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Indy Cornrows May 22, 2017
Player Review: Lance Stephenson lit a fire under the Pacers

Player Review: Lance Stephenson lit a fire under the Pacers

The Lance-effect was real. The question now is if it’s sustainable. As trite as the word “swagger” has become, arguably no other term can better encapsulate what it was that Lance Stephenson brought to the Indiana Pacers. “Lance is a little crazy,” Kevin Pritchard admitted on 1070 The Fan’s The Dan Dakich Show. “But, he brings a unique energy to our team, and he brought everybody up. He walked in the building and Paul (George) had a little bit more swagger. Jeff Teague had much more swagger when we had Lance.” Still, as much as the Lance-effect on the Pacers...
Indy Cornrows May 15, 2017
Pacers Draft Prospects: Donovan Mitchell

Pacers Draft Prospects: Donovan Mitchell

The Indiana Pacers front office personnel interviewed Louisville SG Donovan Mitchell at the NBA Combine last week. The Indiana Pacers guard rotation was a nightmare last season. Other than Jeff Teague, the Pacers struggled to find consistent guard play. Coach Nate McMillan juggled between Monta Ellis, Rodney Stuckey, and Aaron Brooks to share ball-handling duties, but playing any combination of these three proved liable both offensively and defensively. The emergence of CJ Miles alongside Teague and the addition of Lance Stephenson in the second unit made it apparent that the Pacers guards...
Indy Cornrows May 8, 2017
Player Review: Monta Ellis was a square peg in a round hole

Player Review: Monta Ellis was a square peg in a round hole

Lance Stephenson’s return has likely rendered the aging guard obsolete with the Pacers. Monta Ellis wasn’t deliberately set up to fail, but there wasn’t exactly a means for him to succeed on this roster, either. Expecting him to be able to consistently space the floor, open driving lanes for Jeff Teague, and pry defenders away from Paul George was unrealistic. Unsurprisingly, that version of the starting lineup was a net negative (minus-0.2) in the 603 minutes they were on the floor together. When C.J. Miles replaced Ellis, they outscored opponents by 7.7 points per 100...

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