Reggie: Pacers Can Lure Free Agents

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Now that the Pacers feel they have a core to build upon, can they land a star free agent to push them over the top?

Reggie Miller thinks so:

Money works for B-level free agents, like what Paul Millsap got in Denver last summer. However, money alone has never been enough for the Pacers, or any other non-destination team (usually small market), lure A-level stars. But, as we've seen recently, having a championship shot absolutely helps. Places like Oklahoma City and Cleveland were never free agent hotspots until they became winners.

So, while I agree with Reggie that you can't completely shut the door on the Pacers in feee agency, contending - not money - is their real path to landing some big fish.

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