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The starting forward for the Pacers is almost back. Granger, recovering from knee surgery is nearing his sixth month of rehab.
Granger did a Q&A with Dime Magazine, in which he revealed that he expects to play in the preseason.
Dime: Are you restricted at all in the stuff you can do, or are you full-on right now?
DG: I’m still in the middle of my rehab. I’m in a six month rehab; I won’t be six months out until October 5th…so I’m progressing to playing — I’m playing now, but I’m progressing on schedule and I’m still in the midst of my rehab.
Dime: Do you think that October 5th date is within reach, and you’ll be able to play in the preseason to get back into the flow?
DG: Yeah. I anticipate playing in the preseason. I definitely do.
Granger could be the missing piece Indiana needs to overcome Miami.
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Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger isn’t ready to answer questions about whether he or Lance Stephenson will be in the starting lineup when the season opens.
“I’ve got to play first” he said. “That’s the question I’ve got to answer first.”
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The Indiana Pacers will be an even more formidable opponent with the addition of Luis Scola and Danny Grangers return from injury.
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Paul George has found another reason to enjoy Indianapolis — one that is obvious only to those that know him extremely well.
“It’s great fishing here” said George who has fond memories of family fishing trips while growing up in southern California. “Nice or bad weather I’ll have a line in the water.”
On the verge of superstardom in a league that often sees its young...
Paul George has publicly said he will sign a long-term extension with the Indiana Pacers.
“(A long-term contract) is going to get done,” George said. “There will be a deal signed and sealed on the table before the season. We’re (George and Pacers management) on the same page.”
George would become a restricted free agent next offseason if he doesn't sign an extension...
Just when you thought that we couldn’t get any more random here on TNLP, Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert decided to post this video to his Instagram account.
Watch as Roy stands next to a giant tire (and when I mean giant tire…I mean giant tire) and talks about tire-flipping:
Roy Hibbert image courtesy of Getty Images
Being from Los Angeles, the speculation that Indiana Pacers guard Paul George would leave the squad after this season for brighter lights was gaining quite the traction in the rumor mills. Alas, it appears George will be a Pacer for the foreseeable future. While talking with the Indianapolis Star, George let it be known that […]
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Damian Lillard introduced a new trend he’s trying to get going through Instagram and Twitter called ’4 Bar Friday,’ a weekly freestyle challenge in which he encourages fans and NBA players to send in a 4 bar rap. So far, on the NBA side, Pacers’ Paul George, Knicks’ Iman Shumpert and Blazers’ CJ McCollum have taken part in addition to Lillard.
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