Indiana Pacers have in-house business to take care this off-season

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Larry Bird has done a tremendous job in building the Indiana Pacers back to a contender in the Eastern Conference.  The team was very active last off-season in signing free agent David West and trading for George Hill.  Even though the Pacers are experiencing a bit of a front office shake-up, they have some in-house business to take care of this off-season by re-signing Hill and Roy Hibbert.

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Indiana Pacers Could Be Major Players This Off-Season

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Like we are currently seeing in the NFL, the 2011 NBA off-season is up in the air with a lockout looming.  Free agency could be delayed and completely restructured depending on the new agreement reached by the owners and players.  Still, The Sports Bank continues to break down all thirty NBA teams to see what areas they need to address in the off-season.  The Indiana Pacers finished with a losing record for five straight seasons, but are poised to make a major splash in the off-season.

By: David Kay

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Larry Bird worst NBA GM? Draft Record Says So

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When I first saw that SB Nation had ranked the Indiana PacersLarry Bird as the worst GM in the entire NBA, I was kind of surprised. For one thing, he hasn’t continued to spend money on stupid contracts like David Kahn in Minnesota. In fact, he has been busy the past few seasons trying to get the Pacers out from under the contracts of Jermaine O’Neal and Jamal Tinsley. While the pacers still have a year to go in that process, they are at least on their way out of the financial hole they have dug for themselves.

Then I saw Bird’s draft record.

By Travis Miller,  Hammer and Rails.com, SB Nation’s Purdue blog

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