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Pacers convert Edmond Sumner's 2-way contract to NBA for rest of the season

Pacers convert Edmond Sumner's 2-way contract to NBA for rest of the season
Published On: Mon, Feb 11
Apr 14, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers Pacemates wave to the fans as they walk off the floor after player introductions before the game against the Washington Wizards at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The plan to convert Edmond Sumner from two-way contract finally came to fruition Monday when the Pacers elevated him to a full NBA deal for the rest of the season with a team option for 2019-20, league sources tell IndyStar.A 

Sumner, a 6-6 combo guard who can play some small forward, has appeared in 17 games this season going into tonight's game vs. the Charlotte Hornets. He has made two starts.

While hisA output is modest, 2.4 points and 1.1 rebounds, it's all about upside with him.A A 

The Pacers (36-19) had him with the parent club to start the season and sent him toA the G-LeagueA monitoring his health with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

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