Victor Oladipo burned a bridge with Pacers fans, and now wants them to rebuild it!

August 11, 2022

Victor Oladipo wants your attention. Indiana Pacers fans moved on from their sadness over the devolution of Victor Oladipo long ago.  The marriage between Oladipo and Pacers fans was dissolved due to irreconcilable differences when the Pacers traded him to the Houston Rockets on January 13, 2021.  The relationship broke long before that, but fans always hoped the version of […]

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If Deandre Ayton can make the Pacers better in 2025, pull the trigger!

July 8, 2022

Deandre Ayton to the Pacers seems like a good idea.  The upgrade over Myles Turner is obvious, and his upside is certainly trumps Turner’s. It’s even possible for the Pacers to sign Ayton, the former #1 overall pick, as a restricted free agent with a qualifying offer instead of giving up assets like Turner or draft picks […]

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Pacers rebuild prizes personality as well as athleticism and length!

July 6, 2022

Something interesting is going on with the Indiana Pacers. For years, the Pacers tried to build with physically talented players who were as likely to be self-immersed and cranky as cooperative and team-oriented.  Monta Ellis, for example, seemed not to be a fan of humanity at all as he profanely dressed down rookies Myles Turner […]

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Kyrie Irving, Russell Westbrook, and John Wall deals cause NBA optics problem

June 28, 2022

The NBA’s current news cycle is currently dominated by three episodes of head-scratching financial insanity, and I’m trying to keep it from ruining my appreciation for professional basketball. The first is Kyrie Irving‘s decision to exercise his $36.5-million player option to return to the Brooklyn Nets in 2022-2023.  National media seem to believe that’s good news […]

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