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Dec 15, 2013; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons shooting guard Rodney Stuckey (3) dribbles the ball during the first quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Indiana Pacers interested in acquiring Rodney Stuckey

The Indiana Pacers missed on Lance Stephenson this week and he’ll now be taking his talents to Charlotte to help revive the newly re-branded Hornets. But the Pacers aren’t going to just forget about Stephenson now that he’s gone, as the task of replacing him is still at hand.

There are still some free agent options out there for the Pacers, including Evan Turner who sort of flamed out in the worst way for Indiana this past season. But one player the Pacers are looking at is Detroit Pistons veteran Rodney Stuckey.

According to Marc Stein from ESPN.com, the Pacers are taking a very serious look at acquiring Stuckey and getting him to replace Lance Stephenson’s role on the team.

Stuckey is a free agent, so a sign-and-trade with the Pistons might be what this comes down to but if there’s a way for the Pacers to acquire Rodney Stuckey then they’re going to explore that route as they’re in panic mode after losing Stephenson and will be looking to fill the void quickly.

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