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CBS Sports
Putting the NBA's stars into tiers: There aren't many true superstarsgame's most rarified air. Larry Bird wants the Pacers to play faster under new
Putting the NBA's stars into tiers: There aren't many true superstars
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
game's most rarified air. Larry Bird wants the Pacers to play faster under new coach Nate McMillan, and Jeff Teague and Al Jefferson should add to the offensive punch. But they'll still go as far as George takes them, and for what it's worth,... Read more
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SportingNews
Pau Gasol can be a better Tim Duncan replacement than you thinkaround Aldridge and Gasol, though, it’s Popovich. We’ve seen the likes of the 2
Pau Gasol can be a better Tim Duncan replacement than you think
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
around Aldridge and Gasol, though, it’s Popovich. We’ve seen the likes of the 2013-14 Bobcats build an elite defense around Al Jefferson, and the 2015-16 Celtics achieved success with a big man rotation of Kelly Olynyk, David Lee and Jared... Read more
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CBS Sports
Life without a second star: Paul George, DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony DavisGeorge in the summer, trading George Hill for Jeff Teague and a first-round dra
Life without a second star: Paul George, DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
George in the summer, trading George Hill for Jeff Teague and a first-round draft pick for Thaddeus Young. It also acquired Al Jefferson to act as an offensive anchor for the second unit. This is an intriguing team, but it is counting on McMillan... Read more
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The News & Observer
Once an imposing All-Star, center Roy Hibbert seeks to rebuild career with Charlotte Hornetsend -- he averages less than one per season -- and he isn't quick enough to blo
Once an imposing All-Star, center Roy Hibbert seeks to rebuild career with Charlotte Hornets
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
end -- he averages less than one per season -- and he isn't quick enough to block them on defense. And unlike former Hornet Al Jefferson, who couldn't do those things either, Hibbert doesn’t have a reliable low-post scoring game to fall back on as... Read more
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Bleacher Report
NBA Tiers of Contention: Teams in the Playoff Hunt in 2016-17series against the Toronto Raptors hammered that potential home. Who's the mos
NBA Tiers of Contention: Teams in the Playoff Hunt in 2016-17
Bleacher Report / Posted 3 days ago
series against the Toronto Raptors hammered that potential home. Who's the most interesting player on the team? Al Jefferson is an NBA dinosaur. Back-to-the-basket big men who move glacially are not in demand, especially if they aren't... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Hornets' Nicolas Batum: We got better in the offseasonbetter than the team tied for the third-most wins in the Eastern Conference a y
Hornets' Nicolas Batum: We got better in the offseason
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
better than the team tied for the third-most wins in the Eastern Conference a year ago. Yes, even after losing Jeremy Lin, Al Jefferson and Courtney Lee to free agency. "We replaced all of the things we lost with other people who bring something... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Pacers believe pieces are in place to play faster styleto stitch together a championship contender. He made two trades to create vers
Pacers believe pieces are in place to play faster style
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
to stitch together a championship contender. He made two trades to create versatility. He added bulk by signing free agent Al Jefferson. He watched the Pacers' biggest star, Paul George, return from the Olympics with a gold medal around his neck... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Pacers believe pieces are in place to play faster styleto stitch together a championship contender. He made two trades to create vers
Pacers believe pieces are in place to play faster style
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
to stitch together a championship contender. He made two trades to create versatility. He added bulk by signing free agent Al Jefferson. He watched the Pacers' biggest star, Paul George, return from the Olympics with a gold medal around his neck... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Pacers believe pieces are in place to play faster styleto stitch together a championship contender. He made two trades to create vers
Pacers believe pieces are in place to play faster style
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
to stitch together a championship contender. He made two trades to create versatility. He added bulk by signing free agent Al Jefferson. He watched the Pacers' biggest star, Paul George, return from the Olympics with a gold medal around his neck... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Hornets' Nicolas Batum: We got better in the off-seasonbetter than the team tied for the third-most wins in the Eastern Conference a y
Hornets' Nicolas Batum: We got better in the off-season
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
better than the team tied for the third-most wins in the Eastern Conference a year ago. Yes, even after losing Jeremy Lin, Al Jefferson and Courtney Lee to free agency. "We replaced all of the things we lost with other people who bring something... Read more
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CBS Sports
Pacers' Myles Turner suffered a concussion, may not be ready for camp14 attempts on the season (he made three). Moving forward, the Pacers expect Tu
Pacers' Myles Turner suffered a concussion, may not be ready for camp
CBS Sports / Posted 4 days ago
14 attempts on the season (he made three). Moving forward, the Pacers expect Turner to be their defensive anchor inside with Thaddeus Young starting beside him and Al Jefferson backing him up off the bench. But he has to return to the court... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Get pumped for NBA season with Media Daywere 7th in the Eastern Conference in 2015-16. The two big additions in the of
Get pumped for NBA season with Media Day
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
were 7th in the Eastern Conference in 2015-16. The two big additions in the offseason were guard Jeff Teague and center Al Jefferson. The team also fired head coach Frank Vogel, and hired Nate McMillian to replace him. Forward Paul George said... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Kevin Garnett Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reactionseasons behind in Minnesota, Boston became a second home. Traded to the Celtics
Kevin Garnett Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
seasons behind in Minnesota, Boston became a second home. Traded to the Celtics in July 2007 for a package that included Al Jefferson, Garnett joined a roster that already boasted Paul Pierce and Ray Allen. Together, they formed the first Big... Read more
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give me sport
The top five NBA over-under bets to put your money onfrom the campaign for Steve Clifford and his men. The offseason wasn't particu
The top five NBA over-under bets to put your money on
give me sport / Posted 7 days ago
from the campaign for Steve Clifford and his men. The offseason wasn't particularly kind to the franchise as they lost Al Jefferson, Courtney Lee and Jeremy Lin but they should still be good enough to remain above .500. Clifford has proven... Read more
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CBS Sports
Expected jumps, regressions in the NBA's over-hyped Western Conferencebe better if only for internal growth and a healthy DeMarre Carroll. Indiana br
Expected jumps, regressions in the NBA's over-hyped Western Conference
CBS Sports / Posted 11 days ago
be better if only for internal growth and a healthy DeMarre Carroll. Indiana brought in Jeff Teague, Thaddeus Young and Al Jefferson. Top to bottom, there is better parity in the East, where more teams are likely to compete for playoff spots in... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
BDL 25: Is the new-look Indiana Pacers core worth fearing?formidable. That is the core. You can be fearful of Monta Ellis’ odd Sleepy Fl
BDL 25: Is the new-look Indiana Pacers core worth fearing?
Yahoo Sports / Posted 17 days ago
formidable. That is the core. You can be fearful of Monta Ellis’ odd Sleepy Floyd impersonations or respectful of what Al Jefferson might bring to this group off the bench (or as a starter) down low, but George, Teague and Turner will act as... Read more
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CBS Sports
A team-by-team look at the end of the NBA Eastern Conference's honeymoonKidd-Gilchrist is back from injury, and who doesn't love him? The bad news: Jer
A team-by-team look at the end of the NBA Eastern Conference's honeymoon
CBS Sports / Posted 20 days ago
Kidd-Gilchrist is back from injury, and who doesn't love him? The bad news: Jeremy Lin is gone, Courtney Lee is gone and Al Jefferson is gone. Reserve guard Troy Daniels is also gone, and that might not seem like a big deal until you realize... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Pacers to sign Kevin Seraphinand are expecting Seraphin to provide scoring and energy behind second-year cen
Pacers to sign Kevin Seraphin
Yahoo Sports / Posted 22 days ago
and are expecting Seraphin to provide scoring and energy behind second-year center Myles Turner and free-agent acquisition Al Jefferson. Seraphin averaged 3.9 points and 2.6 rebounds per game for the New York Knicks last season after spending five... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
BDL's Ranking Rosters: Measuring depth in the Southeast DivisionLamb, Ramon Sessions, Brian Roberts Standing in: Belinelli, Hibbert, Roberts,
BDL's Ranking Rosters: Measuring depth in the Southeast Division
Yahoo Sports / Posted 22 days ago
Lamb, Ramon Sessions, Brian Roberts Standing in: Belinelli, Hibbert, Roberts, Sessions Edited out: Tyler Hansbrough, Al Jefferson, Courtney Lee, Jeremy Lin Back to Tarantino for a minute. Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russell aren’t Academy... Read more
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CBS Sports
10 NBA players looking to have a bounce-back season in 2016-17he still belongs in the league. The good news: Hornets coach Steve Clifford bu
10 NBA players looking to have a bounce-back season in 2016-17
CBS Sports / Posted 23 days ago
he still belongs in the league. The good news: Hornets coach Steve Clifford built a solid defense with the slow-footed Al Jefferson at center. If there's anyone who can make the most of Hibbert's defensive skills, it should be Clifford. The bad... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Latest Buzz on Hayward, Potential Love Trade and MoreRockets make the most sense. Indiana has a glut of backup big men starting behi
Latest Buzz on Hayward, Potential Love Trade and More
Bleacher Report / Posted 23 days ago
Rockets make the most sense. Indiana has a glut of backup big men starting behind Thaddeus Young and Myles Turner, but only Al Jefferson has proved himself to be a good player. Jefferson next to Landry would be a poor defensive combination, but they... Read more
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CBS Sports
Five things to know about the promising, perplexing Indiana Pacers in 2016-17is an offensive upgrade on Hill by any measure (averaging nearly twice as many
Five things to know about the promising, perplexing Indiana Pacers in 2016-17
CBS Sports / Posted 1 months ago
is an offensive upgrade on Hill by any measure (averaging nearly twice as many assists per 100 possessions last season). Al Jefferson gives them a quality veteran scorer off the bench who can start in a pinch. Thad Young provides incredible... Read more
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CBS Sports
NBA rim protection and how teams go about taking away shots insideas long as he's healthy (22.8 minutes per game and missed 22 games). The Pacers
NBA rim protection and how teams go about taking away shots inside
CBS Sports / Posted 1 months ago
as long as he's healthy (22.8 minutes per game and missed 22 games). The Pacers have added Jeff Teague, Thaddeus Young, and Al Jefferson to bolster the experience on the roster, but Turner is the sole rim protector on the team. Now that he's more... Read more
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give me sport
Three teams who will improve the most next seasonwhole different outlook. Trading for Thaddeus Young gives PG-13 a talented fron
Three teams who will improve the most next season
give me sport / Posted 1 months ago
whole different outlook. Trading for Thaddeus Young gives PG-13 a talented frontcourt partner to bounce of off and securing Al Jefferson in free agency brings a potential double-double presence at the four or five spot. All of a sudden, the Indiana... Read more

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