Posted July 03, 2012

Report: George Hill agrees to five-year deal with Indiana Pacers

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The Indiana Pacers may soon be losing their All-Star center, but they now have a solution at point guard for the next few years. The Indianapolis Star‘s Mike Wells reported in a tweet that the Pacers have agreed a deal with George Hill that will keep the guard in Indianapolis until 2017.

Hill, 26, is a native of Indianapolis, having grown up there and played college ball at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He joined the Pacers at the start of the 2011-2012 season and averaged just under 10 points and 3 assists per game in the regular season. Hill came alive for the surprising Pacers in the playoffs, where he started all 11 games and averaged 13 points per game.