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Report: Pacers' defense will change without Hibbert

The Indiana Pacers were planning to become a team playing at a faster tempo and that is one of the reasons they put Roy Hibbert in the trade market. With Hibbert heading to the Los Angeles Lakers via trade this week, the coaching staff will concentrate on how the team plays defense with the big man no longer on the team.

Stuckey staying with Pacers (2:43)
Lakers, Lou Williams agree to contract (3:10)
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Rodney Stuckey to return to Pacers

Indiana reached a 3-year, $21M deal with the free-agent guard, agent Paolo Zamorano told ESPN's Brian Windhorst. Stuckey averaged 12.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 71 games for the Pacers last season.

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Report: Turner impresses in summer debut

Myles Turner led all scorers in the Indiana Pacers' summer league opener against the Miami Heat in Orlando. Indiana lost the game, 92-76, but Turner's 20 points and eight rebounds was a promising start for the 19-year-old rookie.

Winslow leads Heat in debut (0:29)
Pacers agree to trade Hibbert to Lakers (1:33)
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Lakers, Pacers agree to Hibbert deal

The Lakers are nearing agreement to take Roy Hibbert, league sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne. The framework of the trade is still being discussed. Sources said the deal will be completed by July 9 when the league-wide moratorium is lifted.

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2dMarc Stein and Ramona Shelburne

Lakers closing in on deal for Hibbert, sources say

The Lakers ‎and Indiana Pacers are nearing agreement on a trade that will send All-Star center Roy Hibbert to Los Angeles, according to league sources.

Rookies star in first Summer League game

The first final in Orlando Summer League saw the Heat beat the Pacers 92-76. Rookie Myles Turner (Indiana) led all scorers with 20 points and had 8 rebounds. Justise Winslow led Miami with 15 points on just 8 shots.

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Can Turner keep trending upward?

Myles Turner's draft stock rose quickly this year, resulting in the Pacers selecting him with the 11th overall pick. Now, the team will hope to see continued development from Turner in the Orlando Summer League. Five to watch

David West looking at Wizards, Spurs (2:01)
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Ellis improves Pacers offense

Signing Monte Ellis makes the Pacers' offense more dynamic, according to Kevin Pelton. Meanwhile, Pelton says bringing back Lavoy Allen was a value move Pelton’s day-two analysis (insider)

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As anti-Monta, Matthews a perfect fit for Mavs

Wesley Matthews is the polar opposite of Monta Ellis, the man he'll replace in Dallas' starting lineup. That's why the Mavs wanted him so much.

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Report: Pacers did surprisingly well to add Ellis

The Indiana Pacers went into the start of free agency hoping to land a top scoring guard and they did just that by signing Monta Ellis to a four-year, $44 million contract on Thursday.

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4dMichael C. Wright

Report: West interested in Spurs, Warriors

Veteran David West is looking to join a contender, and he has his sights set on San Antonio and Golden State, according to a report.

Ellis agrees to 4-year deal with Pacers (1:54)
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Ellis can score, but not an All-Star

Monta Ellis, who's headed to Indiana on a 4-year deal, has a career scoring average of 19.3 PPG. That's the second-highest in NBA history among players who've never been named to an All-Star team, behind only John Williamson (20.1 PPG).

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Monta Ellis headed to Indiana

Ellis agreed to a 4-year/$44M deal with the Pacers, per ESPN's Marc Stein and Chris Broussard. He averaged 18.9 PPG for the Mavericks last year, becoming the first player other than Dirk Nowitzki to lead Dallas in scoring since 1999-00.

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West left due to Bird, lack of contending

David West, who opted out of the last year of his deal with Indiana, just wants to win. "I'm just not sure the Pacers are in title contention right now," he said, calling the way president Larry Bird threw Roy Hibbert under the bus at the end of the season the last straw: "That did rub me the wrong way. That threw me off." (via WTHR)

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game97.324th
Rebounds Per Game44.95th
Assists Per Game21.418th
Points Allowed97.04th

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