4 tenacious rebounders the Indiana Pacers could trade for right now

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The Indiana Pacers have exhibited a lot of promise and upside despite touting the fifth-youngest roster in the association. However, as the case is with most young teams, some facets of their game badly need some reinforcements. For the Blue and Gold, that aspect is rebounding, where they continue to hover near the bottom of the league.

Through 27 games, the Pacers rank a measly 25th in rebounds per game, corralling just 42.5 per outing. In fact, in their latest disturbing loss to the undermanned Brooklyn Nets, Indiana gave up a whopping 29 offensive rebounds, which is 21 more than their normal averages.

Chronic rebounding issues continue to plague the Indiana Pacers

Most fans already know this by now, but the team’s rebounding woes have been chronic. Even when Domantas Sabonis manned the center position, the Pacers have almost always been among the worst squads on the boards. It has affected the team adversely on numerous occasions to the point where some losses

If the team wants to mount a more threatening bid as a playoff threat in the East this season, here are four tenacious rebounders they could look into trading for.