Originally posted on Pacers Pulse  |  Last updated 7/27/13
Holy cow. Larry Legend works his magic once again. The Indiana Pacers have just signed PF Luis Scola -- who I have always been a huge fan of -- from the Phoenix Suns for dunking turd Gerald Green, second-year PF/C Miles Plumlee, and the Pacers' 2014 first-round draft pick (lottery protected, though this is relatively pointless because the Pacers ain't gonna be in the lottery). Wow. Scola averaged 12.8 points and 6.6 rebounds for the Suns last season in about 27 minutes and will be asked to be the primary post offensive threat in the second unit. Even at 33, Scola is one of the most offensively skilled big men in the game and has a variety of post moves to go with his solid mid-range jumper. He also has a knack for getting under the skin of opponents, which could come in handy now that Tyler Hansbrough has flown up to wreak havoc in Toronto. After the Pacers drafted SF Solomon Hill, re-signed starting PF David West (top priority), signed Chris Copeland to be a utility forward...
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