Unbridled enthusiasm at the start of any NBA season is natural. Irrational exuberance, that’s something quite different, particularly for the Indiana Pacers this fall. 664 more words
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Pacers bad luck continues: David West, George Hill, C.J. Watson all to miss opener, more time with injuries
The basketball gods have turned their vengeance on the Pacers, making this coming season look like Odysseus trying to get back to Ithaca.
First it was losing Paul George likely for the season with his horrific leg injury playing for Team USA. 255 more words
Last season: 56-26, 1st Central Division (1st Eastern Conference), Lost 4-2 to MIA in Eastern Conference Finals
Notable Acquisitions: G Rodney Stuckey (free agent, DET), G/F CJ Miles (free agent, CLE), F Damjan Rudez (free agent, CAI Zaragoza), F/C Shayne Whittington (undrafted rookie, Western Michigan) 749 more words
The Pacers made it to the Eastern Conference Finals last season, but it was an elite defense that carried them that far.
Offensively, things were much rougher in Indiana, where the team finished just 22nd in points per 100 possessions. 328 more words