Monta Ellis agrees to deal with Pacers - - Jackson, MS

Monta Ellis agrees to deal with Pacers

Day 2 of NBA free agency, and Monta Ellis finds his new home. The Lanier grad agreeing today to a deal with the Indiana Pacers.

ESPN reporting a verbal agreement in place between Ellis and the Pacers for a 4-year deal worth $44 million, with Ellis given the option to opt out of the deal after 3 years. And he's said to have turn down a 4 year contract worth $48 million from the Sacramento Kings, though California's state income tax being what it is the math says he comes out ahead in Indiana. Ellis, a 10-year veteran with a career average of over 19 points per game, now joins his 4th NBA team.

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