Indiana Pacers Bench Much Improved

The Pacers revamped roster means a revamped reserve unit which the team expects to be an improvement over last season. Much of this offseason has been made about the changes made to the presumptive Pacers starting lineup, but not enough has been made of this revamped bench lineup. With the recent addition of Aaron Brooks on a one year deal to be the back-up point guard, the bench...
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10 hours ago

Paul George Impressive in Team USA Return

Paul George was spectacular in his first Team USA game since his injury in an exhibition game 2-years ago. Paul George Impressive in Team USA Return - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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1 day ago

George makes return to Team USA following leg injury

Paul George doesn’t look like he has skipped a beat. George took the court Friday against Argentina in an exhibition and posted 18 points, two boards and an assist in a lopsided 111-74 victory. Folks will recall the last time George took the court with Team USA, when he went up and came down, shattering his leg in a brutal display of the human body giving out. Cleveland Cavaliers...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paul George shines in Team USA's 111-74 win over Argentina

The United States' Men's National Team opened up exhibition play with a comfortable win over Argentina. Kevin Durant led all scorers with 23 as Paul George scored 18 on 7-11 shooting for Team USA. Team USA opened up exhibition play against Argentina, cruising to a 111-74 victory in Las Vegas. The men's team dominated inside early to build a comfortable advantage and a late flurry...
Via Indy Cornrows
2 days ago

Nets’ Luis Scola isn’t fan of New York rental prices

Luis Scola is getting a taste of the big-city life with the Brooklyn Nets. The 36-year-old forward inked a deal with Brooklyn this offseason and had to relocate after spending last year with the Toronto Raptors. It’s been quite an adjustment for the big man from a rental standpoint, as he told Marc Berman of the New York Post: “I think New York is one of the best cities in...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Glenn Robinson III Wants to be a 3-and-D Wing For the Indiana Pacers

Glenn Robinson III joined the Ride with JMV to talk about Summer League, the Indiana Pacers offseason, his shooting, and more. Glenn Robinson III Wants to be a 3-and-D Wing For the Indiana Pacers - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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2 days ago

Christmas In July: Rakeem Christmas Gives Back to the Virgin Islands

Rakeem Christmas is holding a basketball camp in his home country of the Virgin Islands and giving back to the community. Christmas In July: Rakeem Christmas Gives Back to the Virgin Islands - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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2 days ago

WATCH: Paul George, Coach K on Importance of USA Basketball Exhibitions

Pacers forward Paul George and USA Basketball Men's National Team head coach Mike Krzyzewski discuss USA Basketball's five-game exhibition schedule before the 2016 Summer Olympics. Video courtesy of USA Basketball.
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Indiana Pacers sign veteran PG Aaron Brooks

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indiana Pacers have signed veteran point guard Aaron Brooks to a one-year deal. The Pacers announced the signing on Thursday. Brooks is entering his ninth season in the league, having previously played for Houston, Phoenix, Sacramento, Denver and Chicago. He has averaged 10.7 points and 3.2 assists in his career and gives the Pacers another experienced ball...
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Indiana Pacers: What Aaron Brooks will bring to the second unit

The Indiana Pacers continue to add depth and talent to a team that greatly lacked both last year. Already having a great offseason, the Pacers made, what looks like, one last signing in veteran point guard Aaron Brooks to a one-year deal. A position that they desperately needed to fill coming into free agency, Larry Bird snatched up two proven guards in Jeff Teague (via trade) and...
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Former Pacers guard found out he was traded in a voicemail

Indianapolis native George Hill played five solid seasons with the Indiana Pacers, but just before the 2016 NBA Draft Hill was traded to the Utah Jazz in a three-team deal that saw Atlanta's Jeff Teague move to the Pacers. Upon arriving in Utah, Hill revealed that he found out about the trade when he checked his phone and found a voicemail from Larry Bird.Via 6ABC:"Last time I checked...
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WATCH: 2016 Summer Hoops Tour: Westfield

July 18, 2016 - Pacers guard Jeff Teague and Pacers alum Scot Pollard helped conduct the clinic at the first stop of the 2016 Pacers Summer Hoops Tour at Jonathan Byrd's Fieldhouse in Westfield. The 2016 Pacers Summer Hoops Tour is presented by McDonald's and Gatorade.
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WATCH: 2016 Summer Hoops Tour Day 1: Jeff Teague

July 18, 2016 - Pacers guard Jeff Teague talks with's Eddie White at the first stop of the 2016 Pacers Summer Hoops Tour at Jonathan Byrd's Fieldhouse in Westfield. The 2016 Pacers Summer Hoops Tour is presented by McDonald's and Gatorade.
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George Hill found out he was traded in a Larry Bird voicemail

Finding out you’ve been traded is kind of like getting broken up with. You’d rather find out face to face out of respect than via phone call or text message. Apparently, George Hill learned that he had been traded from the Indiana Pacers to the Utah Jazz from a voicemail left on his phone from Larry Bird. Surely this stung Hill a little bit more than it might have for another...
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Jeff Teague is living in his parents’ basement

There’s no shame in living with your parents. Just ask Jeff Teague. The Indiana Pacers point guard decided to move in with his parents after being traded from Atlanta earlier this month. “I bought a home here some years back, and when I re-signed back with Atlanta [in 2013] I just decided I was going to live in Atlanta and just gave the house to my mom and dad,” Teague explained...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Teague moves into parents' basement

With Jeff Teague’s trade from Atlanta to Indiana, he has the opportunity to go home. His parents are from Indianapolis and still live there, and since Teague is one of the most frugal and cost-conscious NBA players even in this era when everyone is making insane money hand-over-fist, he’s moving into his parents’ basement for the next season. In an interview with FOX Sports...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

George Hill vs. Jeff Teague: Did the Indiana Pacers make the right decision?

George Hill had always thought he would be a staying piece in Indiana. He attended high school in Indianapolis and went on to play college ball at IUPUI, which made his move to the Indiana Pacers’ roster in 2012 seem all too natural. Unfortunately, the Pacers didn’t have the same sentiment towards Hill that he has for his hometown. Averaging 12.3 points and 3.9 assists per game...
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Jeff Teague open to long-term deal with Pacers

The Indiana Pacers acquired point guard Jeff Teague this offseason in the hopes that he would be more than just a rental chip, and it looks like they may be getting their wish. In his introductory press conference on Monday, Teague expressed his openness to signing a long-term deal with the Pacers down the road. “I would love to be here,” Teague said per Nate Taylor of the...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers ready to 'contend for the East' with revamped roster

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers introduced Al Jefferson, Thaddeus Young and Jeremy Evans on Friday, with the hope that the revamped frontcourt can help push the team closer to the top of the NBA's Eastern Conference."We feel that we added some players that we think are going to help us contend for the East," Pacers president of basketball operations Larry Bird said.Indiana acquired...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Indiana Pacers Mahinmi and Hill cash in on new NBA money

If the new and improved Indiana Pacers are going to make a run for the championship, they will now have to do it without Ian Mahinmi and Solomon Hill. Mahinmi will head to the nation’s capital to play with the Washington Wizards on a 4 year deal worth 64 million. This was a surprise to most as Mahinmi was coming off a career best season and seemed to have found his place as a role...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer League: Indiana’s Joe Young throws down big-time dunk

Check out this dunk in the Summer League by Indiana Pacers guard Joe Young….. Young takes the contact and finishes strong as he spills to the floor. Young was a second round draft pick as he was taken #43 overall in the 2015 draft. He played in 41 games last season for the Pacers averaging 3.8 ppg. The post Summer League: Indiana’s Joe Young throws down big-time dunk appeared...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings, Pacers discussing trade for Rudy Gay

The summer escapades of the Indiana Pacers might not be complete just yet. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Saturday, the Kings and the Pacers are discussing the framework of a deal that would send forward Rudy Gay to Indiana. Sacramento is said to have interest in acquiring Monta Ellis in return but the Pacers apparently prefer to send Rodney Stuckey instead....
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers sign Al Jefferson to three-year, $30 million deal

The Indiana Pacers are apparently hell-bent on improving a roster that needed to see upgrades in order for the team to contend in the Eastern Conference. After acquiring former All-Star Jeff Teague from the Atlanta Hawks earlier in the summer, the Pacers have reportedly signed free-agent big man Al Jefferson to a three-year, $30 million contract. Jefferson, 31, is coming off an...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pacers trade for Thaddeus Young

The Indiana Pacers have been very busy over the past two days. First they trade for a new point guard in Jeff Teague and now they trade for a forward in Thaddeus Young. Sources: Pacers trade for Thaddeus Young. @WojVerticalNBA on @TheVertical. — The Vertical (@TheVertical) June 23, 2016 Young is coming off one of his best seasons as he averaged 15.1 ppg...
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Pacers Trade For Thaddeus Young

The Indiana Pacers' long, excessively deliberate signaled quest to improve their offense moved forward yet again hours before the draft when they traded the 20th overall pick and a future second rounder to the Brooklyn Nets for Thaddeus Young. Young was re-signed by the Nets on a four-year, $50 million deal in the 2015 offseason and he has a player option in 2018. With the rising...
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

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