PACERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dan Gilbert takes shot at Pacers over Paul George trade

All these flavors, and yet Dan Gilbert still chooses to be salty.At Wednesday’s press conference introducing new Cleveland Cavaliers GM Koby Altman, the Cavs owner chimed in on a question directed at Altman about the team’s attempts to acquire Paul George from the Indiana Pacers.“I will say that Indiana could have done better than they did,” Gilbert quipped.Truth be told...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Pacers Podcast: Offseason rundown from acquiring Victor Oladipo to the final roster spot

We give rapid reactions to all — yes, all —- the offseason happenings. No stone — not even a pebble — was left unturned in this wide-ranging offseason recap episode of Locked on Pacers. From discussing expectations for Victor Oladipo’s usage percentage, Cory Joseph’s defense, and Darren Collison’s spot-up shooting to mourning the potential loss of Point Lance and splitting...
Via Indy Cornrows
8 hours ago

Pacers reportedly offered Paul George for Kyrie Irving

The summer of missed opportunity continues for the Cleveland Cavaliers.In the latest episode of “The Lowe Post” podcast, ESPN’s Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst said that the Indiana Pacers offered Paul George to Cleveland for Kyrie Irving “multiple times,” but the Cavs were not willing to make the trade.In fairness to Cleveland, Irving is younger, under contract for longer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2017 Jr. Pacers Hoops Tour: Lebanon

July 21, 2017 - Pacers forward T.J. Leaf and alum Scot Pollard helped coach campers at the fifth stop of the 2017 Jr. Pacers Hoops Tour at the Witham Family YMCA in Lebanon.
Via YouTube
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Indiana backed out of Paul George deal with Cavaliers at last minute

The Cleveland Cavaliers may be ruing the offseason of 2017 for a very long time.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, appearing on The Jump on Tuesday, said that the Cleveland Cavaliers were so close to closing a deal with the Indiana Pacers for Paul George that the player was about to be given the go-ahead to speak to Cavs owner Dan Gilbert.“It was so close, in fact, that Indiana was about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the deals: Kings sign George Hill and Zach Randolph

George Hill is coming off a five-year, $40 million contract signed in 2012, which turned into a great value for an Indiana Pacers team that was the greatest Eastern Conference threat after the Boston Celtics went into contender emeritus status. After one season with the Utah Jazz in which he fit perfectly and had a career year, Hill moves on to join the Sacramento Kings on a three...
Via RealGM - NBA
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the deal: Pelicans re-sign Jrue Holiday on five-year, $126M contract

The New Orleans Pelicans couldn't afford to let Jrue Holiday leave in free agency so they quickly and aggressively sign him to a five-year, $126 million deal that could increase to $150 million if incentives are reached.With his size and 6'7 wingspan at the point guard position and ability to play on or off the ball, Holiday is an ideal player conceptually for today's game. Holiday...
Via RealGM - NBA
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves sign Jeff Teague to three-year, $57 million deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves have their point guard for the long haul: Jeff Teague. At the onset of free agency on Friday morning, Teague signed with the Timberwolves for three years and $57 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (yes, that feels weird to type). After they traded Ricky Rubio to the Utah Jazz earlier. This signing gives Minnesota a fourth member its starting...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Police Department trolls Pacers over Paul George trade

Basketball fans were in rare unanimous agreement Friday night: Oklahoma City Thunder GM Sam Presti pulled off a heist. The Thunder brought in superstar Paul George for the low price of Domantas Sabonis and Victor Oladipo (more on the trade here). Apparently, some reported the robbery to the police, who responded in kind. Thunder fans could have been rightfully angry at Presti over...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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