Pacers pick up 4th-year option for Brandon Rush
The Indiana Pacers have picked up the fourth-year option on the
contract of swingman Brandon Rush despite his recent suspension for
violating the league’s substance abuse policy.
Rush will make about $2.9 million next season after Friday’s
move, made before Rush sat out against Charlotte in the second of
his five-game, unpaid ban.
Rush was the 13th pick in the 2008 draft out of Kansas. He
started 64 games for the Pacers last season and averaged 9.4