Indiana Pacers: Danny Granger Available, Dallas Mavericks Ideal Trade Partner

January 8th, 2011 by Andrew Pierluissi Leave a reply »
Danny Granger is the franchise player for the Indiana Pacers.  The Pacers have considered him untouchable as far as trades go, or have they? 

The Pacers quietly listened to offers nearing the draft last year on a deal that featured Danny Granger and then-Minnesota’s Al Jefferson.  Now, According to Mark Stein from, they are listening once again.

The truth is that Granger, still the best player in a Pacers uniform, has not been as good as last year.  His scoring is down to less than 21 points per game and he is struggling only shooting 41 percent from the field. 

The team started the season well, but has recently cooled off.  Although they are in the Eastern Conference top eight teams, they are not as good as they want to be.

Danny Granger has embraced his captain role with the Pacers but it is easily seen he is better suited as a Robin rather than a Batman.  Playing next to another all-star or superstar could be what Granger needs. 

Granger plays the small forward position as and has the ability to switch to shooting guard and at times, power forward.  Mike Dunlea ...

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