Before the season, nobody saw the Phoenix Suns as a playoff contender. New GM Ryan McDonough actually went out of his way to strip the roster down, moving Jared Dudley, Marcin Gortat and Luis Scola in trades and releasing Michael Beasley. Show More Summary
Depending on your point of view, this is a pretty brilliant way to end the game. With.4 seconds left, the Pacers had possession at midcourt and a slim 97-96 lead. Instead of trying to find an open teammate, Luis Scola saw Paul Pierce had his back to him and simply threw it off Pierce's ass, starting the clock and ending the game. Read more...
A Reddit user has kindly created a GIF to show us what really happened when Luis Scola was defending LeBron James during the Miami Heat's 97-94 win over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Here's the original play: Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Well, at least he didn't go full Bargnani. Read more...
With all due respect to Luis Scola of the Indiana Pacers, in a man-to-man situation against the one and only LeBron James, he was never going to stand much of a chance. James drove by Scola and threw down a vicious dunk before the help...Show More Summary
At the beginning of October before the NBA season started we brought to attention the Anta ‘Team Fearless’ website and pointed out the two open spots next to Kevin Garnett and Luis Scola. With both KG and Scola with Anta sneaker deals and talk of Rajon Rondo leaving Nike for the Chinese brand I remained [...]
For the last two playoff runs, the knock against the Indiana Pacers has been their lack of depth on the roster. In the the 2012 NBA playoffs, their loss in the Eastern Conference Semifinals to the Miami Heat was largely due to a poor...Show More Summary
When the Phoenix Suns originally traded veteran forward Luis Scola to the Indiana Pacers, the main asset they gathered from the trade appeared to be a 2014 first-round pick. While the draft pick may still play an important role in setting...Show More Summary
It has now been a few years since Amar'e Stoudemire left for New York City, and the Phoenix Suns are still trying to replace that production and find a new star power forward for the future. Though Luis Scola and Channing Frye were both...Show More Summary
“I like traveling a lot,” said Scola, who spent much of the summer player for Argentina in Venezuela. “I think it’s fun. You get a chance to see new countries and do what a lot of people pay a lot of money to do and do it for free. We’re actually getting paid for doing [...]
Just what are the immediate hurdles the Indiana Pacers will face this season? In spite of Danny Granger's impending return and the additions of Chris Copeland, Luis Scola and C.J. Watson, the Pacers have several hurdles they must overcome. The...Show More Summary
Is Luis Scola what the Indiana Pacers need to get past the Miami Heat in the playoffs? An intriguing question, to say the least. Scola and Pacers president Larry Bird are actually fond of each other, so from a front-office perspective,...Show More Summary
The Indiana Pacers believe they put the final piece in place to challenge for an NBA title when they recently traded for veteran forward Luis Scola.
It turns out the NBA offseason isn't all Brandon Jennings and Nikola Pekovic drama. In what was a transaction that saw a deep contender get deeper and a rebuilding hopeful get worse, the Indiana Pacers and Phoenix Suns agreed on a trade...Show More Summary
The Indiana Pacers are right there. They just need a piece or two. They lost Tyler Hansbrough, but picked up Chris Copeland from the Knicks. But they weren’t done there. In order to really sure up their frontcourt, they also signed Luis Scola. Scola is a crafty veteran and has been on of the more [...]
Does the acquisition of Luis Scola make the Pacers better than the Heat?
Around this time a year ago, I wrote a piece on how the Pacers 2012-2013 bench stacked up to the underachieving bench of the 2011-2012 season. I was generally undecided how it would go, but I was far from bullish on the D.J. Augustin signing and didn't love the Ian Mahinmi trade. In retrospect, the Augustin signing was a disaster. Show More Summary
The Indiana Pacers announced Saturday they have acquired veteran forward/center Luis Scola from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for forward Gerald Green, center Miles Plumlee and a future No. 1 draft pick. The 6-9, 245-pound Scola, a native of Argentina, played five seasons with the Houston Rockets and last season with the Suns. He has career [...]
The Phoenix Suns have traded forward Luis Scola to the Indiana Pacers for forward Gerald Green, center Miles Plumlee and a lottery-protected first-round draft pick.