Pacers add free-agent guard Toney Douglas to roster

(WISH Photo)
(WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers signed free-agent guard Toney Douglas on Tuesday.

Terms of the deal weren’t immediately available.

The 6 foot 2 inch tall and 190 pound former Florida State player is another addition to a roster that has undergone a major overhaul since the end of last season.

Power forward David West and backup point guard C.J. Watson left in free agency. Two-time All-Star center Roy Hibbert was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in July.

Douglas was the Lakers’ first round draft pick in 2009. Since then, he has played with New York, Houston, Miami, Golden State, Sacramento and New Orleans and has career averages of 7.6 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists.

Team president of basketball operations Larry Bird said Douglas is the “type of player” Indiana needs to play at a faster pace. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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