Pacers send Whittington back to Mad Ants

Shayne Whittington has played in four games for the Pacers this season.

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And back he goes.

Shayne Whittington, a 6-foot-11, 250-pound forward center who has shuttled back and forth between the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA’s Development League and the Indiana Pacers, was assigned to Fort Wayne on Monday.

Whittington, 24, a second-year player out of Western Michigan, has seen limited action in four games with the Pacers this season. He is averaging 12.0 points and 8.1 rebounds in 21 games with the Mad Ants.