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Tony East, an Indiana Pacers reporter for Sports Illustrated/FanNation and Forbes, brings you the Locked On Pacers podcast, a daily Indiana Pacers podcast that is a part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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Locked on Pacers - 5/8/17 - Point guard market,...
The offseason rolls on we hit on the point guard market taking shape, front court roster options for next season. Also, Paul George in Disneyland and rumblings of the team being shopped by Herb Simon.
20 min
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Locked on Pacers - 5/1/17 - Pacers moving forwa...
While waiting for Larry Bird to speak, we focus on Kevin Pritchard's past and what his future may look like with the Pacers along with doing the same regarding Jeff Teague. Although, with Teague we can break down his Instagram posts.
19 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/28/17 - Larry Bird handing...
The Pacers may be in for drastic offseason changes after reports that Larry Bird will step down as team president, leaving the heavy lifting this offseason to Kevin Pritchard. Bird's impact on the Pacers over the better part of the past two decades wa...
22 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/24/17 - The future is now ...
Losing in the playoffs always brings a sudden end to the season. For that reason, Paul George didn't want to address his future after the game. But make no mistake, the future is now as the Pacers head into a vital offseason that will either see them t...
20 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/21/17 - Pacers blow big le...
The Pacers took a 25-point lead to the half and then let it all slip away in the second half, losing Game 3 to the Cavs, 119-114. Paul George scored 36 points with 15 rebounds but it wasn't enough as LeBron James finished with a 41-12-13 double-double....
17 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/20/17 - Will Pacers adjust...
The Pacers could use the perimeter threat of C.J. Miles in the starting lineup against the Cavs who have paid little mind to Monta Ellis on the perimeter in the first two games. Also, Paul George shook off the reaction to his comments after Game 2 whic...
18 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/18/17 - Cavs Big 3 take ca...
The Pacers struggled to avoid getting burned by the variety of mismatches Cleveland has to offer, but in the end the Cavs' leaned on LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love to handle the heavy lifting with a combined 89 points on 51 shots. Pacers hea...
17 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/17/17 - Pacers lost opport...
The Pacers came up just short in their Game 1 upset bid against LeBron James and the Cavs. Now Indiana faces a challenge to get back in position to win Game 2 after failing to take advantage of several factors that were in their favor in Game 1.
20 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/13/17 - Pacers clinch play...
The Pacers took care of business, beating the Hawks for their fifth consecutive win to lock up the seventh seed in the East. Their reward is a playoff series against the defending champion Cavaliers starting on Saturday afternoon on ABC.
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Locked on Pacers - 4/12/17 - Hawks clinch 5th p...
The Pacers will try to clinch 7th place in the East against an Atlanta team that has nothing to play for, likely taking the opportunity to rest key players. That doesn't mean several veteran Hawks can't still make life difficult for the Pacers. Also, a...
17 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/11/17 - Pacers finish off ...
The Pacers held on to beat the 76ers and maintain seventh place in the East with one game remaining. Paul George was ejected after Gerald Henderson mucked up the game and lured PG into a poor reaction. Regardless, the Pacers need a win or loss by Chica...
15 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/10/17 - Pacers run past Ma...
The Pacers continued winning over the weekend in Orlando and did get a little help, but not enough to clinch a playoff spot. Depending on how the final games finish up for several teams, the Pacers could jump up to 5th in the East or fall out of the pl...
20 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/7/17 - Pacers remain on a ...
The Pacers continued trending in a positive direction by beating the Bucks for the first time this season. With three games remaining, the Pacers are in good shape to hold onto a playoff spot in the East. Now they just have to take their solid play on...
18 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/5/17 - Lance helped Paul G...
Lance Stephenson showed up on plenty of local media outlets on Wednesday after helping the Pacers win on Tuesday. Among the things we learned is that Lance loves Hooters and he took note of PJ Tucker trash talking PG when the Pacers lost to the Raptors...
18 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/5/17 - Pacers rally behind...
The Pacers fell behind the Raptors by 19 points and appeared headed for a disappointing end to the season. Then Paul George caught fire and Lance Stephenson lit up the Fieldhouse with energy and the Pacers flipped the game, beating the Raptors 108-90. ...
19 min
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Locked on Pacers - 4/4/17 - Paul George, Nate M...
Lance Stephenson was constantly talking to teammates and in Paul George's ear to get him going in the second half in Cleveland. PG and Nate McMillan enjoyed the effort Lance showed. For his part, Lance hope to find his shooting rhythm and can't wait to...
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Locked on Pacers - 4/3/17 - Paul George, LeBron...
Paul George and LeBron James threw hoop haymakers throughout the extra time finishing with 43 and 41 points, respectively. But the Pacers came up short in their double-OT loss which keeps them out of the playoffs in the East. Lance Stephenson made his ...
24 min
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Locked on Pacers - 3/31/17 - Paul George can't ...
The Pacers moved on to Toronto for their next game on Friday agaisnt the Raptors. But back in Indy, Lance Stephenson's return was finalized and officially announced. Lance will join the team in Cleveland on Sunday , but will he help pick up the Pacers ...
21 min
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Locked on Pacers - 3/30/17 - Pacers lose again ...
The Pacers were far more exciting off the court on Wednesday than on after a bad schedule loss in Memphis. The worn out Pacers had little to offer the Grizz on the back-to-back and now cling to the eighth and final playoff spot in the East. BUT, during...
16 min
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Locked on Pacers - 3/29/17 - Pacers punished wi...
The Pacers were unable to finish off the Timberwolves when they had a chance with several opportunities to do so over the final five minutes of the fourth quarter. Instead some sloppy play and a rash of fouls left the Blue and Gold vulnerable to a poor...
19 min
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Locked on Pacers - 3/28/17 - Pacers adjust to i...
The Pacers will try some different lineups against Minnesota after injuries have left fewer options available for Nate McMillan. Regardless the Pacers need to attack the Timberwolves who continue to struggle at the defensive end.
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Locked on Pacers - 3/27/17 - Pacers alter lineu...
Due to injury, the Pacers returned Monta Ellis to the starting lineup and beat the Sixers. But the win came with more injury news which will likely shake up the playing rotation more for at least the next few games. While the Pacers adjust, they did ha...
29 min
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Locked on Pacers - 3/23/17 - Jeff Teague, Paul ...
The Pacers lost their fifth consecutive road game but put forth a better effort thanks in large part to the 37 points from Paul George and 25 points from Jeff Teague. But the Celtics were just better 1-9 in their playing rotation at both ends of the co...
18 min
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Locked on Pacers - 3/22/17 - Can Pacers compete...
The Pacers have another opportunity to raise their level of play on the road when they face the Celtics. Winning would be great, but just competing to be in position to win late would be an improvement. Plus, it has been a few weeks, so thanks to Zach ...
22 min
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Locked on Pacers - 3/21/17 - Paul George closes...
With a trio of Hoosiers, including Gordon Hayward having a career night, the Jazz made one last run at the Pacers but Paul George scored the final seven points, while loudly proclaiming, "This is my city!" The Pacers look like a different, much better ...
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