Pacers Lock Up Rookie With Record-Setting 4-Year Deal

After making him the first pick of the second-round, the Indiana Pacers have decided to lock up 6'5" guard Andrew Nembhard to a record-setting guarantee for a second-rounder.

The contract guarantees Nembhard $6.4M in the first three years of the deal, a record for a 2nd rounder out of college. With the 4th year, it can be worth a total of $8.6M.

NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks provides more on how remarkable this deal is. 

Per Marks, the contract pays Nembhard more than picks #18 through 30 in the first round. 

The four-year collegiate guard finished his college career with Gonzaga last season, averaging 11.8 points, 3.4 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.6 steals, with 38.3% shooting from three. 

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