What They’re Saying: 2015 NBA Draft
The Pacers hold the 11th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and it is only minutes away. Who will the Pacers pick in the first round? Find out what they’re saying about who the Pacers are likely to bring to Indy.
8 points 9 seconds: “It’s draft season so that mean’s it’s Indiana Pacers rumors season, and the latest has them tied to Boston Celtics Marcus Smart, according to Gary Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times.” Read more.
Indy Star: “As for ESPN draft analyst Chad Ford’s most recently updated mock draft at 8 a.m., he no longer has the Pacers taking Cauley-Stein. Instead, Ford thinks the Pacers will go with Murray State point guard Cameron Payne despite the West news.” Read more.
Indy Star – Gregg Doyel:
If Woj is right about Kaminsky to Hornets at 9, Pacers can get either Lyles or Winslow at 11. Win, win. WIN.
— Gregg Doyel (@GreggDoyelStar) June 26, 2015
WTHR – Rich Nye:
— Rich Nye (@TheSportsGuy13) June 26, 2015
Indy Star: “There is more intrigue surrounding the Indiana Pacers heading into tonight’s NBA Draft than fans could have imagined just a couple of days ago. With David West’s decision to become a free agent, a starting spot is open.” Read more.
Forbes: “So when Bird met with Willie Cauley-Stein last month, the Kentucky 7-footer who will be part of Thursday’s NBA draft, he shot straight, as usual.” Read more.
8 Points 9 Seconds: “Given this — and if the teams that Givony is hearing from are correct — are we moving towards the Pacers taking Lyles 11th overall tomorrow night? That would seem like a reach to some.” Read more.