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Doomsday Arrives For Pacers As Paul George Signals He Intends To Leave

by Andrew Perna

Jun 19, 2017 1:14 PM

Losing a player like Paul George is difficult for any franchise, but at least now the Pacers can definitively focus on what they can get for him instead of whether or not they should move him. Read more »

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2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Indiana Pacers

by Keith P Smith

Jun 5, 2017 11:17 PM

The Pacers are undergoing a transition at the very top with Kevin Pritchard replacing Larry Bird. His first major decision isn't an easy one. How he handles Paul George could set the franchise path for years going forward. Read more »

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Larry Bird's Sudden Exit Adds To Uncertainty Surrounding Paul George, Pacers

by Andrew Perna

Apr 29, 2017 7:29 PM

Regardless of whether or not Paul George leaves and how a rebuild is approached, Larry Bird's sudden absence in that process will be notable, and added to the instability surrounding the Pacers in 2017. Read more »

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PG's 13: Assessing The Options In Play For Paul George

by Andrew Perna

From the possibility of Paul George getting all the way to his 2018 free agency with the Pacers to all trades in-between, we look at the 13 possible options. Read more »
Tactical Quandaries: Cavaliers Vs. Pacers Series Preview

by Brett Koremenos

On the Cleveland's ability to take away the Pacers' transition game and how Indiana will attack Kevin Love in pick-and-rolls. Read more »
Ten-Year Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

Beyond strictly looking at wins and losses, net rating gives a clear picture of team performance. The following infographics show the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
Looking To Start A Fire, Pacers Turn Back To Lance Stephenson

by Andrew Perna

Will the Pacers get the Lance Stephenson that flirted with an All-Star appearance or the one that has averaged fewer than thirty games in his tenures with his last five teams? Read more »
How Early Success Spoiled Paul George's NBA Experience

by Andrew Perna

As strange as it sounds, the success and continuity that Paul George enjoyed in his first four seasons may now be a detriment as they attempt to keep him over the long-term. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2017 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 4.0

by Keith P Smith

With the NBA Trade Deadline behind us and rosters locked in for the most part, it is time for an updated look at what all 30 teams cap space picture looks likes for the summer of 2017. Read more »
Eastern Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

While the Knicks, Bulls, Hawks and Heat could be either buyers or sellers, there are a number of teams in the East that will be aggressive at the deadline. Read more »
Paul George, Still A Superstar?

by Michael Pina

Amid Indiana's relative struggle, Paul George is his most efficient self; the addition of several offensive-minded players has removed the ball from his hands. But subtle signs of decline may be creeping into the frame. Read more »
2016 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The Warriors and Cavaliers remain atop our year-end rankings but there's considerable change behind them, most notably the Raptors, Bucks and 76ers. Read more »
Pacers At 50: Ranking Every Player In Franchise History (25-1)

by Andrew Perna

Reggie Miller, Mel Daniels, Jermaine O'Neal, Roger Brown, Paul George and Ron Artest headline the list of the best Pacers in franchise history. Read more »
Pacers At 50: Ranking Every Player In Franchise History (307-26)

by Andrew Perna

Jamaal Tinsley, Jeff Foster, Clark Kellogg, Antonio Davis and David West fell just outside the top-25. Read more »
Five Question Season Preview: Central Division

by Brett Koremenos

On Chicago manufacturing space in their offense, the Greg Monroe dilemma for the Bucks, Jeff Teague unleashed in Indiana's system, Cleveland's veteran depth and whether the Pistons can still improve without Reggie Jackson. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Indiana Pacers

by Colin McGowan

Paul George has three years left on his contract, and the Pacers can't yet see a path toward keeping him. But at least they're instituting a stylistic shift that highlights his most appealing attributes and is more aesthetically pleasing. Read more »
2016 NBA Offseason Review: Central Division

by Keith P Smith

While the Cavaliers spent their offseason maintaining their title team, the Bulls, Pacers, Bucks and Pistons looked to reshape larger parts of their roster. Read more »
Examining Paul George's Long-Term Contract Status

by Andrew Perna

As Paul George inches closer to the end of his contract, the likelihood of a new longer-term (and much more expensive) deal becomes more likely. Read more »
Leroux's 2016 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

Headlined by the great drafts from the 76ers and Nuggets, we go team-by-team to breakdown how every GM did based on the opportunities available to them. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Pacers Trade For Thaddeus Young

by Christopher Reina

The 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 Nets for Thaddeus Young. Read more »