Sources: Pacers to sign Kevin Seraphin

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Kevin Seraphin (center) played for the Knicks last season. (Getty)
Kevin Seraphin (center) played for the Knicks last season. (Getty)

Free agent Kevin Seraphin has agreed to a two-year, $3.6 million deal with the Indiana Pacers, league sources told The Vertical.

Seraphin visited the Pacers for workouts on Monday and Tuesday, and his agent, Bouna Ndiaye, finalized the agreement on Thursday night. Seraphin is expected to formally sign next week and the deal will include a team option in the second season, sources said.

Seraphin, a skilled 6-foot-10 center/forward, gives the Pacers depth in the frontcourt. The Pacers sought a big man before training camp and are expecting Seraphin to provide scoring and energy behind second-year center Myles Turner and free-agent acquisition Al Jefferson.

Seraphin averaged 3.9 points and 2.6 rebounds per game for the New York Knicks last season after spending five years with the Washington Wizards. In his six-year career, Seraphin has averaged 6.1 points and 3.5 rebounds.