HoopsHype Shayne Whittington rumors
The Indiana Pacers announced Wednesday that 6-11 rookie center Shayne Whittington has been assigned to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. Whittington has played in 13 games for the Pacers this season with averages of 2.0 points and 1.2 rebounds per game. NBA.com
With the Pacers in town for Thursday’s preseason finale, Stephenson had dinner in Charlotte with Roy Hibbert, George Hill, and Ian Mahinmi. Also present were Pacers rookie Shayne Whittington and Director of Player Relations Heather Denton. Both Hill and Hibbert shared a picture with Stephenson on social media. Hill wrote “GOOD TO SEE HIM TONIGHT.. ALWAYS GREAT LAUGHS WHEN HES AROUND… #MISSMYBRO,” while Hibbert said he was “Glad for him n his fam in Char.” Pacers.com
The Pacers signed a one-year deal with a partial guarantee with undrafted rookie Shayne Whittington of Western Michigan on Wednesday, his agent, Ron Shade, told Yahoo Sports. Whittington is a 6-foot-11 forward with tremendous three-point shooting skills, something that caught the Pacers' attention at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament in April. Whittington suffered a knee injury in workouts and isn't expected to be back on the floor until early 2015. Yahoo! Sports
Scott Agness: Pacers have signed undrafted free agent Shayne Whittington out of Western Michigan, the team announces. He arrived in Indy yesterday. Twitter @ScottAgness
Scott Agness: Undrafted rookie Shayne Whittington (@Whittington21) has agreed in principle to sign a non-guaranteed deal w/ the Pacers, per @Drew_on_WMU. Twitter @ScottAgness
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