7. Indiana Pacers
The Indiana Pacers were a surprise team in the Eastern Conference last season, finishing in fifth place, just behind the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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This surge was led by newcomer Victor Oladipo who won the NBA’s Most Improved Player award this season. And rightfully so. Oladipo was a one-man wrecking crew who brought the best out of himself and his teammates. It led to a career year for multiple Pacers and it appears their team arrow is pointing up.
Indiana is looking to capitalize on that momentum by adding a player like Parker to the mix. Parker would be a great fit alongside Myles Turner in the frontcourt. It would also give Indiana more offensive firepower to lean on and help Oladipo out.
Turner is probably untouchable, but the Bucks should aim for getting Bojan Bogdanovic back in any trade. Bogdanovic shot 40.2 percent from downtown last season on nearly five attempts per game. At 6-foot-8, he can play the 3 and give the Bucks another deadly outside shooter.