The Indiana Pacers have stood idly so far after re-signing Myles Turner to a contract extension, suggesting that the franchise may stand pat at the trade deadline instead of yielding to widespread projections about the team being very prominent sellers in the upcoming weeks with their slew of valuable trade candidates.
However, even without resorting to their widely rumored veterans as trade chips, the Pacers still have a bevy of other players, in addition to significant draft capital, to try and strike a deal in hopes of improving their roster — an utmost necessity given Indiana’s brass clear intent to win now and chase a playoff spot this season.
The Indiana Pacers should still be in the running for disgruntled Knicks forward Cam Reddish
One player whom the Pacers should try to actively pursue at the deadline is disgruntled New York Knicks forward Cam Reddish, who has largely been an afterthought for the Tom Thibodeau-led squad. The Knicks seem to be pretty amenable to moving him, as signified by reports of their dulling asking price for the 23-year-old.
Various teams have been rumored to be interested in Reddish aside from the Pacers, but here is one trade proposal that could get them to win the bidding “war” and entice the Knicks into dangling the seldom-used youngster.