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Indiana Pacers (24-27)


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Pacers fire Bjorkgren as coach after just 1 season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Pritchard hired Nate Bjorkgren to take the Indiana Pacers in a new direction.

They went the wrong way.

A season filled with defensive struggles, missed chances and locker room drama resulted Wednesday in the firing of Bjorkgren after only one season as coach.

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Leaders
Points: Malcolm Brogdon21.2
Rebounds: Domantas Sabonis12.0
Assists: Domantas Sabonis6.7
FG%: T.J. McConnell55.9%
Steals: T.J. McConnell1.86
Blocks: Myles Turner3.38
Defense (Rank)
Points: 115.3 (25)
Rebounds: 46.8 (25)
Assists: 26.1 (28)
FG%: 46.8% (17)
FT%: 78.2% (19)
3P%: 36.6% (17)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 115.3 (6)
Rebounds: 42.7 (26)
Assists: 27.4 (2)
FG%: 47.4% (11)
FT%: 79.2% (9)
3P%: 36.4% (16)
Standings
Central Divison
  W L Pct GB
xy-Milwaukee 46 26 .639 --
Indiana 34 38 .472 12.0
Chicago 31 41 .431 15.0
Cleveland 22 50 .306 24.0
Detroit 20 52 .278 26.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/24/2021 Amida Brimah Signed as Free Agent Two-way contract
4/24/2021 Brian Bowen II Waived
4/21/2021 Oshae Brissett Signed for the Rest of the Season
4/1/2021 Oshae Brissett Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/25/2021 Jalen Lecque Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/19/2021 Myles Turner Right foot
12/30/2020 T.J. Warren Sore left foot
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