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Coach's Corner: Threats To The Best Of The East

by Brett Koremenos

Jan 5, 2015 6:21 PM

The Bucks, Pacers, Pistons and Celtics have the potential to be dangerous first round opponents for several of the best teams in the East depending on the matchup. Read more »

Tags: Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers, Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics, NBA

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Forced To Learn On The Job, Solomon Hill Showing Promise

by Andrew Perna

Nov 8, 2014 3:02 PM

Solomon Hill played sparingly as a late first-round pick on a championship contender, but things changed very quickly this offseason. Read more »

Tags: Solomon Hill, Indiana Pacers, Arizona Wildcats, NBA

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2014-15 NBA Season Tiers Preview

by Daniel Leroux

Oct 28, 2014 1:38 AM

The Spurs, Clippers and Cavaliers enter the season as Tier One teams, while the Bulls, Raptors, Thunder, Warriors, Rockets and several other Western Conference teams are in that second tier. Read more »

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Leroux's 2014 NBA Offseason Review

by Daniel Leroux

The Cavs, 76ers, Spurs, Nuggets, Hornets and Suns were amongst teams to have a great offseason, while the Thunder, Magic, Kings, Lakers, Pacers and Knicks had bad ones. Read more »
How Lance Stephenson Left Behind Pacers For Hornets

by Shams Charania

Before Lance Stephenson attended the Hornets' meeting and was handed team material on that July night in Las Vegas, pleas were made to find salary space and a shorter-term deal with the Pacers. Read more »
Internal Improvement Candidates: Central Division

by Jonathan Tjarks

Andre Drummond, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Dion Waiters, Tony Snell and Solomon Hill are young players of the Central Division that can offer their teams improvement from within. Read more »
How Lance Stephenson Will Make Everyone In Charlotte Better

by Jonathan Tjarks

Lance Stephenson's new contract wasn't one of the bigger ones handed out this offseason, but it was one of the most important. The Pacers are going to have a tough time replacing him and the Hornets look like a team on the rise. Read more »
Team-By-Team Analysis Of The 2014 NBA Draft

by Jonathan Tjarks

With the new CBA magnifying the importance of the draft and one of the most talented groups of prospects in recent years, what happened on Thursday night will have significant ramifications on the balance of power in the NBA for the next decade. Read more »
Leroux's 2014 NBA Draft Review

by Daniel Leroux

Breaking down which teams had Great, Good, Enh and Bad drafts with Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid going in the top-3. Read more »
These Pacers Have Some Growing Up To Do

by Andrew Perna

The Pacers are a very good basketball team, despite what the Internet would like you to believe, but issues with maturity and mental toughness have kept them from playing consistently since the All-Star break. Read more »
With LeBron Limited, Paul George Delivers Life Into Pacers With Superstar Performance

by Shams Charania

No one’s amassed the identical amount of energy and physical toll defending LeBron James in the last two years, no one but Paul George. Before each matchup across the regular season and late in the playoffs, James and George pound each other’s chests in acknowledgement, and then the understudy thrusts into duty. Read more »
Only The Elite Survive To Late May

by Christopher Reina

While the apparently parity of the first round was a refreshing and encouraging development for the NBA, we saw the teams ranked first, third, fourth and sixth in net efficiency during the regular season advance to the Conference Finals. Read more »
Lance Stephenson Backs His Mouth As Pacers Reestablish Formula To Beat Heat

by Shams Charania

Indiana isn’t afforded Lance Stephenson behaving like every other 23-year-old, nor afforded his lapses in judgment. So, yes, Stephenson had issued a challenge on the eve of this Eastern Conference final series, a calculated approach to work Dwyane Wade, work his legs to swell on the court. Read more »
Roy Hibbert Earns Indiana Cheers Again, Must Build On Postseason Breakthrough

by Shams Charania

Roy Hibbert had clapped on the sideline, gathered teammates for huddles on the court and punctuated a defensive revival in Game 7. This resembled the Hibbert of last season, and these were the Pacers of last season. Read more »
10-Year NBA Win Rank Snapshot

by Christopher Reina

A 10-year season-by-season Win Rank snapshot for an NBA franchise creates an insightful visual narrative. Read more »
Indiana's Hometown Floor General

by Andrew Perna

The Pacers have known all along that they need George Hill, but that has never been more apparent than now. He won’t receive any votes for an individual award, unlike many of his teammates, but that’s just fine with Hill, who would rather blend into the surroundings than find himself at the forefront. Read more »
2014 First Round Picks (Which Teams Own The Picks?)

by Daniel Leroux

While RealGM has an excellent database of the draft picks that have been traded between teams, we wanted to put together a summary more focused on the upcoming draft. Read more »
Roy Hibbert On Education, Common Sense As Pro Athlete

by Andrew Perna

The extra seasoning Roy Hibbert received in four years in college as an athlete and person was vital to his eventual success. Then a plodding big man, he has transformed himself into a two-time All-Star with Defensive Player of the Year merits through hard work and patience. Read more »
The Third Contract

by Daniel Leroux

Most players have very little control over their destination for their first two NBA contracts, but the third contract creates a complete shift in power dynamics. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Pacers Make NBA's Boldest Deadline Move In Trading For Evan Turner

by Andrew Perna

Evan Turner gives the Pacers a creator off the bench to improve their title aspirations, while also providing value in multiple ways this offseason. Read more »