Ty Lawson to Pacers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

March 7th, 2016 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

The Indiana Pacers announced Monday that they signed point guard Ty Lawson, who was recently waived by the Houston Rockets after the sides reached a buyout agreement, per The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski.

"We're glad to have Ty come play with the Pacers for this final run of the season," said Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird. "We think he brings added speed to our backcourt, he can get up and down the floor and he helps strengthen our second unit."

The Vertical's Shams Charania first reported Thursday that the two sides had reached a deal. Terms of the agreement have yet to be disclosed.

The Pacers also provided a statement from Lawson: "This is a good opportunity for me to come here, try to help the Pacers win and get into the playoffs. I'm just ready to play and do whatever is needed."

The Rockets acquired Lawson in a trade with the Denver Nuggets during the offseason with hope he could provide some stability at the point guard spot. Instead, he struggled to fit into the team's system, and that resulted in a more sporadic role before his tenure came to a premat ...

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