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Next moves for the Pacers: Should Indiana keep this core together?

What's next for the Pacers now that the Celtics have swept them in the first round? Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty Images

If the Indiana Pacers' exit in the first round proved anything, it was how valuable All-Star Victor Oladipo is to this franchise.

With Oladipo sidelined due to a knee injury, Indiana was swept by the Boston Celtics after looking like an East contender to start the year.

Now eliminated from the postseason, let's look ahead to the free agency, draft and trade decisions facing the Pacers this offseason, including many impending free agents.

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