INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Free agent power forward David West has agreed to a deal that will keep him in Indiana for at least three more seasons.
A person with knowledge of the negotiations confirmed the deal but requested anonymity because NBA rules prohibit the deal from being announced until July 10.
It could be the biggest move of the offseason for the Pacers, who made re-signing West their top priority. The Central Division champs will now have all five starters back from a team that pushed Miami to seven games in the Eastern Conference finals.
West averaged 17.1 points and 7.7 rebounds during the regular season and 15.9 points and 7.6 rebounds in the playoffs. He was a major inside presence on the court and a stabilizing force in the Pacers' locker room.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Trail Blazers vs. Lakers Prediction Are the Lakers a good bet as a home underdog tonight when they take on the Trail Blazers at 9:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Grizzlies vs. Warriors Prediction The Warriors are double-digit home favorites tonight against the Grizzlies at 8:00PM ET. Will Golden State cover?
Thumbnail Pelicans vs. Nuggets Prediction Will the Pelicans pull off the upset tonight against the Nuggets in Denver at 8:00PM ET?
Thumbnail 76ers vs. Pacers Prediction The 76ers will visit the Pacers at 6:00PM ET and have cashed all year long for bettors, but will Philly cover again tonight?
Thumbnail Heat vs. Celtics Prediction Will the Celtics cover as a home favorite this evening when they host the Heat at 6:00PM ET?

NBA Team Pages