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The Indiana Pacers announced Monday they have signed Julyan Stone and Alex Poythress. Stone is a 6-6 guard that is a three-year veteran of the NBA, spending time with both the Denver Nuggets and the Toronto Raptors. He has NBA career averages of 1.3 points and 1.1 assists per game. He has also spent time in the NBA Developmental League, playing for both the Idaho Stampede and Iowa Energy. His averages for his time in the D-League are 4.7 points and 4.3 assists. He played collegiately at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).
1 day ago via NBA.com
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“Melo’s for sure the leader,” Team USA sixth man Paul George offered. “He’s the voice of this team.” “We don’t have enough time,” Colangelo said of the outgoing coach, “to talk about how much he has meant to our program.” Hard as it was to keep track of all the understandable praise flying around, Sunday’s gold-medal dismantling of Serbia was ultimately Durant’s day. He managed to trump the retiring Coach K (who leaves his post with a record of 88-1) and the record-setting Anthony (who became the first men’s basketball player in Olympic history to win three golds) with a performance on par with the 30 points he uncorked in the 2012 gold-medal game in London.
1 week ago via ESPN