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  1. Indiana Pacers: Grading their offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 |

    ... Eastern Conference. Mandatory Credit: Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports Along with Young, the Pacers signed veteran Al Jefferson to a two year deal. Jefferson will provide Myles Turner with a great mentor on and off the court. His proven ability will be ...


  2. 2016 Fantasy Basketball Draft Prep: Indiana Pacers Team OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | CBS Sports

    ... ranks in pace in his four full seasons as the Trail Blazers ' head coach: 30th, 30th, 30th, 29th. He also added Al Jefferson , the big man least likely to get out and run in transition. Those two moves in particular look confounding. On the other ...


  3. Boogie Cousins: the Celtic's Most Likely Trade TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Boston Celtics

    ... are hard to come by. But, after the Pacers traded for Jeff Teague (with one year on his contract) and signed Al Jefferson, it is unlikely they are looking to move George. Jimmy Butler may not be a legit #1 scoring option. But he would have been an ...


  4. Why one past regret could inform on Nate McMillan's future coaching styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Indy Cornrows

    ... Ellis with Rodney Stuckey would likely only serve as an invitation for opponents to clog the paint and double Al Jefferson. Adding Aaron Brooks , who shot 35 percent from three last season with the Chicago Bulls, should reduce the likelihood of the ...


  5. Pacers 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | BleacherReport

    ... shooting. As a result, the Pacers will look a lot different than they did a year ago. Joining Teague will be Al Jefferson and Thaddeus Young. Indiana will be a better offensive team, but that could come at a major cost on the defensive end. Below is ...


  6. Paul George excited about Pacers' new directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | MSNBC

    ... guard Jeff Teague and acquiring veteran forward Thaddeus Young from Brooklyn. The Pacers also signed big man Al Jefferson to a three-year, $30 million deal as a bench scorer in the frontcourt. But the biggest change is the hire of McMillan. When he ...


  7. Larry Bird on new-look Pacers: "I'd like to score 105 points a game or maybe 106"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | MSNBC

    ... team's in the past were not particularly fast, but it's a change). In are Jeff Teague , Thaddeus Young and Al Jefferson , to go with Paul George , Monta Ellis , and the improving Myles Turner . "We want a style where we can score," Bird said. "I'd ...


  8. Kemba Walker, Nic Batum on loss of Jeremy LinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Nets Daily

    The Hornets had eight free agents at the end of last season. They kept their big name, Nicolas Batum , but lost three others: Al Jefferson to the Pacers , Courtney Lee to the Knicks and Jeremy Lin , of course to the Nets .


  9. Summer Power RankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Peachtree Hoops

    ... have that one team in the NBA that hasn't gone full pace and space. 15. Charlotte Hornets: ....Aaaaaannnddd the Al Jefferson era has come to an end. Good times thinking that the lance and Al combo would bring big things. Seriously though, the ...


  10. Paul George says mental part of rehab was the toughestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | USA Today

    ... something he sees as a possibility next season considering the additions of Jeff Teague, Thaddeus Young and Al Jefferson. "I think Al is as good as it gets in terms of low-post scorers," George said. "Thaddeus has been very underrated, been ...


  11. Grading the Charlotte Hornets Biggest Offseason MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 31 | Swarm and Sting

    ... let's get to the most important departures of the Hornets offseason. In the summer of 2013, the Hornets made Al Jefferson (at the time) the biggest free agent signing in franchise history. In his first season with the team, he would average 21.8 PPG ...


  12. Indiana Pacers release Shayne WhittingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Indy Cornrows

    ... (168) shots of anyone on the team from that distance. Given that surrounding projected backup center Al Jefferson with shooters is the best way to free up space for him to operate in the paint, banking on Georges Niang to fit-in quickly off the ...


  13. Indiana Pacers release former Western Michigan basketball star Shayne WhittingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 |

    Whittington's future with the team became in jeopardy this offseason when the Pacers strengthened their frontcourt. The team added Thaddeus Young, Al Jefferson and recently traded for forward Jeremey Evans.


  14. Paul George thinks he can carry a team, and Larry Bird must agreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | CBS Sports

    ... of that, too. George was asked about the Pacers' offseason moves of bringing in Jeff Teague, Thaddeus Young and Al Jefferson to help round out the starting lineup and second unit. The All-Star forward said that he feels he's still young and can ...


  15. Q&A with Nets Daily's Anthony Puccio: On Thaddeus Young's fit alongside Paul George, Myles TurnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Indy Cornrows

    ... win-win move for both teams. "(At) this point in my career, and I know the past two years with his situation," Al Jefferson said at his introductory press conference before motioning toward Thaddeus Young . "...I know we're hungry, and we want to ...


  16. Charlotte Hornets: Can Roy Hibbert Replace Al Jefferson's Production?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Swarm and Sting

    The Charlotte Hornets will be relying on newly acquired center, Roy Hibbert , to replace Al Jefferson 's production off of the bench this season. With Al Jefferson's departure this offseason, the Charlotte Hornets were left without a key contributor off of the bench going forward.


  17. Big Al back in Prentiss for annual basketball campRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The annual Al Jefferson Basketball Camp tipped off Wednesday in Prentiss. The 8th edition of this camp means that over 3,000 kids will have learned all phases of the game.


  18. ESPN projects Charlotte Hornets as seventh seed in Eastern ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | At the Hive

    ... Hornets are and aren't better than, that's a five-win drop from last year's record of 48-34. ESPN overstated Al Jefferson's impact on the Hornets last season, and the need for a player like Courtney Lee is gone with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist returning ...


  19. Iowa State Basketball: How Georges Niang Can Emerge for the PacersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Wide Right & Natty Lite

    ... in the corner or on the opposite wing to stretch the defense and knock down threes. With the Pacers addition of Al Jefferson , it will make Niang's three point stroke that much more important because Professor Al, PhD. never strays far from the ...


  20. The Summer of BirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... contender. Trading for Jeff Teague and Thaddeus Young and signing veteran free agents in Aaron Brooks and Al Jefferson have brought the Pacers as the second best team in the East behind Cleveland. What brought on this free agent frenzy? The simple ...