hopefully O'neal,tinsley and just about every one else other is on the track headed out of town.
So long. O'neal's been one of the worse high profile busts we've had since MCCloud. All blow and no go. 5 or 6 time all-star!!!! What a joke. Is the NBA really that bad? YES.
Just how? Reggie only makes 3. If O'Neal is our go too guy, then he can go to the door!

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