Paul George scores 18 points in his return to USA Basketball which was a blowout win over Argentina.
Aaron Brooks and the Indiana Pacers have reached an agreement on a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Brooks averaged 7.1 points and 2.6 assists per game in a reserve role last year with the Chicago Bulls. Brooks will provide backcourt depth behind newly acquired starter Jeff Teague.
The Pacers have been busy in the offseason with Teague, Brooks, Thaddeus Young and Al Jefferson all among the new acquisitions.
Class of 2017 Fort Wayne Snider (IN) standout Malik Williams has now added a scholarship offer from UCONN to his vast collection.
Williams, a highly skilled 6’11 post, has seen his recruiting stock skyrocket over the course of the past year.
Williams holds a long line of scholarship offers including Indiana, Purdue, Louisville, Michigan State and Xavier to name a few.
Williams competes on the travel team circuit with Team Legit.
Class of 2017 Castle High School (IN) standout Jack Nunge has now added a scholarship offer from Bryce Drew and Vanderbilt to his collection.
Nunge, a skilled 6’10 post, is in the midst of a strong July on the travel team circuit with Pocket City. Nunge was offered previously by Vanderbilt under former head coach Kevin Stallings.
Nunge has several other high-major programs, including Iowa and Notre Dame, tracking him as well.
Matt Painter and Purdue have agreed to a three-year contract extension that has him in fold through the 2021-22 season.
Terms of the new deal were not released.
Painter, who has three Big 10 Coach of the Year awards under his belt, has the Purdue program on an upswing, and the extension will give him added juice and security on the recruiting trail.
Painter signed an 8-year extension to his original contract back in 2011.