View Full Version : Gill's deal not guaranteed

07-28-2004, 09:03 AM
If you believe this article Gill will sign a 2 year non-guaranteed deal.


Gill agrees to deal with Pacers
By Linda Hamilton
Deseret Morning News

Eddie Gill, the former Weber State point guard who will turn 26 next month, is on the verge of getting a two-year contract with the Indianapolis Pacers, according to the Indianapolis Star.

The Star quoted Gill's agent, Mark Bartelstein, as saying an agreement had been reached and the deal could be signed by today. It quoted Pacers CEO Donnie Walsh as saying the team "talked seriously" about signing Gill and the coaches and president Larry Bird "like him a lot."

The NBA minimum for a player of Gill's experience — he has played for three NBA teams, several American minor leagues and in Europe, and was a CBA all-star last season—would be $720,000 a season.

The deal would be contingent upon him making the team after The deal would be contingent upon him making the team after fall camp. He was traded by Portland to New Jersey on June 24, and the Nets did not pick up his option.

07-28-2004, 09:14 AM
that's interesting. so are the reports of the demise of siggy's stint with the team premature after all? :D

great situation for the team, throw in 3 or so hungry point guards fighting for that third string pg spot...