With the Indiana Pacers annual golf outing bringing the start of training camp next week into focus, Jim O'Brien and several players took time at the event to talk to the media and accentuate the positives the team hopes to build on this season. Seems par for the course (like that?) since every team is still 0-0 heading into the season.
After the jump are a few more links to add to the interviews from The Ride with JMV along with some more free agent news from around the NBA.
Pacers' Granger sees less action in World Basketball Championship
Mike Wells checks in with Danny Granger on his limited role with Team USA and Tyler Hansbrough on his high hopes for returning to action soon.
Pacers Golf Tournament completes summer for team
Larry Hawley covered the Pacers golf outing yesterday including interviews with Jim O'Brien and Josh McRoberts.
NBA Season Preview: The Indiana Pacers
Rob Mahoney offers a solid preview of the Pacers season which depends on some unknown variables at this point.
Utah Jazz to sign veteran point guard Earl Watson | Deseret News
Jody Genessy reports on the signing of Earl Watsion and how he'll fit in with the Jazz.
Sources: Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks at top of Carmelo Anthony's trade wish list
More Melo speculation with his obvious desired destinations disregarding the Nuggets intent to get something back in return.
Marcus Landry Trying Out for the Kings
Marcus Landy played with the Pacers in Orlando this summer but will go to camp with the Sacramento Kings.
Bulls invite Scalabrine to training camp
Veteran forward Brian Scalabrine has agreed to a non-guaranteed contract with the Bulls.