Edmond Sumner (born December 31, 1995) is an American basketball player for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA G League, on a two-way contract with the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A point guard, he played college basketball at Xavier University in Cincinnati and participated in the 2017 NBA draft. [3] [4] He was drafted 52nd by the New Orleans Pelicans but was subsequently traded to the Indiana Pacers. [5]

College career

Sumner was sidelined with an injury is an 82-77 win against St. John's in January 2017 and did not play the rest of the season. At that point, he was averaging 14.9 points, 4.9 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game. [6]

Professional career

Indiana Pacers (2017–present)

On June 23, Sumner was selected by the New Orleans Pelicans, only to be traded to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for cash considerations. Sumner signed a two-way contract with the Pacers on July 5, 2017, becoming the first second round draft pick to sign such a deal.