Lakers, Pacers agree to Hibbert deal
The Lakers are nearing agreement to take Roy Hibbert, league sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne. The framework of the trade is still being discussed. Sources said the deal will be completed by July 9 when the league-wide moratorium is lifted.
The Lakers and Indiana Pacers are nearing agreement on a trade that will send All-Star center Roy Hibbert to Los Angeles, according to league sources.
Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel expects center Roy Hibbert to do whatever the team needs next season.
Rookies star in first Summer League game
The first final in Orlando Summer League saw the Heat beat the Pacers 92-76. Rookie Myles Turner (Indiana) led all scorers with 20 points and had 8 rebounds. Justise Winslow led Miami with 15 points on just 8 shots.
Can Turner keep trending upward?
Myles Turner's draft stock rose quickly this year, resulting in the Pacers selecting him with the 11th overall pick. Now, the team will hope to see continued development from Turner in the Orlando Summer League. Five to watch
Ellis improves Pacers offense
Signing Monte Ellis makes the Pacers' offense more dynamic, according to Kevin Pelton. Meanwhile, Pelton says bringing back Lavoy Allen was a value move Pelton’s day-two analysis (insider)
Wesley Matthews is the polar opposite of Monta Ellis, the man he'll replace in Dallas' starting lineup. That's why the Mavs wanted him so much.
The Washington Wizards are pushing hard to sign free agent David West, according to league sources, with the Spurs also high on West's wish list.
The Indiana Pacers went into the start of free agency hoping to land a top scoring guard and they did just that by signing Monta Ellis to a four-year, $44 million contract on Thursday.
Veteran David West is looking to join a contender, and he has his sights set on San Antonio and Golden State, according to a report.
Ellis can score, but not an All-Star
Monta Ellis, who's headed to Indiana on a 4-year deal, has a career scoring average of 19.3 PPG. That's the second-highest in NBA history among players who've never been named to an All-Star team, behind only John Williamson (20.1 PPG).
Monta Ellis headed to Indiana
Ellis agreed to a 4-year/$44M deal with the Pacers, per ESPN's Marc Stein and Chris Broussard. He averaged 18.9 PPG for the Mavericks last year, becoming the first player other than Dirk Nowitzki to lead Dallas in scoring since 1999-00.
Monta Ellis has agreed to a four-year, $44 million deal with the Indiana Pacers, according to league sources.
West left due to Bird, lack of contending
David West, who opted out of the last year of his deal with Indiana, just wants to win. "I'm just not sure the Pacers are in title contention right now," he said, calling the way president Larry Bird threw Roy Hibbert under the bus at the end of the season the last straw: "That did rub me the wrong way. That threw me off." (via WTHR)
No. 11 pick Myles Turner headlines the Indiana Pacers summer league roster.
The Indiana Pacers' Solomon Hill is hoping to be a leader for the team's young players during this year's summer league action.
Tyson Chandler's quick decision to go to the Suns raises the stakes for the Mavs and Clippers in the DeAndre Jordan derby.
Broussard: Pacers To Meet With Ellis
ESPN's Chris Broussard is reporting that, according to sources, Indiana and free agent Monta Ellis will meet today, creating the potential for a Paul George and Monta Ellis combo in Indiana.
Paul Millsap met with the Orlando Magic at 12:01 Wednesday morning and was offered a maximum four-year, $80 million deal, according to league sources.
D-Wade and the Heat compromised, the Bucks upgraded with Greg Monroe and the Mavs took a risk with Wesley Matthews. Kevin Pelton sorts through the second day of free agency.
The Indiana Pacers selected Joe Young with the No. 43 pick in the 2015 NBA draft last week and it turns out he's related to Paul George. Young recently learned he has ties with George.
Points Per Game97.324th
Rebounds Per Game44.95th
Assists Per Game21.418th