Is Bennedict Mathurin playing tonight? Latest news for Pacers vs. Wizards

Bennedict Mathurin, Indiana Pacers (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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The Pacers kick off their summer league schedule by taking on the summer league Washington Wizards. This will be many fans’ first chance to watch some of the newest Pacers acquisitions such as Jarace Walker and Ben Sheppard. The new-look Pacers are looking to see big improvement from the previous season, and summer league is the first time to try and see the best way to utilize players that are added to the team.

However, it can sometimes be unclear what players will be gracing the court during summer league so many fans are interested to hear what the full roster will be heading into Saturday’s game. The team will feature quite a few of familiar faces from last season as well as new players that had been added or drafted to the team.

Pacers Full Summer League Roster

  • Eli Brooks
  • Kendall Brown
  • Isaiah Jackson
  • Mojave King
  • Nate Laszewski
  • Bennedict Mathurin
  • Darius McGhee
  • Andrew Nembhard
  • Ben Sheppard
  • Ethan Thompson
  • Oscar Tshiebwe
  • Jarace Walker
  • Isaiah Wong
  • Robert Woodard II

Wizards Full Summer League Roster

  • Kyle Alexander
  • Jules Bernard
  • Xavier Cooks
  • Bilal Coulibaly
  • Johnny Davis
  • Quenton Jackson
  • Osun Osunniyi
  • D.J. Stewart
  • Dejan Vasilijevic
  • Tristan Vukcevic
  • Donovan Williams

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The Pacers should get to see some interesting findings from their new roster given the number of rotation players such as Mathurin, Nembhard, Jackson, and Walker all participating in the summer league. Fans would be wise to tune in to see the type of play that the Pacers plan to use for the upcoming season. The Indiana Pacers upcoming opponents in the NBA summer league are:

July 8: Pacers vs Wizards, 8 p.m.
July 10: Pacers vs Magic, 8:30 p.m.
July 12: Pacers vs Thunder, 7:30 p.m.
July 14: Pacers vs Mavericks, 6:30 p.m.