Myles Turner and the Pacers agreed to a $60 million extension on Saturday, a deal that removes a huge trade chip from the deadline market. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Indiana Pacers have agreed to an extension with big man Myles Turner worth $60 million over two years (with $17 million of the extension tacked
T.J. McConnell of the Indiana Pacers rocked a Damar Hamlin jersey before his most recent game, showing support for the hospitalized NFL player. The entire sporting world has been sending all the good thoughts and support they can muster to Bills’ defensive back Damar Hamlin, who collapsed on the field during Monday night’s game against
Dec 18, 2022; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Golden State Warriors center James Wiseman (33) dribbles the ball while sitting before warm up before a game against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Tired of puny fake NBA trades that only include a handful of teams at a time? Boy,
Myles Turner has been one of the hottest names in NBA trade rumors but the Pacers have just signaled their intention to try and keep him. Myles Turner’s future in Indiana has never looked entirely secure over the past few seasons. He’s been mentioned in trade rumors for years and while the path looked clear
The 2022 deadline deal that sent Domantas Sabonis to the Kings and Tyrese Haliburton to the Pacers was a shocker. So far, it’s been a win-win. The Sacramento Kings shocked the basketball world at the 2022 NBA Trade Deadline, dealing breakout young guard Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield, and Tristan Thompson to the Indiana Pacers for
Myles Turner recently made the big decision to change agents. Could this change signal a coming trade to the Los Angeles Lakers? According to Marc Stein, Myles Turner has changed agents from BDA to CAA. This detail on its own probably won’t mean much to most fans. But for a player who seemingly begged the
Tyrese Haliburton is breaking new ground with his assist stats this season. But don’t overlook what he’s doing on defense for the Indiana Pacers. Tyrese Haliburton is having a remarkable season for the surprising Indiana Pacers, pushing himself into all sorts of outlier statistical territory. His assist to Andrew Nembhard on the game-winning 3-pointer against
The Indiana Pacers have some of the most intriguing trade pieces available. But will their recent hot stretch push them away from selling at the NBA Trade Deadline? FiveThirtyEight’s preseason prediction model gave the Indiana Pacers just an 18 percent chance of making the playoffs. It was presumed that they’d lean into their youth and
Trade rumors are heating up and we’ve cooked up a few debatable NBA trade ideas including Myles Turner, John Collins, Jae Crowder and more. NBA trade rumors are basically a year-round phenomenon but they definitely ebb and flow. Over the past week or two, as the relative strengths and weaknesses of each team have come
Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports The 2022 NBA rookie class has been impressive. Two weeks into the season, here are the way-too-early NBA Rookie of the Year rankings. We are now officially two weeks into the NBA season. This year’s rookie class has made a big impact early. Paolo Banchero and Bennedict Mathurin are both averaging
Myles Turner would apparently like the Pacers to trade him to the Lakers. But there are a lot of moving parts that could prevent this deal from happening. A weird NBA weekend — Josh Primo released by the Spurs for allegedly exposing himself to multiple women, Kyrie Irving angrily defending his own obviously antisemitic behavior
Bennedict Mathurin is just five games into his NBA career but he’s already making a difference with his skill, polish and advanced scoring tools. Unsurprisingly, Paolo Banchero looks like the early favorite for Rookie of the Year — averaging 24.0 points, 7.6 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.6 blocks per game for the Orlando Magic. But
Tyrese Haliburton gives the Indiana Pacers something solid they can build, a foundation that could last for years to come. I’ve been watching the Indiana Pacers long enough to see a savior or two. I remember the excitement about Al Harrington and Jonathan Bender as potential bridges to the post-Reggie Miller era, only for Jermaine
The Lakers could make a run toward another title if they trade for Myles Turner and Buddy Hield The Los Angeles Lakers made a move to acquire Patrick Beverley earlier this week, but expectations are that the team is not done making tweaks to the roster in advance of the start of the 2022-23 season.
With the mega-trade market quiet, here’s a glimpse at what the Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors can expect. At this point in the NBA offseason, there are not likely to be a ton of surprises. Barring a massive trade involving Kevin Durant or Kyrie Irving — which seems less likely each
Los Angeles Lakers guard Russell Westbrook. (Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) Cowboys: Predicting when Jerry Jones will change his mind about Mike McCarthy by John Buhler The Pacers may be the perfect trade partner for the Lakers as they look to get rid of Russell Westbrook but Indiana wants more than LA has offered so
Deandre Ayton has signed the largest offer sheet in NBA history, courtesy of the Indiana Pacers. The Phoenix Suns have 48 hours to decide whether they’ll match. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Indiana Pacers signed Deandre Ayton for four years and $133 million. It is the largest offer sheet ever signed by an NBA restricted
Malcolm Brogdon #7 of the Indiana Pacers (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images) NBA insider: Warriors played a role in Kevin Durant’s trade request by Mark Powell Steelers’ starting quarterback decision may already be made by John Buhler The Boston Celtics wanted another playmaking guard in the mix. They received just that in the Malcolm Brogdon
Bennedict Mathurin was a Top 6 pick by the Indiana Pacers but the rookie is already taking some shots at LeBron James, which might not be the smartest move. Prior to the full evaluation process in the 2022 NBA Draft, there were some wondering just how high Arizona Wildcats product Bennedict Mathurin would be drafted.
You can’t blame the Lakers for trying but it’s no surprise the Pacers weren’t interested in the questionable Russell Westbrook trade package they offered. The Los Angeles Lakers have been signaling their willingness to keep Russell Westbrook into next season but that may be, in part, because they have precious few options for moving him.
Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports The Indiana Pacers appear to be holding onto Myles Turner. But he could fetch a high price on the trade market and these teams could build a compelling offer. The Indiana Pacers dramatically shook up their core at the trade deadline, sending Domantas Sabonis to the Sacramento Kings for Tyrese Haliburton.
MADISON, WISCONSIN – MARCH 06: Johnny Davis #1 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts after hitting the first shot of the game during the first half of the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Kohl Center on March 06, 2022 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images) NBA Draft Rumors: Wizards shopping No. 10 pick?
There are two early suitors that could be interested in acquiring guard Russell Westbrook from the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason. The Los Angeles Lakers were expected to be contending for the Larry O’Brien Trophy at the end of the 2021-22 regular season, especially after they brought in guard Russell Westbrook. Instead, the team failed
The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. The 50-40-90 season is one of the rarest achievements in the NBA record books. It requires a player to shoot at least 50 percent from the field, 40 percent
NBA legend Larry Bird predicted that LeBron James made his surrounding cast look better during his first stint in Cleveland, and he turned out to be right. When it comes to overall NBA excellence, it’s virtually impossible to beat Larry Bird. Bird remains the only person to win in NBA history to win Rookie of
The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. The NCAA Tournament starts this week shining the spotlight on, among other things, some of the best draft prospects in this year’s class. The consensus seems to be that
Here are the trade grades for the Indiana Pacers sending Domantas Sabonis to the Sacramento Kings in a multi-player deal involving Tyrese Haliburton. So the Indiana Pacers and the Sacramento Kings made a deal with Domantas Sabonis going to Northern California and Tyrese Haliburton to the Hoosier State. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Pacers sent Sabonis, Jeremy Lamb and a
Tyrese Haliburton, Sacramento Kings. (Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports) New York Mets: First move to make once the lockout ends by Seth Carlson Some Sacramento Kings fans absolutely hate this trade their team just made with the Indiana Pacers by giving up on Tyrese Haliburton in exchange for Domantas Sabonis in a package deal. While Indiana Pacers fans
Both the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans took bold swings head of the NBA trade deadline, but where will those moves ultimately take them? Both the blessing and the curse of building around someone like Zion Williamson is the urgency he places upon the present. A player this dominant, this soon with this kind of
The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. Four teams got a jumpstart on the NBA Trade Deadline with a pair of massive Tuesday trades. The Sacramento Kings sent Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield and Tristan Thompson to