Pacers forward still contends he missed practice, flight because of migraine headache.

By Mark Montieth

September 24, 2004

Ron Artest and Indiana Pacers team president Larry Bird appear to have much in common as they prepare for their second season together.

They agree that Artest made some mistakes during his first extended playoff run last season. They also seem to agree on his value to the Pacers and the unlikelihood of a trade [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]