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Pacers' 7-foot rookie is already in the gym -- behind the 3-point line

To the rest of the NBA outside the great state of Indiana, this is your warning: Myles Turner is going to unleash a new skill set that you haven't seen in a long time, if ever.The Indiana Pacers rookie, who's listed at either 6'11" or 7'0", depending on how much he stretched that day, was billed as something of a project in the days and weeks leading up to the draft. He was a solid...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: At least four teams reached out to Rodney Stuckey before Pacers

If the Indiana Pacers are truly invested in bringing back guard Rodney Stuckey this offseason, they have a kind of funny way of showing it.The Pacers are reportedly engaged in a full-steam-ahead sense in contract negotiations with Dallas Mavericks free agent guard Monta Ellis, which might be reason enough to suspect Stuckey isn't long for his days in Indiana. But Candace Buckner...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Interested in Signing PG Jeremy Lin

Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY SportsThe Indiana Pacers have been busy to start free agency, and are reportedly trying to close a three-year, $32 million contract with Monta Ellis today. According to a report from Mark Medina, the Pacers are also showing interest in signing point guard Jeremy Lin this offseason. Lin was acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers in a trade last offseason, but failed...
Via Hoops-Nation
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monta Ellis working towards contract with Indiana Pacers

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY SportsThe Indiana Pacers and Monta Ellis are working towards a contract early on in free agency, and it looks like a deal could get done as early as Wednesday. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Pacers and Ellis were gaining traction in free agency talks and Larry Bird is determined to get a deal done with the dynamic scoring...
Via Sports-Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers Pushing To Sign Monta Ellis

The Indiana Pacers and Monta Ellis are moving closer to an agreement. Larry Bird has reportedly been determined to secure Ellis to a contract and the Pacers are pushing hard to close a deal. Ellis spent the past two seasons with the Dallas Mavericks. The Pacers would like to play faster moving forward.
Via RealGM
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers, Monta Ellis Advancing in Contract Discussions

Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)The Indiana Pacers and free agent shooting guard Monta Ellis are advancing in contract discussions, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. He would be a huge pickup for the Pacers’ offense, and would give them the second scorer that they need alongside of superstar forward Paul George. Free agent guard Monta Ellis...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers, Lavoy Allen share mutual interest in new contract

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY SportsLavoy Allen and the Indiana Pacers are expected to try and reach a new contract with each other after free agency opens up. According to a report from Scott Agness of Vigilant Sports, the Pacers will talk with Allen after free agency gets rolling and they can figure out how much money they’ll have available after they make some other moves. Mutual...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rodney Stuckey Interested in Signing with Chicago Bulls

Rodney Stuckey signed a one-year contract with the Indiana Pacers last offseason after a disappointing finish to his tenure with the Detroit Pistons. He signed the deal in order to prove himself to the rest of the NBA once again, and he was able to do just that. Now, he is set to cash in on free agency after the solid season that he was able to put together. According to a report...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers go from Championship Contenders to Sudden Reconstruction

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 25: Paul George #13 of the Indiana Pacers stands by the bench during the game against the Washington Wizards on March 25, 2015 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) Once upon a time not too long ago, there was a team eager and determined to do everything in their will to win a championship title and contend for...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: David West likely to sign with the Knicks

When 34-year-old Indiana Pacers forward David West opted out of a contract that was set to pay him $12.6 million next season, most people were thrown for a loop. In decline and past his prime, there was no way West would receive anywhere near that type of money on the open market. While we have no idea if there were monetary reasons for West’s shocking decision, Bleacher Report’s Jared...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodney Stuckey Eyes Deal With Contender

After a productive season on the competing Indiana Pacers, Rodney Stuckey has plans to sign with a contender in free agency, with the Houston Rockets expected to be among interested teams, league sources told RealGM. Stuckey has a desire to be in a competing situation again next season, but will still prioritize a possible return to Indiana where there is strong mutual interest....
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Roy Hibbert opts into final year of his contract with the Pacers

There has been a lot speculation about the future of center Roy Hibbert with the Indiana Pacers. With the Pacers looking to play faster, head coach Frank Vogel told the media that Hibbert’s role could be diminished. After those comments, many believed that Hibbert would opt out of his contract and look to play for another team. Well according to Zach Lowe of Grantland, Hibbert...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Myles Turner Provides Long-Term Versatility As Pacers Transition Stylistically

Just a year removed from the Eastern Conference Finals, the Indiana Pacers are undergoing a hasty transition. The 2014-15 season was largely a lost one for the Indiana Pacers with the injury to Paul George, but they were given the 11th pick to play with as a vital offseason begins. Myles Turner may not provide an immediate impact at the age of 19, but the front office fell in love...
Via RealGM - NBA
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Indiana Pacers draft big or small?

On the eve of the draft, the predictions, the speculation, the curiosity, and the anticipation have all built up nearly to the boiling point. In less than 24 hours, we will who the NBA’s newest rookies will be playing for. The frantic trades have already begun, and will likely continue long into draft night. As teams are looking to rebuild, retool, or simply reaffirm their dominance...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Final NBA Mock Draft: Who Should the Pacers Select?

Today is a huge day for the NBA.  The NBA Draft is today and the draft is something that can make or break teams’ futures.  In honor of today’s huge event, TopSportsReport has released the last of a series of NBA mock draft articles. To see who Adam Horvath projects the Indiana Pacers will select in the draft to team up with Roy Hibbert and Paul George, click the link below...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

David West’s opt-out surprising but fantastic for Pacers

Tip us in on Twitter @CrossoverNBA Someone buy David West’s agent a round. He might need it here sometime before the end of the night. In a move that mostly went under the radar amidst more entertaining stuff like “WHO WILL MY TEAM DRAFT!?!?”, West opted out of his final contract year with the Indiana Pacers in what has to be considered somewhat of a surprise considering...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers considering trade down in 2015 NBA Draft

Larry Bird and the Indiana Pacers currently hold the 11th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, but there is a chance that they could decide to trade it. According to a report from Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders, the Pacers could trade down to the late teens or early twenties if the player that they want isn’t available. Speaking of trade-down rumors, I was told the Pacers...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why we shouldn't assume Roy Hibbert will opt-in

The expectation is that Roy Hibbert will exercise his $15.5 million player option for next season and return to the Indiana Pacers. Say what you want about Hibbert, but he's not stupid and that's precisely the adjective most would use to describe someone that would leave $15.5 million on the table with no guarantee that more money is available elsewhere. The Pacers say they fully...
Via RealGM - NBA
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Can Go Big Or Small At NBA Draft In Brooklyn

The Indiana Pacers did not qualify for the playoffs during the 2014-15 season, and they couldn’t even enjoy the moment when the face of the franchise, Paul George, returned after his gruesome leg injury during a team USA scrimmage last summer. In the season finale, George was carried off the court after hearing a “pop” in his leg, but luckily not the same leg injured while...
Via Pacers Pulse
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Options for the Indiana Pacers

  Indiana should look for a point guard or power forward with the 11th pick. The Pacers are in an interesting position this offseason. They were without Paul George for virtually the entire 2014-15 season, yet somehow managed to barely miss out on the playoffs. However, when you look at this roster it lacks the “pop” that Pacers teams’ from the past few seasons had. George...
Via The Lottery Mafia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Copeland apologizes for being out late at time of stabbing

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland reportedly is in stable condition following surgery after sustaining stab wounds to his abdomen and left elbow stemming from an incident outside of New York nightclub 1 Oak early Wednesday morning. While Copeland is a victim in the incident, he nevertheless decided to issue a statement apologizing for putting himself...Read More The post Chris...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Alleged details of Chris Copeland's stabbing emerge

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland did nothing to antagonize his attacker or instigate a fight before he was stabbed outside a nightclub in New York City early Wednesday morning, at least according to one report. Jared Zwerling of Bleacher Report has provided more of the alleged details from the incident that resulted in Copeland being...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers' Chris Copeland stabbed at New York nightclub

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland was reportedly stabbed in the midsection during an altercation at a nightclub in New York City early Wednesday morning. According to the NY Daily News, Copeland’s wife was slashed and another woman was also stabbed after the melee broke out. The argument allegedly occurred as Copeland was leaving 1 OAK...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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