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The Pacers will move Malcolm Brogdon at the end of the season

The Indiana Pacers plan to trade Malcolm Brogdon at the end of this season, the outlet reported. HoopsHype.

Brogdon, who agreed to a contract extension in October 2021, cannot be traded until the next free-agent period, per NBA rules.

The 29-year-old point guard, who is currently injured, has this season and three additional guarantees left for a total amount of 90 million dollars.

Newcomer Tyrese Haliburton from Sacramento aspires to become the new visible face of the project, so after the departures of Caris LeVert and Domantas Sabonis, the next should be the aforementioned Brogdon.

This season he has played 28 official games with figures of 18.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and 5.9 assists in 33.4 minutes per day.

Hield, on the tightrope

In the Haliburton deal, the Pacers had no choice but to absorb shooting guard Buddy Hield’s contract. However, he could have his hours counted on the team, as Kevin Pritchard’s management plans to trade him before the deadline.

In 55 official games, Hield is averaging 14.4 points, 4 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 38.2% shooting from the field and 36% on triples. Ahead he has a decreasing contract with a salary of 21.17 million and 19.27 million in the 2022-23 and 2023-24 campaigns respectively.

Other names available in the market are also the players TJ Warren and Torrey Craig.

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