Welcome to 8 Points, 9 Seconds, the Indiana Pacers news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. 8 Points, 9 Seconds is dedicated to providing top-notch Pacers news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Editorial Staff

Jared Wade, editor

Jared Wade is editor of 8 Points, 9 Seconds. He founded the site in 2009, and has been writing about the NBA for various outlets since 2007.

Jalen Bishop, Asst. Editor

Jalen Bishop is an assistant editor at 8 points, 9 Seconds. You can follow him on Twitter @jalenbish

Ben Gibson, Word of the Herd

Ben Gibson, editor of Word of the Herd. I write basketball stuff on 8 Points, 9 Seconds, and I love terrible Photoshops.

Jon LaFollette, Staff Writer

Jon is a life-long Indianapolis resident, proud Hoosier and Pacers fanatic. Currently attending graduate school for a master's in sports journalism, he is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in NUVO and Indianapolis Monthly. He is also a three-year veteran of Area 55 who enjoys the company of cats and like-minded pizza enthusiasts. Follow him @JonFilet.

Chuck Summers, Staff Writer

Chuck Summers is an English teacher and Wabash College alum who attended both the last game at Market Square and Reggie Miller’s final game in the NBA.

Justin Ochoa, Staff Writer

Justin is an Indianapolis-based writer with extensive basketball knowledge and a passion for professional and collegiate athletics. You can find him on Twitter (@Justin_M_Ochoa) yapping about sports, fitness and trolling your favorite celebrity.

William Furr, Staff Writer

Tim Donahue, editor

Tim Donahue lives in Fishers, Indiana, and has been around long enough to dimly remember watching the Pacers play in the days of the old Fairgrounds Coliseum. The thing he likes more than anything else about the chance to write for 8 Points, 9 Seconds is the idea that he will know more tomorrow than he does today — at least in theory. You can find him tweeting about the Pacers @TimDonahue8p9s.

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