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PODCAST: Pacers camp preview — with Tony East
Media day will be held on Monday, then training camp opens on Tuesday. It's a young, remade roster focused on development.
The summer is over for the Pacers… On this episode of the Fieldhouse Files, Tony East of Locked on Pacers joins to discuss the Pacers’ offseason and key storylines entering training camp, which begins on Tuesday.
Among the items discussed on this episode:
Return of a normal offseason
Remaking of the roster, prioritizing durability
Committing to a rebuild and finally having a direction
What are they going to do about the excess bigs? Is there a role for Goga Bitadze or Daniel Theis?
Does it make sense to keep Buddy Hield?
Lance Stephenson isn’t coming back; Will James Johnson or Langston Galloway be the vet this team needs? (16:15)
Myles Turner … mentioned in trades again … entering a contract year … coming off injuries (21:50)
Rick Carlisle entering Year 2 (28:15)