INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers and guard Edmond Sumner have agreed to a contract extension, according to reports from Kokomo Tribune columnist Grant Afseth and others.

The deal reportedly is for three years and $6.5 million with the first two years guaranteed. Agreements are not official until Saturday when the league’s moratorium period ends.

At 6-foot-6 and 176 pounds, Sumner is able to play both guard positions and also small forward. His versatility should help the Pacers as they transition to a younger, more athletic lineup following the free-agent losses of forwards Bojan Bogdanovic and Thaddeus Young.

Sumner split time between the Pacers and the G League in 2018-19, which was his second professional season. He is a former Xavier standout.

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