The Indiana Pacers won’t have Paul George back this season, and that is causing some panic around the NBA about what the Pacers should do without their superstar.
One popular theory is that the Pacers should trade Roy Hibbert, blow up the roster and rebuild while George is out indefinitely.
According to NBA scribe Steve Kyler from Basketball Insiders, one reason we may not see a Roy Hibbert trade is because the Pacers may end up tanking this season to add a young player to play alongside Paul George in the long run.
I wouldn’t say its lost yet… but I don’t expect it to be a good season. I think you have to have some vision in this situation. There is a chance to do what San Antonio did when David Robinson got hurt… pick up a lottery pick and bring back Paul George and the bulk of the core and make a run in 2015. I don’t think you sell everything until it’s clear you have nothing.
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