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Ben Hansbrough Joins Brother Tyler on Indiana Pacers’ Roster

Eric P. Mull-US PRESSWIRE

In the  2007-2008 season, the Indiana Pacers had veteran shooting guard Kareem Rush on their roster. Prior to the Beginning of the 08-09 season, the Pacers drafted shooting guard/small forward Brandon Rush with the 13th overall pick in the first round of the NBA Draft.

For a short period of time, there was an excitement in the air, due to the possibilities of seeing two brothers players for the same team at the same time. That excitement was short-lived, as Kareem, the older of the two, was released by the Pacers before the start of the season.

With the addition of shooting guard Ben Hansbrough to their practice squad, the Indiana Pacers once again have the chance to see two brothers at least on the practice court for the same team at the same time.

Ben, who has spent much time playing overseas since going undrafted out of college in 2011, joins his brother (Pacers’ forward Tyler Hansbrough) on a roster that has been adding depth continuously throughout this off season.

Ben played for the Pacers on their Summer League team, and looked good when on the court with a mixture of rookies, veterans, and other young hopefuls. He must have made an impression, because very few of the other players brought in to play for the Indiana Summer League team have been invited back.

The Pacers started strong in the NBA Summer League, winning their first two games, but losing the next three. Hansbrough looked good throughout, bringing a spark and speed to the court when he played.

Although the chances for us to see the Hansbrough brothers on the court at the same time in live NBA action this season are slim, it’s still a possibility. If Ben can step up and show off his talents, he might just get a shot somewhere down the road with this team on the rise.

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