Pacers 2008 NBA Draft Central

Bird speechless after big night

Though he reportedly pulled off two major trades that landed six players, including No. 13 pick Brandon Rush and No. 17 pick Roy Hibbert, Pacers President Larry Bird couldn't talk about his windfall due to NBA rules technicalities.

  • Reaction: Draft experts respond positively to reported moves
  • Workout features: >Brandon Rush | Roy Hibbert

    Deals scrambled draft board

    Though the first three picks went to form, a number of moves, including two big ones by the Pacers that were reported but not confirmed, jumbled the first round. Check out Conrad Brunner's exclusive pick-by-pick blog posted live on draft night.

    Plenty to ponder after wild night

    Indy Cornrows: Our intrepid citizen blogger joined Bruno on draft night at Conseco Fieldhouse and chronicled the draft party proceedings both inside and out. Hey, it was the first draft party in 15 years, so we figured it was newsworthy. Photo Gallery: Pacers draft party

    O'Neal confirms trade to Toronto

    Jermaine O'Neal says he's heading to Toronto, even if NBA rules prevent the Pacers from confirming the widely reported trade sending T.J. Ford, Rasho Nesterovic, a player to be named and No. 17 pick Roy Hibbert to Indiana in exchange for O'Neal.

    Bird prefers polish to potential

    NBA Draft Preview: Who will the Pacers select at No. 11 in Thursday's NBA Draft? A player ready to contribute right away, though not necessarily a point guard, according to team President Larry Bird, who said he prefers polish to potential.

  • Honoring the workout warriors
  • Pacers could face top picks in Summer League
  • Bird hints at possible moves
  • Key insight gained from workouts
  • O'Brien has experienced draft's fickle fate
  • David Morway's pre-draft camp blog

    Prospect interview transcripts




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