Granger, Hibbert, George Among Pacers Considering Playing Overseas
Several Indiana Pacers are open to playing overseas if the NBA lockout cuts into the start of the season, as many expect.
Agent Mark Bartelstein, who represents Pacers Danny Granger, Paul George, Brandon Rush, Dahntay Jones and James Posey, said he is "aggressively pursuing opportunities" overseas.
Granger and Jones are open to playing overseas because of the uncertainty of when the lockout will end. Rush said via text message that he's not interested in the opportunity.
"If it's a good country and a good organization, I'll definitely try it," Jones said. "It's about the experience and being able to play basketball. Playing basketball is the sole reason for it."
Center Roy Hibbert and point guard A.J. Price say it's possible that they will play overseas, too.
"Right now my top option is to stay in the States," Hibbert said. "But if we don't have a season or we're missing many games, my agent has something set up for me to go over there."