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Pacers podcast: “I don’t know how well Kyle O’Quinn fits with Domantas Sabonis,” plus a summer league discussion.

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The Locked on Pacers podcast is hosted by Indycornrows staff writer Adam Friedman in collaboration with West Indianapolis Community News Pacers columnist Tony East.

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New York Knicks center Kyle O’Quinn (9) warms up before a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. Credit: Steve Mitchell
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On today’s show Adam and Tony discuss Al Jefferson to China, Alex Poythress’ release, Kyle O’Quinn and breakdown the summer league action.

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Al Jefferson to China

  • Why Jefferson chose China over a veteran minimum deal in the NBA.
  • Why Jefferson has a future as a coach.

Alex Poythress released

  • Why the Pacers did Poythress a favor.

Kyle O’Quinn signs

  • Why it will be hard for O’Quinn to play with Domantas Sabonis.
  • Why he’ll play in limited capacity.
  • Why he’s an upgrade over Trevor Booker and Al Jefferson.

Summer league action:

  • A Breakdown of the first two games against Houston and San Antonio.
  • A breakdown of T.J. Leaf’s impressive performance against the Spurs.
  • Why Aaron Holiday could find rotation minutes next season.
  • Why Alize Johnson makes the case for a contract.