May 6, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Chicago Bulls shooting guard Marco Belinelli (8) is pressured by Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) during the second half in game one of the second round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena. The Bulls won 93-86. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Indiana Pacers Pursruing Marco Belinelli; Brooklyn Nets Drop Out


The Brooklyn Nets are looking to add a quality perimeter player to their roster, but they have decided to drop out of the race for Italian shooting guard Marco Belinelli, who played for the Chicago Bulls last season. While the Nets are dropping out of contention, the Indiana Pacers look poised to make a run and add a shooter to their bench.

From Davide Chinellato of the Italian La Gazzetta dello Sport:

Last season, Bellinelli averaged 9.6 points, 2.0 assists and 1.9 rebounds per game.

While he wouldn’t be a star for the Pacers, he could add depth and an intriguing option off the bench as they gear up for another postseason run.

Free agency kicked off just after midnight on Monday, so be sure to stay tuned to FanSided.com throughout the free agency period as we keep you up to date with the latest news and rumors from around the league.

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