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With Will Barton reportedly on the verge of an agreement to return to the Denver Nuggets next season, the Indiana Pacers will turn to other potential targets in the free-agent market, according to a report.
Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN says the Pacers, who are expected to have approximately $20 million in salary-cap space, would look toward Doug McDermott and Joe Harris as potential targets to upgrade their perimeter game.
Barton has been a strong focus for the Pacers, who would pivot and search for perimeter free agent help elsewhere. Doug McDermott and Joe Harris are potential Pacers targets, league sources tell ESPN. https://t.co/gSQJnuIJT5
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 30, 2018
McDermott, 26, averaged 7.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 21.8 minutes in 81 games last season — 55 with the Knicks and 26 with the Mavericks — shooting 46.7 percent from the field and 42.6 percent from the 3-point line.
Harris, 26, averaged career-highs in points (10.8), rebounds (3.3) and assists (1.6) in 78 games (14 starts) for the Nets last season, shooting a career-best 49.1 percent from the field and a career-high 41.9 percent from deep.