When the Mad Ants' season ended on March 5, head coach Tom Hankins predicted that Brissett's strong play would earn him an NBA roster spot. Sure enough, the Pacers soon got in contact with Brissett's agent and agreed to a trial run. After quarantining in Indianapolis, Brissett signed his first 10-day contract on April 1.
The Indiana Pacers got a great season out of point guard T.J. McConnell who averaged 8.6 points, 6.6 assists and 1.9 steals per game. McConnell now enters free agency after the excellent season as a critical player for the Pacers. According to Evan Massey of NBA, Analysis Network, the Lakers will take a look at McConnell.
On Friday, the Pacers looked back at his season (see highlights below) and also shared an interview with him. "I can finally navigate my way around Indy without having to pull up Google Maps," McDermott said via the Pacers. "It's always a good feeling, and that's how I know I've been here a while.