Morning Roundup: July 18, 2017

The newest Pacers shooting guard, is not unknown to Indiana. Oladipo starred at Indiana University.
The newest Pacers shooting guard, is not unknown to Indiana. Oladipo starred at Indiana University. /

Keeping up on Pacers news can be daunting, so we’ve rounded the essential stuff from all over the internet into the morning roundup. Click around and never miss a beat with your favorite team!

Welcome to the morning roundup! Below is a collection of the best five Pacers news articles from the last few days all in one convenient location. In today’s edition, we have stories/podcasts from the Indy Star, The Ringer, Locked On Pacers, Indiana Sports Coverage and SB Nation.

Take a minute to look around and get briefed on all things Pacers before you start the day.

Pacers see Cory Joseph as ‘perfect fit’ for their culture shift: Nate Taylor, Indy Star

Pacers insider Nate Taylor has everything you need from the press conference that welcomed Raptors backup point guard Cory Joseph to Indianapolis. Kevin Pritchard discussed Joseph’s time in the San Antonio finishing school we call the Spurs, as well as the toughness and basketball IQ that makes him confident Joseph could be a long-term solution at point guard.

Can the Pacers unlock Victor Oladipo? Haley O’Shaughnessy, The Ringer

The Ringer is spending this week looking at the somewhat forgotten factors of this offseason’s blockbuster trades. Editorial assistant Haley O’Shaughnessy takes a look at Victor Oladipo’s return to Indiana and how he could be primed for a big bounce back season.

Pacers Offseason Recap w/ Indycornrows’ Caitlin Cooper: Adam Friedman, Locked On Pacers

Two Indycornrows writers hopped on the Locked on Pacers podcast to discuss the wild Pacers offseason. They cover a wide swath of topics, and it’s definitely worth your time, as is anything they put out.

Analyzing the Indiana Pacers’ Projected Starting Lineup: Darren Collison: Grant Afseth, Indiana Sports Coverage

As the first part of an ongoing series, Grant Afseth takes a look at how Darren Collison should fit in the starting lineup compared to his predecessor, Jeff Teague. Long story short, it’s a downgrade, but one that comes at a much lower price point.

NBA mock draft 2018: Luka Doncic, Michael Porter Jr. lead the next generation of stars: Ricky O’Donnell, SB Nation

We’re at the point with the Pacers where the most exciting part of next season might come in late June. It’s never too early to be thinking about the draft, and SB Nation’s Ricky O’Donnell has you covered.

Fire Tweets from the past week:

Kyle Kuzma: 27th pick in the draft. First pick in our hearts.

If someone told me a year ago that Lonzo Ball’s shoe rotation would be a big conversation topic in a year, I probably would’ve said, “Evan Turner just got $70 million. What are you talking about?” Still, it’s pretty wild.

Next: Pacers Summer League wrap-up

Pacers news, as well as all NBA news, will likely dwindle over the next few weeks. That doesn’t mean that the 8 Points crew is slowing down, though. Stay tuned.