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PODCAST: Pacers (23-18) at the midpoint — with analyst Eddie Gill
Eddie Gill played two seasons with the Pacers (2004-06) and is in his 7th season as a radio & TV analyst.
On this episode of the Fieldhouse Files, it’s time for a midseason report. Former Pacer Eddie Gill joins me to break down the Pacers’ first 41 games.
Among the items discussed on this episode:
The 23-18 start and how surprising it has been … to everyone
His role as an analyst on Bally Sports Indiana and the Pacers Radio Network (1:25)
On the Pacers’ magic in the first three months and quickly coming together (3:45)
Impact of Tyrese Haliburton (6:45)
How players know their roles and they’re ego-free (11:15)
Biggest surprise/breakout player not named Andrew Nembhard (14:00)
Rick Carlisle evolving as a head coach (17:30)
Getting Chris Duarte involved and going (22:40)
Managing and improving on their slow starts (24:30)
From before the season: