Adonis Thomas signed a non-guaranteed deal with Indiana, source tells RealGM. Thomas posted he was headed to Pacers training camp.
The Clippers the latest team showing interest in free agent forward Shawn Marion, a source said. Cavs, Pacers, Heat also still interested.
And for those keeping track of such things, Solomon Hill's (@kingxsolo) number change to 44 has been approved.
Pro Basketball Talk "It’s a marketing thing. Paul George is a rising star in the basketball world trying to crossover into the world where even casual sports fans — and even some non-sports fans — know who he is. A catchy nickname like PG-13 helps with that. (Plus it was a nice touch he bought up all his old..." August 16
CBSSports.com "Indiana Pacers forward Paul George met with the media Friday for the first time since his devastating leg injury in a Team USA scrimmage two weeks ago. In a press conference, George arrived on crutches after undergoing surgery the night of the injury, in which a titanium rod and multiple pins..." August 16
Pro Basketball Talk "Paul George is a guy that worked too hard to get here to just roll over. He was overlooked coming out of high school in Palmdale, undervalued coming out of college at Fresno State, and now he’s an All-Star NBA player. He got there with some natural gifts and an impressive work ethic to hone those..." August 15
Pro Basketball Talk "Paul George is switching numbers when he returns, he will go to No. 13. So then we can all call him PG-13. It’s all about the marketing. Because of when he applied (and the fact he is likely out for all of next season) George was not required to buy all the old 24 gear on the NBA.com..." August 14
CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13
Pacers are guaranteeing Donald Sloan’s (@dsloan15) contract, Bird says. Had to make a decision by Friday.
Bird said he came away from meeting with Shawn Marion feeling like he was undecided but wanted to play on championship contender now.
BREAKING: Pacers have just received a disabled player exception from the NBA. They'll have roughly $2 million to spend on another player.
Denver Post "About a year-and-a-half ago, the Indiana Pacers dialed the Nuggets up and proposed a center swap of JaVale McGee for Roy Hibbert. For then Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri, it was a non-starter. Hibbert, to that point hadn’t shown much outside of not exactly living up to a big contract. And..." August 12
ESPN.com "The Indiana Pacers have jumped into the race for Shawn Marion's signature -- competing with LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers -- by hosting Marion on a visit to Indianapolis, ESPN.com has learned. Marion met face-to-face with Pacers president Larry Bird Monday, according to sources close to the..." August 12
Vogel, on the season ahead: "We’ve got a winning culture here. I think we’re going to surprise some people."
Sporting News "In an ironic turn, Paul George, who chose No. 24 because of his idol, Kobe Bryant, has decided to change his jersey number, ESPN.com's Darren Rovell reports . While George will not play for the Pacers during the 2014-15 season, he will sell plenty of jerseys as fans look to honor him. George..." August 12
Pro Basketball Talk "A report surfaced in the early days of free agency that the Pacers were trying to trade for Suns guard Goran Dragic, but that’s all we heard from the traditionally reliable sources. There was no mention of who Indiana was willing to part with, and the details remained undiscovered. But with..." August 11
Lots of chatter about Greg Monroe today. Pacers shopping Hibbert and a source tells me they have called the Pistons about him. All I know.
Real GM Basketball "Unrestricted free agent MarShon Brooks is progressing toward finalizing contract terms with Olimpia Milano Armani of the European League, a source told RealGM. Brooks had been in dialogue with NBA teams before advancing in negotiations with Olimpia Milano on Tuesday night. For Brooks, the..." August 07
Pacers will apply 4 Disabled Player Exception to replace Paul George, per source. Can sign free agent for 1yr at $5.3M.
Pacers are making a strong push on Shawn Marion, placing calls into the free agent forward in recent days, league source tells RealGM.
The Indiana Pacers have free agent MarShon Brooks on a short list of wing possibilities for a deal, league sources tell RealGM.
Indianapolis Star "This was Kevin Pritchard's first terrible thought, one that was shared by almost everybody who saw Paul George's gruesome lower right leg injury Friday night in Las Vegas. "Oh, my God, this is career-ending," the Pacers' general manager thought as he watched from his seat 15 rows above the..." August 04
Free agent Gary Forbes has interest from the Grizzlies and Pacers as he mulls China deal to attempt NBA midseason, source tells RealGM.
USA Today "If Indiana Pacers guard Paul George misses the 2014-15 season – and that's a strong possibility after sustaining a fractured tibia and fibula in a USA Basketball showcase Friday – the Pacers can receive some salary cap relief under a clause called the disabled player exception. According to the..." August 03
Classy move from Anthony Davis, who I'm told stopped by the Las Vegas hospital last night to visit Paul George as he underwent leg surgery.
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CBSSports.com "Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird released the following statement about forward Paul George's devastating injury on Saturday, via the team's official website: "Our first thoughts are with Paul and his family. It is way too early to speculate on his return as the No. 1 priority for..." August 02
Pacers guard Paul George had a "good surgery. No ancillary damage" but likely out for next season, a source told Yahoo Sports.
CBSSports.com "Indiana Pacers guard/forward Paul George suffered an extremely severe leg injury in the Team USA scrimmage Friday night. He pursued James Harden in transition defense, then landed awkwardly against the stanchion, at which point a replay from ESPN clearly showed his leg fracturing. George was..." August 02
Jerry Colangelo tells Yahoo he sees Chandler Parsons and Paul George as possible stretch four forwards internationally.
Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23
Pro Basketball Talk "Roy Hibbert with a skyhook? Pacers president and former Celtic Larry Bird apparently dined with his old Lakers rival, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, in the name of helping Indiana’s center. If Abdul-Jabbar helps diversifies Hibbert’s offense, that would be wonderful for the wayward Pacers big man...." July 23
Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22
Indianapolis Star "In the end, flashing the choke sign at LeBron James and then blowing in the King's ear wasn't the silliest thing Lance Stephenson ever did. The most foolish thing Stephenson and his lawyer/agent, Alberto Ebanks, did was turning down the Pacers' five-year, $44 million contract. Do the..." July 22
Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources tell Herald. He will get a portion of their mid-level exception.
ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Angels acquired All-Star closer Huston Street and prospect Trevor Gott from the San Diego Padres for minor leaguers Taylor Lindsey, R.J. Alvarez, Jose Rondon and Elliot Morris in a trade on Friday night. The 30-year-old Street (1-0) has 24 saves in 25 opportunities and a 1.09..." July 19
New York Post "Andrew Bynum for 2015? The 7-foot Bynum may not be reuniting with Phil Jackson’s Knicks or any other team next season because he is seriously contemplating sitting out 2014-15 to undergo the Germany-based knee therapy called “The Regenokine Program’’ that would require an extra long rehab,..." July 18
Rodney Stuckey has agreed to join the Indiana Pacers on a one-year deal, @USATODAYsports has learned. Nice pickup after losing Stephenson.
ESPN.com "Lance Stephenson has signed a three-year, $27 million deal to play for the Charlotte Hornets, according to league sources. The deal was signed early Wednesday morning after Hornets owner Michael Jordan, general manager Rich Cho and coach Steve Clifford met with Stephenson and his..." July 17
SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16
Also hearing Pacers are expressing serious interest in Rodney Stuckey to fill backcourt void created by Lance Stephenson's move to Charlotte
The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15
After not expressing much interest in Lance Stephenson, the Hornets are now looking into possibly signing him, the Observer has learned.
Evan Turner has received interest from Boston and Minnesota, a source told ESPN.
Indianapolis Star "Paul George figures the Central Division race will be a fun one with the return of LeBron James to Cleveland. The Indiana Pacers star forward made it clear too that he wants Lance Stephenson to re-sign with the Pacers and join him in the chase. Stephenson, an unrestricted free agent, is..." July 13
Sporting News "The Charlotte Hornets took a gamble by pursuing Gordon Hayward, making a max offer for the restricted free-agent forward, and it didn't pay off, now that the Utah Jazz informed the Hornets they will match. That leaves the Hornets with about $20 million in cap space, and a roster it's seeking..." July 12
Pacers announce the signings of C.J. Miles, Damjan Rudez, Lavoy Allen.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10
The Chicago Bulls expressed interest in Lance Stephenson today, according to sources.