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The Indiana Pacers have continued to be active this offseason by attending to their most pressing need -- the bench. We know the starting lineup, whether it be Danny Granger or Lance Stephenson, is one of the best in the league, but when the team went to the bench last season it often ended in disaster.
With that in mind, the Pacers went out and got CJ Watson to replace DJ Augustin (should be a significant upgrade) -- and now we hear they have signed guard Donald Sloan to a multi-year contract to be the team's third-string (ie, insurance policy) point guard. This essentially means the end of the Ben Hansbrough experiment, and let's face it, as much heart as Baby Hansbrough has he just isn't cut out to be an NBA rotation player.
Sloan has good size at 6'3" and averaged 4.7 points, 2.6 assists and 16.6 minutes in 56 games career games. He has also played extensively in the D-League.
The Pacers' bench also needed some more outside shooting, so they ...
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The Indiana Pacers said they were going to wear sleeved jerseys for their summer league games, and they weren’t kidding. The Pacers debuted the jerseys over the weekend in Orlando as their summer league games kicked off and we can’t say we love the new threads.
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Indiana Pacers free agent Sam Young is drawing significant interest from the Sacramento Kings on a possible one-year contract, league sources told RealGM.
Young, 28, averaged 2.8 points and 2.2 rebounds last season, playing part in the Pacers’ rotation as an established wing defender.
Young, the 36th pick in the 2009 NBA draft, spent his first two seasons with the Memphis Grizzlies...
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reported that the Indiana Pacers continue to improve their bench with the addition of former New York Knick Chris Copeland.
The Pacers have reached a two-year agreement worth, with a $6.1 million offer sheet with the free-agent forward. While Copeland is a restricted free agent, the Knicks will be unable to match this offer sheet according to Wojnarowski...
We are only a few moments away from the start of the Orlando Summer League game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Indiana Pacers.
Check out this quick Twitter trash talk between Thunder star Kevin Durant and Pacers center Roy Hibbert:
@Hoya2aPacer nossir, watch us work
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) July 7, 2013
Jeff Pendergraph, power forward
New contract: two-years, $4 million
2012-13 per game averages: 10 minutes, 3.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.4 assists, 0.3 blocks.
Former team: Indiana Pacers
If you were expecting the Spurs to make a splash this offseason, think again. Instead of testing free agency -- quality talents like Andrei Kirilenko, Al Jefferson...
According to a report via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Indiana Pacers have swiped one of the New York Knicks key contributors from last season.
The Indiana Pacers have reached agreement on a two-year, $6.1 million offer sheet with New York Knicks free-agent forward Chris Copeland, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Copeland is a restricted free agent, but the...
The San Antonio Spurs agreed to sign Jeff Pendergraph to a two-year contract, according to sources.
Pendergraph, 26, averaged 3.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and 10 minutes in 37 games for the Pacers last season.