Between the whirlwind hiring of Nate McMillan, acquisition of Jeff Teague and Thaddeus Young, Summer League, free agency, and Paul George donning the red, white, and blue for Team USA in Rio, it hardly seems like the Pacers had an offseason. Nevertheless, Media Day is slated for Monday, which means every player had a great summer, is in the best shape of his life, and believes his team is going to surprise some people.
Our friends over at Brew Hoop have already made turning, oftentimes pie in the sky, NBA Media Day cliches into fan entertainment a time-honored tradition, so here is a comprehensive list of the most-likely-to-be-uttered Pacers-tailored phrases to keep your ears attuned to on Monday.
Considering how often the Pacers, with little to no prodding, talk about wanting to play faster and score more points, clearing the card should be a cinch.
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