Pacers take Duke F Plumlee in draft



INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have selected Duke big man Miles Plumlee with the 26th pick in Thursday’s NBA draft.

Plumlee, a 6-10 power forward from Warsaw, Ind., is known for his athletic ability and rebounding prowess, but is considered a raw offensive player. He averaged 6.6 points, 7.1 rebounds and 0.9 blocks per game as a senior. He shot 61 percent from the field but played only 20.5 minutes per game and started just 16 of 34 contests his final year.