Mike Wells talks free agency and his expectations on the Pacers coming up next season.

Mike Wells talks free agency and his expectations on the Pacers coming up next season.

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Mike Wells talks free agency and his expectations on the Pacers coming up next season.

With the additions of Jeremy Lamb and Malcolm Brogdon, Mike Wells talks Pacer's expectations next season and Vic's time table to return.

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ESPN reporter Mike Wells calls in to JMV who is live from Bankers Life Fieldhouse at the U.S. Women's Soccer World Cup viewing party on their match against England.  Wells talks about the NBA free agency and the moves the Pacers have made.  How high is the ceiling for this Indiana Pacers team and when will Victor Oladipo return?

What are your thoughts on the additions of Brodgon and Lamb as well as bringing in T.J. Warren?

"My thing with Brogdon is he is a very solid player and a 50-40-90 shooter.  The question mark with him is can he maintain health with that foot?  If he can do that, you have a nice solid defender at the point guard shot.  A guy who is a consistent shooter and Jeremy Lamb.  Jeremy Lamb has been a fogotten guy in his years in the NBA.  What he was with Charlotte and OKC, his biggest thing was when he was at Utah.  That was the biggest thing with Jeremy Lamb.  T.J. Warren is a solid scorer.  Kevin Pritchard and company had to make some changes.  They couldn't roll back the same crew, get in, get to the first round, and lose once again."  

What do you think about Victor Oladipo's timetable to return?

"Here's the deal, I would rather the organization give a worse-case scenario and then have him come back sooner and jump the gun.  If something happens and they later say that was the best case scenario.  Then all of a sudden people are going to think that they lied and he had a step back.  We've seen that with Andrew Luck, so the approach the Pacers are taking with the worst-case scenario is the right way to do it."

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