1. How Reggie Jackson Can Prove He's Worth His Massive $80 Million Extension

    Reggie Jackson was a different player after being traded to the Detroit Pistons from the Oklahoma City Thunder  in February...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 30 days ago 21,031 reads 43 comments

  2. Dallas Mavericks Are Getting Deron Williams in the Fold at the Perfect Time

    Deron Williams is finally a member of the Dallas Mavericks . After reaching a buy-out agreement with the Brooklyn Nets , the 31-year-old point guard signed a two-year, $10 million deal with Dallas...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 1 month ago 29,534 reads 90 comments

  3. Early Impressions of Myles Turner at 2015 NBA Summer League

    The Indiana Pacers selected Myles Turner at No. 11 overall in the 2015 NBA draft, a preliminary step in remaking their frontcourt for the future...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 1 month ago 12,457 reads 31 comments

  4. Jimmy Butler's Game Ready to Explode to New Heights After Signing Max Contract

    Jimmy Butler is the proud new owner of a five-year, $90 million max contract from the Chicago Bulls ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 1 month ago 19,392 reads 69 comments

  5. Where Can the Indiana Pacers Trade Roy Hibbert During the 2015 Offseason?

    For now, Roy Hibbert remains with the Indiana Pacers . But that's likely to change very soon. At the end of June, Hibbert elected to opt-in for the final year of his contract, securing a $15...

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  6. Does Drafting Myles Turner at No. 11 Reshape Indiana Pacers' Future?

    For the Indiana Pacers , the NBA draft and the No. 11 pick was an opportunity to build depth and begin a stylistic shift. They settled on Myles Turner, a 6'11", 239-pound center from the University of Texas...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 2 months ago 7,593 reads 11 comments

  7. 2015 NBA Draft Prospects Who Would Help the Indiana Pacers

    With the No. 11 overall pick at their disposal, the 2015 NBA draft is especially important for the Indiana Pacers . In an ideal world, this would be a summer of transition for Indiana...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 2 months ago 8,892 reads 15 comments

  8. What Scott Skiles' Hire Means for the Orlando Magic Rebuild

    It's been three full seasons since the Orlando Magic traded Dwight Howard , and their rebuild under general manager Rob Hennigan appears to be stuck in neutral...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 3 months ago 4,839 reads 24 comments

  9. What's Next for Paul Millsap in 2015 NBA Free Agency?

    This year, Paul Millsap helped push the Atlanta Hawks to their best season in franchise history. Now he's staring down unrestricted free agency and a choice about what he'd like his next challenge to be...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 3 months ago 12,096 reads 50 comments

  10. Khris Middleton's Game Makes Him Universally Appealing in 2015 NBA Free Agency

    This season, Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton blossomed as a key part of one of the league's most exciting young teams, becoming a solid contributor on offense and one of the best wing defenders in the league...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 3 months ago 16,552 reads 92 comments

  11. How Austin Rivers Saved His NBA Career with the Los Angeles Clippers

    It was not so long ago that Austin Rivers was considered an enormous NBA draft bust, owner of one of the worst rookie debuts in modern memory. A few strong postseason performances have almost completely changed the narrative...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 3 months ago 13,620 reads 24 comments

  12. Statistical Comparisons for the Top 5 Prospects of the 2015 NBA Draft

    Projecting the future of NBA draft prospects is a murky business. Anyone who says they have it figured out is probably selling something...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 4 months ago 28,694 reads 45 comments

  13. No Ceilings: Andrew Wiggins' Offense Could Defy Projections Next Season

    Andrew Wiggins , of the Minnesota Timberwolves , is the NBA 's Rookie of the Year. It was an up-and-down season, but respectable per game averages—16.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 4 months ago 25,187 reads 71 comments

  14. What Could the Indiana Pacers Get Back in a Potential Roy Hibbert Trade?

    As recently as the beginning of last season, Roy Hibbert was a foundational piece for the Indiana Pacers . After wrapping up another disappointing campaign, his future with the team looks murky...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 4 months ago 16,571 reads 40 comments

  15. Indiana Pacers' New Identity Will Leave Roy Hibbert on Outside Looking In

    The season is over for the Indiana Pacers , a little earlier than they hoped. The biggest reveal from this past campaign is that the team's primary identity—defense and physicality—may need to change...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 4 months ago 8,339 reads 23 comments

  16. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Indiana Pacers Player

    The Indiana Pacers fought and clawed their way through an extremely difficult campaign. In the end, it was not enough. A 95-83 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on the last night of the regular season knocked the Pacers out of the playoffs...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 4 months ago 865 reads 0 comments

  17. Paul George's Return Just What the Doctor Ordered for Hopeful Indiana Pacers

    The Indiana Pacers are fighting for their playoff lives. At this point in the regular season, every opportunity is precious...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 5 months ago 3,705 reads 6 comments

  18. Indiana Pacers' Lackluster Defense Dooming Chance to Make 2015 NBA Playoffs

    Just a few weeks ago, the Indiana Pacers looked to have finally put all the pieces together. After a difficult and injury-filled start to the season, they were taking control ...

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  19. How Rodney Stuckey Is Becoming the New Lance Stephenson for the Indiana Pacers

    The Indiana Pacers began this season with some holes to fill. Both of their starting wings were gone— Paul George rehabbing from a catastrophic leg injury suffered in ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 5 months ago 5,160 reads 14 comments

  20. George Hill Building Dark-Horse Case to Win 2015 Most Improved Player Award

    George Hill has a case for the NBA 's Most Improved Player Award, even if he does not look like your typical candidate. He's 28 years old. He's wrapping up his seventh NBA season and his third as a full-time starting point guard...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 5 months ago 2,228 reads 4 comments

  21. How the Indiana Pacers Are Becoming an Under-the-Radar NBA Playoff Wild Card

    The Indiana Pacers have won 10 of their last 11 games and 15 of their last 19. Impressed yet? Over the last month and a half, the Pacers have scratched and clawed their way ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 6 months ago 3,076 reads 5 comments

  22. What Can We Expect from Paul George's Potential Return to the Indiana Pacers?

    As the Indiana Pacers continue their playoff push, the possibility of Paul George 's return looms large in the background. George suffered a catastrophic broken leg in a Team USA scrimmage last summer...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 6 months ago 12,321 reads 15 comments

  23. 6 Key Games That Will Define the Indiana Pacers' 2015 Playoff Push

    With their full complement of players finally healthy, the Indiana Pacers are finally experiencing the kind of success they envisioned when the season began. Since February 1, they are outscoring opponents by an average of 3...

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  24. Should Indiana Pacers Deal David West Before 2015 NBA Trade Deadline?

    With the NBA trade deadline approaching, the Indiana Pacers have plenty of decisions to make about their present and future. None of those are quite as complicated as whether or not to trade David West ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 6 months ago 3,528 reads 7 comments

  25. Breaking Down What's Behind Indiana Pacers Surge for Final Playoff Spot

    For most of this season, the Indiana Pacers have been waiting to get healthy. With George Hill back in the lineup for their last 10 games, they've finally had their full complement of players together and things are starting to look up...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 7 months ago 2,758 reads 7 comments