Pacers Free Agency

Mar 25, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George (13) moves the ball against Indiana Pacers guard T.J. McConnell (9) during the second half at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

A former Pacers player might have no choice but to come back to Indiana

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Why the Pacers made sure Pascal Siakam was the first free agency domino to fall

Free Agency is key for an Indiana Pacers run in 2024-2025

With Pascal Siakam signed, this is the Pacers' next priority in free agency

May 19, 2024; New York, New York, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Pascal Siakam (43) and guard Andrew Nembhard (2) celebrate with teammates during the fourth quarter of game seven of the second round of the 2024 NBA playoffs against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The Pacers have re-signed Pascal Siakam to a max four-year deal

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May 8, 2024; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks forward OG Anunoby (8) drives past Indiana Pacers forward Obi Toppin (1) in the third quarter during game two of the second round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

Can the Pacers swoop in and steal OG Anuoby in free agency?

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May 23, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Pascal Siakam (43) dribbles the ball against the Boston Celtics in the second half during game two of the eastern conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The Pacers can now officially negotiate with Pascal Siakam to re-sign him

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May 27, 2024; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Obi Toppin (1) attempts to score during the fourth quarter during game four of the eastern conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

How high of a priority is Obi Toppin to the Indiana Pacers?

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Mar 25, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Jarace Walker (5) controls the ball against Los Angeles Clippers guard Russell Westbrook (0) during the first half at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Pacers need to decide how to handle the young guns this offseason

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May 23, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Pascal Siakam (43) dribbles the ball against the Boston Celtics in the second half during game two of the eastern conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The Pascal Siakam trade could make this one Pacers player obsolete

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May 23, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton (0) shoots the ball against Boston Celtics guard Derrick White (9) in the first half during game two of the eastern conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

The Pacers must take advantage of their window to win by spending money

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Apr 30, 2024; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA;  Indiana Pacers head coach Rick Carlisle talks with forward Aaron Nesmith (23) during the fourth quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks during game five of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

1 Dream, 1 reach, and 1 realistic free agent for the Pacers to target

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May 23, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Pascal Siakam (43) dribbles the ball against Boston Celtics guard Jrue Holiday (4) in the first half during game two of the eastern conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

The one absolute disaster the Indiana Pacers must avoid this offseason

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Indiana Pacers v Los Angeles Lakers

Pacers forward could opt-in for 2024-2025 NBA season

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Jan 12, 2024; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Atlanta Hawks guard Trent Forrest (2) dribbles against Indiana Pacers forward Bruce Brown (11) during the second half at State Farm Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The Pacers gave a lesson on how to use cap space in the 2023 offseason

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Apr 21, 2024; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Jalen Smith (25) drives away from Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton (24) in the in the third quarter during game one of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Fiserv Forum. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The Indiana Pacers have a backup center problem

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May 6, 2024; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks forward OG Anunoby (8) controls the ball against Indiana Pacers forward Pascal Siakam (43) during the second quarter of game one of the second round of the 2024 NBA playoffs at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

3 Potential free agent Pacers targets with ties to Pascal Siakam

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Apr 9, 2024; Toronto, Ontario, CAN;  Indiana Pacers forward Doug McDermott (20) knocks the ball from the hands of Toronto Raptors guard Gary Trent Jr. (3) in the first half at Scotiabank Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Signing this three-and-D guard would be a good move for the Pacers

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May 21, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton (0) dribbles the ball against Boston Celtics guard Jrue Holiday (4) in overtime for game one of the eastern conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

It's time for the Indiana Pacers to pay into the luxury tax next season

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Apr 28, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Phoenix Suns forward Royce O'Neale (00) shoots over Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (5) during the first half of game four of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Footprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The Pacers should look at signing this veteran forward for help off the bench

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May 27, 2024; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) during the third quarter during game four of the eastern conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Fixing this need for the Indiana Pacers could make them NBA Finals contenders

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Indiana Pacers v Boston Celtics - Game Two

Three moves that the Indiana Pacers should be smart enough to make

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Jan 12, 2024; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Bruce Brown (11) makes a basket against the Atlanta Hawks during the first half at State Farm Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The Pacers should try to get back this player in free agency

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Boston Celtics v Indiana Pacers - Game Four

Pascal Siakam deserves the money he wants from the Pacers

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May 27, 2024; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Indiana Pacers coach Rick Carlisle during the second quarter during game four of the eastern conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Pacers GM wants to keep key player in Indiana for the rest of his career

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May 25, 2024; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) passes the ball against Indiana Pacers guard Andrew Nembhard (left) and forward Obi Toppin (right) during the fourth quarter of game three of the eastern conference finals in the 2024 NBA playoffs at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

3 Indiana Pacers who definitely won't be back next season

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May 27, 2024; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Pascal Siakam (43) during the second quarter during game four of the eastern conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Pacers player Pascal Siakam talks about his impending free agency future

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Indiana Pacers v Boston Celtics - Game Two

Some flaws with Indiana's best defenders and how they can fix that this offseason

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