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Pacers, Lavoy Allen Agree Upon Multi-Year Contract

Jul 2, 2015 8:10 PM

The Indiana Pacers and Lavoy Allen have agreed upon a multi-year contract. 

Allen was acquired by the Pacers in the 2014 deadline deal also involving Evan Turner and Danny Granger.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Lavoy Allen, Indiana Pacers, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Monta Ellis Agrees To Four-Year, $44M Deal With Pacers

Jul 2, 2015 1:10 PM

Monta Ellis has agreed upon a four-year, $44 million deal with the Indiana Pacers.

Ellis will get a player option for Year 4 of the deal.

Ellis was also receiving strong interest from the Sacramento Kings. Ellis reported rejected a four-year, $48 million offer from the Kings.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Tags: Monta Ellis, Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Mavs Interested In Trading For Roy Hibbert

Jul 2, 2015 12:53 PM

The Dallas Mavericks have interest in trading for Roy Hibbert if they are unable to secure a deal for DeAndre Jordan in free agency.

The Indiana Pacers would like to trade Hibbert this offseason after they encouraged him to opt out of the final season of his deal.

Indiana drafted Myles Turner and they plan on playing faster moving forward.

Tim MacMahon/ESPN

Tags: Roy Hibbert, DeAndre Jordan, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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David West Interested In Spurs, Warriors

Jul 2, 2015 10:55 AM

David West has serious interest in playing for the San Antonio Spurs or Golden State Warriors.

West declined his player option for the 15-16 season with the Indiana Pacers at $12.2 million.

West would have to take a veteran's minimum deal to play with the Warriors ($1.49 million annually) and would likely take a significant pay cut to play for the Spurs. 

West wants to compete for a championship after the Pacers took a step back in 14-15.

"At this point in my career, it's all about winning," West said. "And again, I don't want to be in a position where we're just fighting to make the playoffs, I want to be in a spot where we can legitimately taste the finals."

Sam Amick/USA Today

Tags: David West, Golden State Warriors, Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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David West Didn't Like Treatment Of Hibbert But Opted Out For Title Chance

Jul 2, 2015 12:26 AM

David West attempted to explain his decision to opt out of his contract with the Indiana Pacers for free agency.

The decision doesn't appear to be a financial one for West as he's expected to take a pay cut.

One area West had a problem with was how the Pacers tried to get Roy Hibbert to opt out.

"That's one thing where I wish they would have handled better was the situation with Roy," West said. "I'll be honest with you, that bothered me a little bit, and I told Roy that. I'm the type of guy who feels like we're all in this fight together and I'm not designed in that way to put it all on one guy. That did rub me the wrong way. That threw me off. I started reading some of that stuff, I started thinking, 'Whoaa.' I just didn't feel good about that. I told Roy that it bothered me, that he's still my teammate.

"You know, obviously Roy wants to play, he knows he's unpopular right now, but we talked and he's going to be a professional. He's always been a professional. He's had his ups and downs but he's always been a pro and been diligent about his work. He's working to get better. He's going to fight. He's not going to be one of those guys who's going to become a locker room issue.

"But that was not the straw that broke the camel's back.

"I just watched those finals, and I thought, 'Man, I've got to give myself a chance.' That's the reason I made this decision.‘'

Bob Kravitz/WTHR

Tags: David West, Indiana Pacers, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Pacers Pushing To Sign Monta Ellis

Jul 1, 2015 1:36 AM

The Indiana Pacers and Monta Ellis are moving closer to an agreement.

Larry Bird has reportedly been determined to secure Ellis to a contract and the Pacers are pushing hard to close a deal.

Ellis spent the past two seasons with the Dallas Mavericks.

The Pacers would like to play faster moving forward.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Monta Ellis, Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Kings, Pacers Interested In Monta Ellis

Jun 30, 2015 12:28 PM

The Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers are among the teams interested in Monta Ellis.

RealGM's Shams Charania previously reported that the Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat would be on Ellis' free agency list.

Ellis spent the past two seasons with the Dallas Mavericks.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Tags: Monta Ellis, Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Dunc'd On Podcast: Offseason Previews For Spurs, Blazers, Nets, Pacers

Jun 28, 2015 11:13 AM

Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) and Daniel Leroux of RealGM (@DannyLeroux) preview the upcoming offseason for the Spurs, Trail Blazers, Nets and Pacers.

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Tags: Indiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, Dunc'd On

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Rodney Stuckey Eyes Deal With Contender

Jun 26, 2015 3:50 PM

After a productive season on the competing Indiana Pacers, Rodney Stuckey has plans to sign with a contender in free agency, with the Houston Rockets expected to be among interested teams, league sources told RealGM.

Stuckey has a desire to be in a competing situation again next season, but will still prioritize a possible return to Indiana where there is strong mutual interest. Stuckey scored 12.6 points in 26.4 minutes per game last season, flourishing in Frank Vogel’s offensive system and providing stability as a starter or reserve.

Stuckey also averaged 3.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists in his return to a ball-handling role on a playoff threat in the Eastern Conference. The Sacramento Kings are also expected to express a level of interest in Stuckey, scouring for an available combo guard, a source said. Several contending teams could emerge for Stuckey during the free agency process.

Spending seven of his first eight seasons with the Pistons, Stuckey rose into a cornerstone player early in his Detroit career. He averaged 16.6 points, 4.8 assists and 3.9 rebounds in 2009-10, but the franchise fell in the East and left scattered roles within the team.

Stuckey has averages of 13.3 points and 3.8 assists over his NBA career. The 6-foot-5 guard was the Pistons’ 15th overall selection in the 2007 NBA draft out of Eastern Washington.

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Roy Hibbert Exercises $15.5M Player Option With Pacers

Jun 25, 2015 11:11 PM

Roy Hibbert has officially opted into his contract for the 15-16 season with the Indiana Pacers at $15.5 million.

The Pacers will now attempt to trade away Hibbert as the team moves to a different style.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Tags: Roy Hibbert, Indiana Pacers, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Report: David West 'Very Likely' To Sign With Knicks
David West opted for free agency this week, declining his player option with the Pacers.

Jared Zwerling/Bleacher Report

Cameron Payne Felt He Proved Enough During Pacers' Workout
Cameron Payne worked out for just four teams, while meeting with another, leading up to the NBA Draft.

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David West Declines $12.6M Option For 15-16 With Pacers
David West turns 35 in August.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

Monta Ellis Opting Out, Interest Coming From Pacers, Heat
Monta Ellis was last a free agent in 2013 when he found the market softer than expected after opting out while with the Bucks.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Pacers, Frank Kaminsky Share Interest With Workout Set Sunday
The Pacers have attempted to get Frank Kaminsky into a workout for several weeks.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

Pacers To Work Out Unsigned Acquisition Stanko Barac
The Pacers will use the mini-camp to decide their future with Stanko Barac and whether to sign him.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Wolves Win 2015 NBA Draft Lottery
The Wolves have won the lottery with the Lakers moving up to No. 2 and the 76ers staying at No. 3.

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Larry Bird Believes Willie Cauley-Stein Is A $100M Player
Willie Cauley-Stein met with Larry Bird and the Hall of Famer didn't hide how highly he rates him.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

Divac, Noel, Bird Among On-Stage Participants For Lottery
The NBA has released the list of on-stage participants for next week's draft lottery.

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Pacers, Mavs, Grizzlies, Lakers Win Draft Tiebreakers
The Pacers won a tiebreaker with the Utah Jazz to get the No. 11 seed in the lottery.

RealGM Staff Report

Pacers Unlikely To Re-Sign C.J. Watson
C.J. Watson averaged 10 points in 57 games this season.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

Pacers To Play Smaller Next Season With Hibbert Having Diminished Role
The Pacers plan on playing faster on offense next season to contend with smaller and versatile lineups of opponents.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

Paul George Injures Left Calf
Paul George had to be carried off the court by teammates midway through the fourth quarter.


Paul George Returning On Sunday Against Heat
Paul George sustained a compound fracture of the tibia and fibula on August 1st.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

Lance Stephenson Doesn't Regret Leaving Pacers For Hornets
Lance Stephenson has averaged 8.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.1 assists this season compared to 13.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 4.6 assists last season.

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Hibbert: Paul George Looks Like His Old Awesome Self In Practice
Paul George has been impressive in practice as he works his way back from a broken leg.

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Bird Believes Paul George Returning This Season Good For Mental State
Larry Bird expects Paul George to play this season and he believes it would be good for his mental state as he comes back from a horrific injury.

Mike Mazzeo/ESPN

Paul George Won't Return Saturday
Paul George is nearing his return, but he won't play on Saturday as the Pacers look to end a four-game losing streak.

Candace Buckner/Indianapolis Star

Paul George To Return Within Week, As Soon As Saturday
Paul George has been out since the summer when he broke his leg in a Team USA scrimmage in Las Vegas.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Paul George Unsure On Return Due To Pacers' Recent Play
Paul George wants to return to the Pacers this season from his injury but is unsure due to the team's recent strong play.

Matthew Glenesk/Indianapolis Star

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