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Pacers Podcast: Recapping Media Day

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NBA: Indiana Pacers-Media Day Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Not unlike the new era of Pacers basketball, Mark and Caitlin are back in action, returning to their mics with the right attitude to reset the culture, spirit, and attitude of the Indy Cornrows pod. Granted, neither lost 20 pounds or gained 20 pounds of muscle, but both feel as though they are in the best shape of their lives to breakdown all things Media Day.


  • Playing a 10-man rotation and the potential impacts of depth as an advantage
  • Emphasis on “playing hard” as an identity
  • Myles Turner still being on the team entering a contract year
  • Haliburton’s thoughts on playing with Turner, as well as potential areas for improvement
  • 2:1 ratio of defense to offense at training camp
  • Muscle Watch: Isaiah Jackson bulking up
  • The implications of Jalen Smith working to stay in front of guards for longer stretches
  • The strange, new reality of watching a player, namely Deandre Ayton, being sad to the point of defensive about NOT playing for the Pacers
  • Malcolm Brogdon saying the Pacers gave him a choice of where to be traded
  • More

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