Pacers sign second-round pick Johnson to rookie deal

The Pacers have signed second-round pick Alize Johnson to his rookie contract.

The Indiana Pacers have signed second-round draft pick Alize Johnson to his rookie contract, the team announced.

The 6-foot-9, 212-pound forward out of Missouri State was picked by the Pacers with the 50th overall selection in the draft June 21. As a senior at Missouri State, Johnson averaged 15.0 points and 11.6 rebounds per game.

He played give games for Indiana in the Las Vegas Summer League, where he averaged 12.4 points, 8.6 boards and 1.6 steals in 23 minutes.

Michael Scotto of The Athletic reports the first-year of the contract is fully guaranteed.