NBASetting the Pace

    Pacers and Sabonis Reach Extension

    The Indiana Pacers overcame the early struggles of a contract negotiation and came to an agreement with fan favorite - Domantas Sabonis.


    The Indiana Pacers and Domas Sabonis completed a contract extension, just a few hours before the 6:00 PM deadline on Monday evening.  In today’s episode of Setting The Pace, Facci, Alex and Tyler spend the first 12 – 15 minutes discussing the Domantas Sabonis extension and look at what this means for the team long term.

    Domas Sabonis is a pivotal part of the Pacers young nucleus, and with the front office finding a deal that both sides could agree to, this makes the upcoming season for Sabonis less stressful. Sabonis seemed ecstatic with the contract and has mentioned on several occasions that he wants to be in Indiana and a part of this franchise.

    In the second half of the show, Facci, Alex and Tyler preview the upcoming match up against the Pistons. In addition to the Pacers – Pistons Preview, the guys discuss the pessimistic outlook of this team from the national media.