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July 26, 2014 Updates

Paul George: Firing Obrien and starting in playoffs RT @ballsohardmj: @Paul George Best memory as a rook? Twitter

Paul George: Kobe, TMac, and Penny RT @tconn2: @Paul_George24 who was your favorite NBA player growing up? Twitter @Paul_George24

July 25, 2014 Updates
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July 23, 2014 Updates

“I started to trim up during the last month (of the season) and I started feeling better even though I didn’t play a lot so people couldn’t really see it,” he said. “During workouts and whatnot, I felt good and I decided to be a little more extreme, see what that feels like. And I feel good. I like the way my body is starting to look and I think there’s going to be a point where I might want to add more the right way throughout the summer.” Now he recently weighed in at 220 pounds. “This is about right,” Copeland said. “I might slim up a little bit more but I’m going to test this throughout the summer and I feel very light. I don’t know if that’s going to hurt me in the post so I’m trying to figure out what’s a good weight but I have some time to figure it out.” Vigilant Sports

July 22, 2014 Updates

He made it official by signing a one-year deal Monday morning for $1,227,985, the veteran’s minimum (for a player with seven years of experience). What Stuckey brings is a fresh mindset as he looks to jumpstart his career. “I’ve been in Detroit for sevens years, a lot of ups and downs, a lot of different situations, a lot of different coaches – six in seven years,” he said. “But you live and learn, you grow from every situation. I just want to thank Detroit for giving me that opportunity to make my NBA dreams come true by drafting me. It’s a fresh start, and I’m excited for it.” Vigilant Sports

He is spending much of his offseason back home in Covington, Washington. He acquired the keys to his high school gym, Kentwood, and has been going through two workouts a day. He’s eager to talk with his new teammates for the first time and get to work. “I know I’m not going to have a problem fitting in with these guys,” said Stuckey. “I’m very humble, I’m laid back, I’m very respectful, and I think we’re all going to get along with each other very well. “I got to come in and everyone’s respect first and foremost, and just fit in. I’m not trying to come in and try to doing nothing out of the ordinary. I’m just trying to come in, be level-headed, learn from these guys, just play hard with them and compete with them.” Vigilant Sports

July 21, 2014 Updates

The Indiana Pacers announced Monday they have signed free agent Rodney Stuckey. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released. “Rodney is a very talented player who can create and score in a variety of ways,” said Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird. “We’re very happy to get a player with his experience and who has made it very clear of his desire to win." NBA.com

Nevertheless, he’ll return next season to a team very much on the cusp of greatness. It’s the anchor that kept him docked in Indiana, even if it meant declining a chance to play for the Lakers. “It would be awesome to play at home,” he said. “But I love where I am.” Los Angeles Daily News

July 20, 2014 Updates

The Pacers also will have far less money on the books in the coming years, when Stephenson could have potentially renegotiated. At the time, though, the numbers didn't add up for Ebanks and Stephenson. Truth be told, they still don't. "I really feel bad about losing him,'' Bird said. "I hope it doesn't interfere with our relationship. But I did what I could possibly do to keep him here. Even if he didn't have any other offers, I was committed to giving him that $44 million because I believe in the kid. If you look at our roster, we have five or six guys in the last year of their deals, plus David (West) and Roy (Hibbert) can opt out, so don't you think I wanted to keep Lance and Paul (George) locked into long-term deals?'' USA Today Sports

 

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