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The Pacers' Ascent And How Our Opinions Are Always Late

by Colin McGowan

Apr 19, 2018 8:20 PM

The Pacers are more legitimate than they were a week ago and in decent position to upset the Cavs, which is remarkable considering the consensus preseason expectations. Read more »

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Lance, LeBron & The NBA's Most Lopsided Rivalry

by Jonny Auping

Apr 17, 2018 5:10 PM

To Lance Stephenson, LeBron James is one thing: a rival. It might be the NBA's most entertaining rivalry. Read more »

Tags: Lance Stephenson, LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers

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Ten-Year Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

Apr 12, 2018 7:51 PM

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »

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Projected 2018 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Approximately 80 percent of the league will be over the cap. The cap spike that caused multiple teams to have copious amounts of cap space each summer from 2015 through 2017 has now flattened out Read more »
Eastern Conference Buyers & Sellers At The Trade Deadline

by Keith P Smith

With the Trade Deadline just a few days away, it is time to look at which teams are Buyers, Sellers, Either or Neither. Read more »
2017 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The Warriors, Rockets, Cavaliers, Celtics and 76ers enter 2018 as the top-5 teams in terms of players and assets. Read more »
Central Division Offseason Review

by Keith P Smith

The Central Division saw Kyrie Irving, Paul George and Jimmy Butler exit over the offseason. Read more »
The Extinction Of Monta Ellis

by Alex Siquig

The prototype that Monta Ellis typifies is in imminent danger of extinction, the (undersized) ball-dominant slashing guard who doesn't reliably punish you from range. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Indiana Pacers

by Colin McGowan

The Pacers have planted themselves in a no man's land between being somewhat competitive and bottoming out. They've adhered too closely to unexamined conventional wisdom. Read more »
2017 Summer League Notes On All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Notes and observations on all 30 NBA teams from how they evaluated their offseason moves and what they saw from their Summer League prospects. Read more »
Paul George's Tenure With Pacers Ends With Surprise Trade To Thunder

by Andrew Perna

Time evaporated Paul George's value and the move they ultimately made feels like an undersell. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Paul George Traded To Thunder On Low Cost Gamble

by Christopher Reina

Even if Paul George becomes a one-year rental for the Thunder, the cost of acquisition is way too low to pass up. Read more »
The Lakers' Unworkable Paul George Quandry

by Andrew Perna

The Lakers risk allowing Paul George to play for a contender in 17-18 and not wanting to leave. If they do make the Pacers an increased offer the young talent around him will be diminished significantly. Read more »
Pacers Go UCLA-UCLA On Draft Night, Hold Onto Paul George

by Andrew Perna

The Pacers drafted T.J. Leaf, Ike Anigbogu and Edmond Sumner while they continue to wait for a Paul George trade they can accept. Read more »
Doomsday Arrives For Pacers As Paul George Signals He Intends To Leave

by Andrew Perna

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 »
2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Indiana Pacers

by Keith P Smith

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

by Andrew Perna

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 »
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 »