Report: Pacers to sign Jordan Hill

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The Pacers are trying to play faster.

Out go Roy Hibbert, David West and Luis Scola.

In comes Jordan Hill

Sean Deveny of Sporting News:

It will still be tough for Indiana to adjust, but Hill is a pretty good fit for its desired new system.

He’s a good athlete, which serves him well on both ends of the floor. He’ll be an effective screener in the pick-and-roll with Monta Ellis, and he can switch defensively.

With Hibbert going to the Lakers, this is effectively a swap of centers. Hibbert is the better player, but Hill might be a better fit with the Pacers. And he’ll surely cost less.