Pacers Sign Free Agents Luke Nevill and Ben Hansbrough
September 18, 2012
The Indiana Pacers announced Tuesday the signing of free agents Luke Nevill and Ben Hansbrough to contracts. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Nevill is a 7-2 center out of the University of Utah (2009). He was the Mountain West Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in 2009. Since then, he has played in the NBA D-League with the Utah Flash and overseas in Australia and Russia.
Hansbrough (photos) is the younger brother of Pacers' forward Tyler Hansbrough. The 6-3 guard played at Notre Dame (2011) where he was the Big East Player of the Year in 2010-11. He spent last season playing in Europe and was a member of the Pacers’ Summer League team in Orlando this past July.