NBA rumors: Kevin Pritchard: Edmond Sumner will be back with Pacers next season

Tony East: I asked Kevin Pritchard about Edmond Sumner’s team option, which the Pacers have to decide on by tomorrow: “Ed will be back with the team. He had a great year.”

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Tony East: "I want to be a Pacer, I love the Pacers... I'm a loyal guy," Edmond Sumner says. He has a team option this offseason, though I find it impossible to believe the Pacers wouldn't pick it up and keep him around next season.
Expect the Pacers to exercise the $2.3 million team option of Edmond Sumner by Aug. 1. In 53 games this season, Sumner averaged 7.5 points on 39.8% from 3. According to ProFitX, Sumner has outplayed his $2.1 million contract for the 2020-21 season by a remarkable $8 million.
Scott Agness: Pacers guard Edmond Sumner signed his new three-year deal this morning. His strange left foot injury has cleared up and he’s eager to compete for a spot in the rotation. He’ll soon take part in the NBA’s rookie transition period.
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