I started my journey covering the Indiana Pacers in quite an unconventional fashion. A fan of the NBA and, more specifically, the Indiana Pacers. Though my origin is in Ohio. As most everyone does, in 2019, I got my wisdom teeth removed and consequently was given more than an adequate dose of medication. Then, I gave an emotional rant about Victor Oladipo (who was fresh off his Quadriceps injury), and my story began. After a few media publications re-posted my video — everyone saw me cry.

So, I started to write for a local website to share my thoughts on games and predict the outcomes for others called PacersTalk. After a few seasons there, I became a contributor for the Fansided publication of the Indiana Pacers, 8points9seconds.com. Here I would spend a few more seasons in that role before taking over the site as a manager of content and the editor of articles published. Now, my focus is providing this publication here on Pacers Press and providing a go-to platform to source your Indiana Pacers content.

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This is a home for me to share my thoughts in a new format that allows for more creative freedom. No monthly quotas to meet allow for the quality-driven stories I seek to provide. Everything from player interviews to game breakdowns and analysis can be found here once the season begins. I plan on trying many new writing styles and finding new ways to engage with the people who take the time to read what I have to say.

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Zach Pearson
Publisher of pacerpress.com, an NBA publication centered on Indiana basketball. Former Site Expert for 8points9seconds.com. Additional work seen on NBA.com, SI, and B/R.