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Pacers reportedly agree with Al Jefferson on three-year deal

Larry Bird has been trying to mold the Indiana Pacers into a faster, sleeker unit under new coach Nate McMillan.He also knows the value of having a reliable offensive threat in the post to get buckets when the game inevitably slows down, and that's where Al Jefferson comes in.The Pacers agreed to terms with Jefferson on a three-year deal worth $30 million, a person with knowledge...
Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers, Al Jefferson agree on three-year, $30 million deal

Jefferson will come to Indy on a three-year, $30 million deal. The Pacers addressed their biggest need in free agency on Day 1 — the front court — reaching an agreement with veteran center Al Jefferson on deal that will pay him $30 million over three years, per reports. It is a value addition for the Pacers on a day where we saw Timofey Mozgov ($16 million), Joakim Noah...
Via Vigilant Sports
5 hours ago

AP Source: Pacers agree with Al Jefferson on 3-year, $30M

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Indiana Pacers have agreed to terms with big man Al Jefferson on a three-year contract worth $30 million. The Pacers and Jefferson came to terms on Friday afternoon, about 12 hours after the free agent frenzy started. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until...
Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pacers sign Al Jefferson to three-year, $30 million deal

The Indiana Pacers are apparently hell-bent on improving a roster that needed to see upgrades in order for the team to contend in the Eastern Conference. After acquiring former All-Star Jeff Teague from the Atlanta Hawks earlier in the summer, the Pacers have reportedly signed free-agent big man Al Jefferson to a three-year, $30 million contract. Jefferson, 31, is coming off an...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Al Jefferson Is Headed to the Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers and center Al Jefferson have agreed to a free-agent deal for $30 million over 3 years. Al Jefferson Is Headed 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
6 hours ago

Rumor: The Indiana Pacers Are Interested In Willie Reed

According to Basketball Insiders' Alex Kennedy, the Indiana Pacers are interested in Willie Reed. Rumor: The Indiana Pacers Are Interested In Willie Reed - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
7 hours ago

Pacers Free Agency Target: Andrew Nicholson

The Pacers need to build a versatile and deep bench to maximise the ceiling of the 'pace and space' experiment, would Andrew Nicholson be a good fit? Andrew Nicholson is an extremely talented basketball player who has sadly been caught up in the roster logjam at the Orlando Magic. They have had too many players for the last couple of years and they have not managed to find a suitable...
Via Indy Cornrows
12 hours ago

Free Agency: Ian Mahinmi is still the center the Indiana Pacers need

According to the Indy Star, the Pacers will make an early push to re-sign Ian Mahinmi. His interest in staying put should be enough to entice the Blue & Gold to close the deal amid a weak free agency class of big men. Even after communicating their belief that Myles Turner's best position long-term is at center rather than power forward, the Indiana Pacers will being making...
Via Indy Cornrows
20 hours ago

WATCH: Glenn Robinson III on Summer League, Areas of Improvement, Niang

Following the Pacers Summer League team practice at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Thursday evening, forward Glenn Robinson III spoke with the media about his early observations of the team, the particular areas of his game that he has looked to show improvement, and his initial impressions of new teammate Georges Niang.
Via YouTube
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Niang Feeling Comfortable With Pacers

Pacers second-round draft pick Georges Niang talked about getting in the flow of things, as well as what he likes so far about playing with the Pacers.
Via YouTube
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers Fit the Puzzle Pieces Together on Draft Week

The Indiana Pacers are brewing up something, alright. Indiana Pacers Fit the Puzzle Pieces Together on Draft Week - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Via 8 Points, 9 Seconds
1 day ago

Pacers newest additions will bring glory back to Indiana

The Indiana Pacers went into the 2016 NBA Draft with two draft picks on the evening, No. 20 and No. 50. They ended the night with just one, but it ended with some reward. In a three-team deal with the Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz, the Indiana Pacers made a deal to bring former NBA all-star point guard Jeff Teague to Indianapolis. The trade sent Indiana native George Hill to Utah and...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers already making big moves this offseason

The Indiana Pacers have already made great moves this offseason by acquiring free agents Jeff Teague and Thaddeus Young. They are unable to officially sign until July 7th but they look like done deals nonetheless. George Hill, while being a fan-favorite and Indiana native, was not the point guard to get them to a NBA finals berth. He was sufficient enough on defense but his scoring...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Whittington on His Mindset Ahead of Summer League

Pacers forward Shayne Whittington met with the media and discussed his approach to the upcoming Summer League.
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Players to target in free agency

Though free agency doesn’t officially start until July 1st, the Indiana Pacers have already made this a very successful offseason. With the acquisitions of Jeff Teague and Thaddeus Young through trades and Georges Niang through the draft, the Pacers have already addressed some of their biggest needs this offseason. Now with free agency looming, they can target more of the second...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Pacers Won Big By Acquiring Jeff Teague

The Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks, and Utah Jazz recently took part in a trade that involved point guard Jeff Teague, George Hill, and Utah's 12th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. The results of the trade are listed below.TeamPlayer/Pick AcquiredIndiana PacersJeff TeagueAtlanta Hawks12th pick in the 2016 Draft (Baylor forward Taurean Prince)Utah JazzGeorge Hill The Pacers ultimately...
Via The Sports Quotient
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pacers trade for Thaddeus Young

The Indiana Pacers have been very busy over the past two days. First they trade for a new point guard in Jeff Teague and now they trade for a forward in Thaddeus Young. Sources: Pacers trade for Thaddeus Young. @WojVerticalNBA on @TheVertical. https://t.co/Lf5qvBtum7 — The Vertical (@TheVertical) June 23, 2016 Young is coming off one of his best seasons as he averaged 15.1 ppg...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Schroder excited to start for Hawks

Dennis Schroder is the new starting point guard for the Atlanta Hawks after the team traded Jeff Teague to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. The 22-year-old tweeted his thanks to the organization and coach Mike Budenholzer a day after the trade. CAN'T DESCRIBE THIS FEELING !! I EARNED COACH TRUST & I REALLY APPRECIATE THAT OPPURTUNITY !!! ATL HAWKS❤️#CoachBud pic.twitter...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Alert: Thaddeus Young to the Indiana Pacers for Pick #20

24 hours after swapping point guards, Indiana finds a new power forward for its run-and-gun aspirations. What does this trade mean for both teams? With six hours left before the start of the 2016 NBA Draft, seemingly every team in the draft is on the phone listening to offers for their draft picks. Yesterday Indiana took place in the first deal of the offseason by acquiring Jeff...
Via The Lottery Mafia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Pacers Trade For Thaddeus Young

The Indiana Pacers' long, excessively deliberate signaled quest to improve their offense moved forward yet again hours before the draft when they traded the 20th overall pick and a future second rounder to the Brooklyn Nets for Thaddeus Young. Young was re-signed by the Nets on a four-year, $50 million deal in the 2015 offseason and he has a player option in 2018. With the rising...
Via RealGM - NBA
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pacers trade for Jeff Teague

According to Adrian Wojnarowski the Indiana Pacers will trade for Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague…. The Atlanta Hawks are sending guard Jeff Teague to the Indiana Pacers as part of a three-way deal with the Utah Jazz, league sources told The Vertical. Indiana will send guardGeorge Hill to the Jazz, who are moving the No. 12 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft to Atlanta...
Via Crossover Chronicles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pacers land Jeff Teague in three-team deal

The Indiana Pacers acquired point guard Jeff Teague from the Atlanta Hawks in a three-team deal Wednesday that will send the 12th overall pick in Thursday’s draft to the Hawks and George Hill to the Utah Jazz, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Teague, 28, has one year left on his current deal. The Pacers plan to work on signing Teague to a contract extension. Teague...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jeff Teague traded to Indiana as part of three-team deal

Point guard Jeff Teague is off to the Indiana Pacers as part of a three-team deal that also involves George Hill and the No. 12 pick, according to a report. Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical reported that Teague was going to the Pacers, with Hill going to the Utah Jazz. The Atlanta Hawks are reportedly acquiring Utah’s first round pick, No. 12 overall, as part of the deal. Atlanta...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Indiana Pacers Draft Profile

The Indiana Pacers are in the midst of what can only be viewed as a major rebuild. The good news is that they have already built a foundation, if one that just got a little less sturdy with the dismissal of Frank Vogel. Larry Bird is well-known for his five-year policy – he famously believes that a head coach can only hold sway over his players for five years, at which point...
Via The Sports Quotient
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George named his dog Kobe

Kobe Bryant received a number of touching tributes from NBA teams during his retirement tour last season, but Indiana Pacers star Paul George may have paid him the best compliment of all. George brought home a new pit bull to his family this week, and guess what he named him? Shoutout my buddies @bullybeachouse for the amazing pitbull! My daughter and I love him as you...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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