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Myles Turner doubtful for Pacers’ preseason opener

indystar.com — INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Pacers starting center Myles Turner missed his third day of training camp Thursday due to a concussion. Turner spent the afternoon resting at home as he continues to be in the NBA's concussion protocol. Coach Nate McMillan listed Turner as day-to-day with his condition, but said Turner is doubtful for the preseason opener Tuesday against the New Orleans Pelicans.

Insider: Pacers get to work by starting on defense

indystar.com — INDIANAPOLIS - Before the first ball was dribbled, Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan had nine meetings since the start of August with his coaching staff. One of the main themes was how McMillan and his assistants wanted to start their first practice.

Insider: Nate McMillan sets bar high for Pacers

indystar.com — INDIANAPOLIS - New coaches in their first season usually temper expectations on media day. They are optimistic, sure. But these coaches speak about the process, about the new system for players to learn, about how it may take time before success arrives.

Bird ready to sign Paul George to max contract

indystar.com — Pacers president Larry Bird said today that he is ready to sign Paul George to a max contract when George is ready. Bird commented on the contract at the Pacers' Foundation kickoff event Wednesday at Brickyard Golf Course. Bird said he had discussed a deal with George this summer.

Pacers will open season at home Oct. 26 vs. Dallas

indystar.com — INDIANAPOLIS - The NBA season is still two months away, yet the league produced plenty of intrigued during the offseason. The Indiana Pacers made several moves this summer to improve their chances of contending in the Eastern Conference. Kevin Durant, owner of a league MVP trophy, changed teams from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors.

Turner: Giving car to grandma a memorable moment

indystar.com — INDIANAPOLIS - Myles Turner, the Indiana Pacers' rising star, has remained busy throughout this summer after his impressive rookie season. Beyond individual workouts, Turner has traveled the country in pursuit of improving as a player and growing as a man through various experiences.

Don't think T.Y. McGill, Zach Kerr are ready to step in? 'Turn on the tape'

indystar.com — ANDERSON - T.Y. McGill appreciates the opportunity presented to him each day during the Indianapolis Colts' training camp. He realizes its importance, too. McGill, a second-year nose tackle, wants to help improve the team's defensive line play, solidify his young career and transform himself into a key contributor.

Pacers star Paul George living out Olympic dream in Rio

indystar.com — RIO DE JANEIRO - He was selected to the USA Basketball team and played in exhibition games. To Paul George, that did not quite feel like the Olympic Games. He knew it was genuine when he saw "the big statue" - that would be Christ the Redeemer - and was surrounded by Rio 2016 signage and international press corps.

Paul George, Jalen Rose play H-O-R-S-E

indystar.com — If there was a time machine or a way to bend the space-time continuum, a chance for the Indiana Pacers to pair Jalen Rose with Paul George (along with Reggie Miller, of course) would make for one heck of a team. Thursday was about as close as we'll ever get to see that happening.

Insider: Paul George hopes Olympic experience leads to superb season with Pacers

indystar.com — CHICAGO - Paul George understands the precedent that USA Basketball has created with the Olympics. The best collection of NBA talent comes together to win the gold medal - and a good portion of those elite players ascends to another level the next season. George could be the next example.
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Sep 29, 2016

The Pacers announce @FSIndiana will televise 78 games this season. The other 4 are the TNT national TV games.

Sep 29, 2016

ICYMI, check out this story from @jamesayello on why Larry Bird signed Kevin Seraphin.  http://indy.st/2dlhJNl 

Sep 29, 2016

An updated story on Nate McMillan saying Myles Turner is likely doubtful for the Pacers’ preseason opener.  http://indy.st/2dHE77W 

Sep 29, 2016

A few highlights from today's scrimmage that reporters were able to see. https://t.co/qZlovuJhcT

Sep 29, 2016

Georges Niang guarded Paul George at points during practice. The rookie was given a few lessons.

Sep 29, 2016

Jeremy Evans was on the bike & still in non-contact settings.

Sep 29, 2016

Kevin Seraphin played with the starters in today's scrimmage. Rakeem Christmas was back with the young squad.

Sep 29, 2016

Myles Turner is still in the concussion protocol. Nate McMillan said it's doubtful that Turner will play in preseason opener.

Sep 29, 2016

A few notes from the Pacers' practice coming up.

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