Found July 04, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
Word got out earlier this summer that at least five teams would be unveiling a short-sleeved jersey similar to the one the Warriors donned for select games this past season. Whether it is adidas experimenting with new jersey technology, some new fashion statement or the NBA trying to sell more jerseys by mixing up their product, these jerseys appear to be here for the time being. The experiment has now entered its next phase with the Pacers set to wear a similar short-sleeved shooting shirt jersey for the Pacers' trip to Orlando for the Southwest Arilines Orlando Pro Summer League beginning Sunday. Scott Agness of reports the Pacers are not expected to be one of the five teams wearing a short-sleeved jersey for select games next season. Adidas claims that the jersey is 26 percent lighter while not restricting a team's range of motion. Others suspect that the short-sleeved jerseys create more space for the NBA potentially to sell ads if and when such ad...

Roy Hibbert On Pacers Short-Sleeve Summer League Jersey: ‘Keep Away’

Roy Hibbert is not a fan of the Indiana Pacers’ short-sleeve style summer league uniform. In a reply to a tweet from the team’s Director of Media Relations showing off the away version of the jersey, Hibbert asked “What is that?” and provided his objection to the style with “Keep away.” The former All-Star won’t be participating in the NBA Summer League, so he won...

Indiana Pacers off-season going according to plan

The Indiana Pacers off-season thus far is going precisely as the blueprint was laid out. They came into the off-season with three priorities: re-sign David West, hire in replacements for the assistant coaches, and solidify a weak bench. They’ve managed to do all three of their priorities in just a matter of weeks from the end of the season. By far the most important task of the...

Roy Hibbert isn’t a fan of the Pacers Summer League jerseys

For the 2013 NBA Summer League in Orlando, the Indiana Pacers will be wearing a special short sleeve jersey that is featured in the below tweets from director of media relations, David Benner: Pacers going with white t-shirt jersey in summer league at Orlando. — David Benner (@PacersDMB) July 2, 2013 And the dark t-shirt jersey for summer league. pic...

Pacers: West Returns, Shopping Granger, Chasing Copeland

He wanted to come back. The team adamantly let it be known they wanted him back. So, it is no shock that David West and the Indiana Pacers have reached a verbal agreement to finalize a 3-year deal, worth a reported $36 million according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Instead, the shocker could come for another member of the Pacers now that West is back.  The...

Pacers sign draft pick, free agent Donald Sloan

Indiana signed first-round draft pick Solomon Hill and free-agent guard Donald Sloan on Wednesday. The Pacers did not release terms. Hill was a surprise choice at No. 23 overall in last week's NBA draft. Most analysts did not believe the 6-foot-7 swingman from Arizona would be taken in the first round but the Pacers believe he's a good fit in their system. Sloan played...

West agrees to 3-year deal with Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indiana Pacers wanted David West to stick around and lead a championship run. The 32-year-old power forward never planned on leaving town.West agreed to a three-year contract with Indiana on the second day of free agency, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations. The person requested anonymity because NBA rules prohibit teams from announcing...

Photos: Roy Hibbert is not impressed by Pacers’ Summer League short sleeve jerseys

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert is not at all a fan of the team's new short-sleeved summer league jerseys.

Pacers Agree To Multi-Year Deal With Donald Sloan

The Indiana Pacers have reached agreement with Donald Sloan on a multi-year deal. Sloan finished last season playing in China. Sloan is a 6'3 guard out of Texas A&M.

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Report: Pacers Sign Chris Copeland to 2-Year $6.1 Million Deal

  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...

Copeland Weighing Offers From Lakers, Pacers, Unknown Team

Chris Copeland is evaluating offer sheets from the Los Angeles Lakers, Indiana Pacers and an unknown team, possibly Cleveland. Mike D’Antoni was the first to call Copeland’s agent, John Spencer, when free agency began. The Pacers are looking to sign Copeland with a portion of their mid-level exception of $5 million.

Roy Hibbert is happy that Dwight Howard has made his decision to play for Houston

After reports that Dwight Howard will be signing with the Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert and the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief. Check out the tweet that Hibbert sent out after he heard the news that D-12 would become a Rocket: Now Free Agency can start finally — Big Dawg (@Hoya2aPacer) July 5, 2013

Indiana Pacers Will Wear Sleeved Jerseys During Orlando Summer League, Players Hate It (Photo)

Not even in Indiana, where basketball is like a religion, are NBA players immune to the scourge that is sleeved jerseys. The Pacers will follow the fad started by Adidas and the Golden State Warriors last season by donning short sleeves in the Orlando Summer League. Instead of reversible mesh tank tops, the Pacers will have separate “home” and “away” short-sleeved jerseys...
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