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Bojan Bogdanovic #44 of the Indiana Pacers shoots the ball against the Charlotte Hornets at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on February 11, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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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.

On this week’s show the guys go two parts and two plus hours to answer 28 different mailbag questions from Pacer fans on twitter.

Click below or here to listen to Part 1 and here to listen to Part 2.

The topics included:

  • Future free agents the Pacers could target this summer
  • Future trade targets for the Pacers this summer
  • Ranking the toughest playoff opponents for the Pacers out of the Bucks, Raptors, 76ers and Celtics
  • Who the Pacers are most likely to upset out of those four teams
  • A weird discussion on how many skittles you could fit in your mouth at one time
  • Whether the Pacers should bring back Cory Joseph or Darren Collison if they have to pick one
  • The arguments for Myles Turner winning defensive player of year but why it’s still unlikely to happen
  • Why Domantas Sabonis was the best defender on Giannis Antetokounmpo in the Pacers last game
  • What would be considered successful during the Victor Oladipo/Nate McMillan/Turner era
  • The most ideal offseason and the worst case scenario
  • Why Thaddeus Young’s recent shooting streak could make resigning him harder
  • Why the Pacers can only go after one max player
  • Why next season might be the best opportunity for the Pacers to win the Eastern Conference
  • Why the Pacers would never think about tanking
  • Why Turner should be more demanding on offense but he’s okay the way he is if he’s not the no. 1 option