PACERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Nuggets have made a ‘monster offer’ to Pacers for Paul George

Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George has been the subject of trade rumors for some time now. As the NBA trade deadline itself neared on Thursday, these rumors heated up big time. Deciding whether to build their team around George or simply start all over again with Myles Turner as the central focus of a rebuild, Indiana has been engaging trade scenarios on multiple fronts...
Via Sportsnaut
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets made ‘monster offer’ for Paul George

The Denver Nuggets reportedly had serious interest in Paul George before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, and they are said to have made a substantial offer for the star swingman.According to Marc Stein and Chris B. Haynes of ESPN, Denver made a “monster offer” for George, but the deal may have been contingent upon George’s willingness to sign an extension with the Nuggets...
Via Larry Brown Sports
40 minutes ago  |  Discuss

That Time When O.J. Mayo Was Almost Traded to the Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers were just a few moments past the trade deadline in 2011 when they tried trading for then-Memphis Grizzlies swingman O.J. Mayo. That Time When O.J. Mayo Was Almost Traded to the Indiana Pacers - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
5 hours ago

Pacers trade deadline primer: Focusing on the present with an eye on the future

Will the Pacers be a team that pulls the trigger on a deal before the trade deadline at 3:00 pm ET? Hours before the deadline, that part is unclear. But that’s how they operate. Led by President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird, Pacers executives, seemingly more than most, keep their thoughts and intentions in house. What we do know at this point is that the Pacers have...
Via Vigilant Sports
5 hours ago

George gets back to work with Pacers as trade rumors swirl

INDIANAPOLIS -- Paul George showed up to work Wednesday wearing the same Indiana Pacers uniform he has all season. He has no changes planned for Thursday, either. With rumors swirling about George's future and the NBA's trade deadline set for 3 p.m. ET on Thursday, the four-time All-Star tried to tamp down speculation by staying focused on his current job. "I've got a team to turn...
Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

In a League Loaded with Point Guards, Jeff Teague Shows his Worth

After a slow start, Jeff Teague has established himself as the pure point guard the Indiana Pacers needed. Jeff Teague is hopefully the future of the Indiana Pacers at the point guard position, but how we go here goes beack to 2011.he Indiana Pacers had the 15th overall pick. Larry Bird who has been known […] In a League Loaded with Point Guards, Jeff Teague Shows his Worth - 8...
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7 hours ago

As trade rumors swirl, George gets back to work with Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Paul George showed up to work Wednesday wearing the same Indiana Pacers uniform he has all season. He has no changes planned for Thursday either. With rumors swirling about George's future and the NBA's trade deadline set for 3 p.m. EST on Thursday, the four-time All-Star tried to tamp down speculation by staying focused on his current job. ''I've got a team...
Via Associated Press
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amid rumors, Paul George vows to stay with Pacers

The NBA trade deadline creeps slowly, but mightily, into the spotlight around late February each season. This event is much more a tornado of rumors and speculation than a series of realistic transactions that may only take place in a video game. However, it stands tall in comparison to trade discussions that occur in the other major American sports — football, baseball and hockey...
Via Vigilant Sports
18 hours ago

WATCH: Practice: Turner on All-Star Weekend; Getting Back to Work

February 22, 2017 - Pacers center Myles Turner talked to the media after practice during the team's first day back in town. Turner talked about getting in the swing of things, keeping focused, and his All-Star Weekend experience.
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers’ rumored interest in centers further emphasizes their lack of identity

Targeting Brook Lopez and Jahlil Okafor doesn’t make sense and seems a little desperate. It is anyone’s guess what type of team the Indiana Pacers want to be. They don’t attempt 3-pointers at a record pace. Their roster redundancy prevents them from being particularly versatile, they hold the ball too much, they routinely fall in and out of trust with each other, and their...
Via Indy Cornrows
1 day ago

Pacers listening to Paul George trade options

Trade reports continue to arise involving the Pacers and the latest info from Woj is an eye opener. The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Pacers are kicking the tires around the league on a potential trade involving Paul George. From Woj's latest article on PG: The Pacers are working the trade deadline on parallel fronts: Pursuing deals that will bring talent into...
Via Indy Cornrows
1 day ago

Don’t Expect the Indiana Pacers to Trade Paul George, Jeff Teague, and Myles Turner

The Indiana Pacers are planning on holding on to the core of Paul George, Jeff Teague, and Myles Turner while exploring other trade options. Don’t Expect the Indiana Pacers to Trade Paul George, Jeff Teague, and Myles Turner - 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

Report: Pacers and Sixers have talked Jahlil Okafor trade

The Indiana Pacers are looking to buy before Thursday’s trade deadline. Indications are that the team is willing to give up a first-round pick in order to bring in someone to help Paul George and youngster Myles Turner as the season progresses.Meanwhile, Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor has long been on the trade block. The team removed him from action earlier this month...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Have the Indiana Pacers run into a dead end?

The Indiana Pacers lost their sixth game in a row against the Washington Wizards on Thursday night. This was a tough one to watch as the Pacers simply didn’t put in the effort and didn’t seem to care out there. They are still sixth in the Eastern Conference and still have a chance to catch the fifth seed, but it doesn’t matter much anyways with the Boston Celtics and Cleveland...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Indiana Pacers should trade Paul George

As the second half of the season is about to begin the Indiana Pacers find themselves in a crucial point in their season. If the team continues to struggle to play well consistently they will find themselves either missing the playoffs or going home in the first round. It will be another year that the Pacers failed to get to the NBA finals with Paul George. After making it to the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George won’t commit to signing extension with the Pacers

The Indiana Pacers have been “optimistic” about keeping Paul George long term. George’s focus is playing on a team that can win a championship. “As I told Larry (Bird), I always want to play on a winning team,” George told ESPN’s Marc Stein. “I always want to be part of a team that has a chance to win it [all]. That’s important. Say what you want; I want to compete...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: C.J. Miles to be Featured on NBA Talent Challenge on TNT

Leading into the network’s Saturday night lineup (Feb. 18), TNT will feature a series of original programs beginning with the NBA Talent Challenge, a competition featuring NBA players demonstrating their off-the-court talents, at 5 p.m. The talent show, produced by Turner Sports in association with Juma Entertainment, will feature eight finalists showing off their special skills...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Second-year NBA stars who can salvage the season

Anyone who follows sports knows all about the sophomore slump, but not all second-year players take a step fact. In fact, year two is often a stepping stone toward NBA stardom.Welcome back to the Yardbarker roundtable, where we look at some of last season's rookies to see how they're doing in their sophomore campaigns. So:Which second-year players will stand out in the second half...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers try and snap losing streak against one of the NBA's hottest teams

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers try to snap a five-game losing streak and head into the All-Star break on a positive note when they host the surging Washington Wizards on Thursday. Washington (33-21) won 17 of its last 20 games after Monday's 120-98 victory over Oklahoma City. Indiana (29-27), meanwhile, tries to improve on its 3-8 record on the second night of a back-to-back...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Walton tells story on-air of how he got Richard Jefferson suspended in college

Wednesday night’s ESPN broadcast of Dave Pasch, Bill Walton and Dick Vitale calling the NBA game between the Indiana Pacers and the Cleveland Cavaliers produced plenty of memorable moments, but the highlight may have been Walton sharing an unusual story about his connection to Cavs’ forward Richard Jefferson. Jefferson played at Arizona with Walton’s son Luke (now the Los...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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