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2017 ScheduleAll times ET
- 3/5W 97-96
- 3/6L 100-88
- 3/8W 115-98
- 3/10L 99-85
- 3/12W 102-98
- 3/14L 87-81
- 3/15W 98-77
- 3/19L 116-91
- 3/20W 107-100
- 3/22L 109-100
- 3/24L 125-117
- 3/26W 107-94
- 3/28L 115-114
- 3/29L 110-97
- 3/31L 111-100
- 4/2L 135-130
- 4/4W 108-90
- 4/6W 104-89
- 4/8W 127-112
- 4/10W 120-111
- 4/12W 104-86
- 4/15L 109-108
- 4/17L 117-111
- 4/20L 119-114
- 4/23L 106-102
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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Ex-Pacer Chris Copeland is playing with a Colorado alumni team in The Basketball Tournament this summer, which has a winner-take-all $2 million prize. Copeland and his Colorado team are the No. 1 seed in the Super 16 round in New York this season. They face a team of Indiana alumni, including Christian Watford and Will Sheehey, on Saturday with a spot in the regional final on the line.
Damien Wilkins, 37, is reportedly attempting an NBA comeback with the Indiana Pacers.
Bobby Marks ESPN
The $1.3M contract for Georges Niang would have been guaranteed on July 15. The Pacers will incur a $100K cap hit and see their room increase to $5.7M. Indiana now has 13 guaranteed contracts including 2nd round pick Ike Anigbogu who recently inked a $950K guaranteed contract for the 2017-18 season.
Before Paul George was sent to Oklahoma City, the Pacers offered him to the Warriors for Klay Thompson, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Indiana Pacers have signed second-round draft pick Ike Anigbogu, a center from UCLA.
Bojan Bogdanovic welcomes the challenge of replacing Paul George as the Indiana Pacers' starting small forward.
The Indiana Pacers have officially signed forward Bojan Bogdanovic.
Bobby Marks ESPN
Indiana will see their cap space shrink from $12.6M to $5.7M once the trade to acquire Cory Joseph is completed. Joseph is under contract for the next two years at a contract of $7.6M and $7.9M (Player Option). Indiana now has 12 guaranteed contracts.
The Raptors and Pacers have agreed to a sign-and-trade deal that will send C.J. Miles to Toronto in exchange for Cory Joseph, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Free-agent forward Bojan Bogdanovic has agreed to a two-year, $21 million deal with the Pacers, sources told ESPN.
Pacers finish 4-1 in Orlando
The Indiana Pacers defeated the Thunder 89-80 in Thursday's third-place game in the Orlando Summer League. Jarnell Stokes and Naz Mitrou-Long each scored a team-high 17 points in the win.
Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer
The trade sending Paul George to the Thunder is officially official. "As for the trade, it was difficult both on a personal and professional level," Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard said. "Everyone here knows what Paul meant to this franchise; he was both a tremendous human being as well as player here for seven years. We thank Paul and his family for their contributions to the Pacers and wish him well."
Backup guard Monta Ellis, who averaged 11.3 points and 4.0 assists in his two seasons with the Pacers, has been waived by the team.
Bobby Marks ESPN
Indiana has two options when it comes to the Monta Ellis waiver. The Pacers can elect to stretch his contract over five seasons with a $2.2M cap charge or take the full $11.3M guaranteed cap hit. Stretching the contract would see the Pacers with a projected $25M in room. Although Ellis contract was non-guaranteed for 2018-19, NBA rules counts that season in the formula used for stretching a player. The Pacers will have 48 hours to make a decision.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves need to add shooters to the roster, and Indiana free agent C.J Miles might be a target via a sign-and-trade.
Pacers drop first game of summer league
The Pacers fell to 3-1 in Orlando after losing to the Mavericks 94-79. Jarnell Stokes led Indiana with 15 points and seven boards. T.J. Leaf was held to seven points on 2-of-7 from the field.
With no apparent role in Indiana, Monta Ellis reportedly has been in discussions with the Pacers regarding a possible buyout.
The return of Darren Collison follows Jeff Teague's departure and is only a short-term answer to Indiana's issues at point guard.
The Indiana Pacers and free-agent guard Darren Collison have agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal, according to league sources.
Leaf leads Pacers past Heat
T.J. Leaf, Indiana's No. 18 overall draftee last month, led his team with 19 points and 10 rebounds in Monday's 86-83 win over Miami in the Orlando Summer League. Joe Young added 17 points, and Jarnell Stokes had 14 for the Pacers (3-0).
Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer
Toronto Raptors are in discussions with the Indiana Pacers on trade centered on point guard Cory Joseph, league sources tell ESPN.
Pacers defeat Magic in summer league match
No. 6 overall pick Jonathan Isaac went 2-for-10 from the field in his first NBA action as the Magic lost to the Pacers, 85-74, to kick off the Orlando summer league.