Indiana Pacers sign Travis Diener
The Indiana Pacers announced Monday they have signed free agent Travis Diener. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not revealed.
Diener, a 6-1, 175-pound guard, spent the past two seasons with the Orlando Magic. In two years with the Magic, Diener averaged 3.8 points and 1.0 assists in 10.9 minutes per game; and shot 63-149 (.423) from the field and 43-107 (.402) from the 3-pt line. He was drafted by the Magic in the second round (38th overall pick) of the 2005 NBA Draft.
Diener played in 120 career games over four seasons at Marquette University, averaging 14.1 points, 5.1 assists, 3.1 rebounds and 1.32 steals per game. He finished as Marquette’s career leader in 3-pt field goals made (284), second in assists (617), third in scoring (1,691) and eighth in steals (158). He was also named to the All-Conference USA First Team twice (2003-04, 2004-05), the All-Conference Second Team once (2002-03) and to the league’s All-Freshman Team (2001-02).