Pacers convinced they have pieces in place to chase down Miami, win title

INDIANAPOLIS –  Larry Bird came up with Indiana’s championship blueprint.

He still believes it can work even after a second straight discouraging playoff exit in the Eastern Conference finals to Miami amid cries for change. The old-school Bird contends now is the time to stay the course.

“We’ve got a young team and we’d like to keep them together and let them develop together,” said Bird, the Pacers’ president of basketball operations.

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