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  1. Nate McMillan may need to adjust how he manages minutes in blowoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Indy Cornrows

    With Myles Turner entering the league's concussion protocol and Domantas Sabonis starting in his absence, the window of opportunity was theoretically cracked ever-so-slightly open for rookie Ike Anigbogu to see spot minutes at backup center against the Portland Trailblazers. Instead, despite the fact that Lance Stephenson and Al Jefferson logged zero minutes together last season after having posted the worst two-man net rating for the Charlotte Hornets two seasons prior, Nate McMillan opted to lean on the anachronistic center's more polished offensive repertoire and veteran experience.

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  2. Blazers Punish Pacers as Lillard, McCollum DominateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Blazers Edge

    ... The Pacers' eyes lit up when they saw Pat Connaughton and Caleb Swanigan on the floor. Forwards T.J. Leaf and Al Jefferson butchered Portland from the perimeter as their guards drove inward. But once again a Blazers guard rode to the rescue. Evan ...

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  3. The Pacers are better than Brooklyn but probably not PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Indy Cornrows

    ... higher rate. Indiana will try to play fast but without Myles Turner they'll be lacking depth at the center. Al Jefferson might have to play significant minutes and he's not built to play fast. Nate McMillan could try to shrink his lineup to an ...

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  4. Pacers Injury Update: Myles Turner doubtful for BlazersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Indy Cornrows

    ... adjusts the lineup. Next in line at center is Domantas Sabonis , but McMillan may try to match the size with Al Jefferson and then play Sabonis more minutes. Since the Pacers are short on bigs, they could just play smaller or unleash rookie Ike ...

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  5. Central Indiana offers support to Gordon Hayward after serious injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... him and his family well. Hope he gets a speedy recovery and is back soon," Simpson said. It was even hard for Al Jefferson of the Pacers to watch. He played with Hayward his rookie year in Utah. "I saw everybody holding each other. The fans covering ...

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  6. Pacers' bench may no longer be a complete dreg on the startersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Indy Cornrows

    ... around the basket and won't be the complete non-threat beyond the arc that Lavoy Allen , Kevin Seraphin , and Al Jefferson each were last season. Not-so-shockingly, taking and making more threes is arguably the biggest difference between this group ...

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  7. Pacers Preseason: Relevant questions to irrelevant gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Indy Cornrows

    ... I'm not sure he did. Hell yes. Remove the first preseason game and Leaf looks like he might be better than Al Jefferson. Even with the first one he still might be. Leaf's defense isn't great but if he's going to shoot 4-5 from 3-point range he ...

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  8. Pacers change directions, making Turner, Oladipo new leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    ... Sancya) Indiana Pacers forward T.J. Leaf (22) blocks a Detroit Pistons forward Henry Ellenson (8) shot as Al Jefferson defends in the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Detroit, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) FILE - In ...

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  9. NBA Preseason final score: Pacers fall short against Pistons 107-97Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Indy Cornrows

    ... who are secure in their roster spots who brought the team down tonight. The lone starter in double figures was Al Jefferson , scoring 12, but doing so on 14 shots. Jefferson struggled mightily, looking vintage Al Jefferson on defense, but not ...

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  10. Pacers to shuffle preseason lineup against PistonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Indy Cornrows

    ... the only veteran regular expected to play, although I wouldn't expect him to play much past the first quarter. Al Jefferson hasn't been a regular in the rotation so far, but will get a chance to play extended minutes. There will be an intriguing ...

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  11. Pacers preview: As Indiana turns page on Paul George era, all eyes on Turner, OladipoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | CBS Sports

    ... Instead, he signed veteran free agents such as was brought in as well. Lance Stephenson, Thaddeus Young and Al Jefferson are back, leading to a mish-mash roster full of youngsters the Pacers hope will be their core of the future (Turner, Oladipo, ...

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  12. NBA Preseason final score: Pacers cruise past Bucks 104-86Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Indy Cornrows

    ... fans were hoping for from the young big. Sabonis may stumble into a lot of minutes regardless, especially with Al Jefferson , a slimmer, fitter Al Jefferson, looking a lot like Al Jefferson, which is to say, if the Pacers are committed to a faster ...

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  13. Nic Batum reminds Dwight Howard of one of his favorite ex-teammatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    ... and rim protection. But this team hasn't had a post scorer who could force opponents to double-team since Al Jefferson left for the Indiana Pacers in 2016. "The one way I'd say Nic is a little bit better than Hedo was at the time is defense - in ...

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  14. Pacers' Turner accepts new roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Journal Gazette

    ... Thaddeus Young, one of the holdovers. "It seems like he wants to lead this team." Young and veteran center Al Jefferson have been around the league long enough to know what it takes to thrive under these circumstances, and Joseph comes over from the ...

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  15. Pacers feel emboldened to stand with NFL playersRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2017 | Journal Gazette

    ... to try to enact change, and with that comes responsibility. Unfortunately, not all the Pacers grasp that. Al Jefferson, not up on current events, asked without sarcasm: "I'm sorry, what happened over the weekend?" After being told the Warriors had ...

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  16. Oladipo returns to Indiana Pacers for a 1st day of schoolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... that have something to prove." The sour taste of the Paul George saga were gone Monday. However, a slimmed-down Al Jefferson and re-energized Lance Stephenson were in attendance. "I love it (being the underdog) because I have been doubted all my ...

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  17. Paul George trade just the start of a pathetic Pacers offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | MSNBC

    ... million) and Collison ($2 million of $10 million) have small guarantees for 2018-19. So does returning center Al Jefferson ($4 million of $10 million). Essentially, Indiana will keep those players if they have value at those salaries or clear cap ...

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  18. How the Pacers should go about trying to make 'Good Lance' sustainableRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Indy Cornrows

    ... with Kevin Seraphin . Fortunately, the double plodder tandems will automatically no longer be an option, but Al Jefferson's big body still has the potential to present problems, regardless. Per Synergy , Big Al posted up more frequently (46.2%) than ...

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  19. More suggestions for how the Pacers can make next season meaningfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Indy Cornrows

    ... would be able to hang back in the high paint without being too far out of position to alter shots, if need be. Al Jefferson earning one of the NBPA's thirty " Teammate of the Year " awards certainly wasn't the most surprising thing that happened in ...

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  20. Charlotte Hornets: Just how good can Cody Zeller be?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Swarm and Sting

    ... develop and there's a good chance that he could learn some valuable skills from Dwight Howard (like he did with Al Jefferson ) so that in a couple years, Cody can take over as the Hornets' starting center. Now becoming an all-star or a borderline ...

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