Bogdanovic will be back for Pacers next season

Bojan Bogdanovic will remain with the Pacers next season, according to a report.

The Indiana Pacers want to hold on to Bojan Bogdanovic.

According to a report by Ben Gibson of, the Pacers are planning on allowing the small forward’s contract to become guaranteed June 29.

Bogdanovic’s contract was only partially guaranteed for the 2018-19 season. By allowing it to become fully guaranteed, Bogdanovic will be paid $10.5 million next season.

The 29-year-old averaged 14.3 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 30.8 minutes in 80 games (all starts) last season, shooting 47.4 percent from the floor and 40.2 percent from beyond the 3-point arc.

In the playoffs, the 6-foot-8, 216-pounder averaged 12.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists in a hotly contested seven-game series against eventual Eastern Conference champion Cleveland in the first round.

Bogdanovic had seven 3-points in Game 3 against the Cavaliers.