Ex-Spurs guard Hill stays with Pacers

George Hill has agreed to a new contract with the Pacers. AP

Former Spurs guard George Hill reached an agreement on a new contract with the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday.

Hill’s co-agent, Michael Whitaker, wrote in a text message that Hill, a 26-year-old restricted free agent, will sign once the NBA’s moratorium period ends July 11. He did not disclose terms.

Hill joined the Pacers after a draft-day deal in 2011 that sent Indiana draft pick Kawhi Leonard to San Antonio. Hill averaged 9.6 points and 2.9 assists per game last season.

Lin to visit Rockets: Speaking on condition of anonymity, two people with knowledge of the plans say Jeremy Lin will visit the Houston Rockets today, and the New York Knicks guard is expected to get a multi?year contract offer.

The Rockets waived Lin last year, and he was claimed by the Knicks, turning into a breakout star when he landed the starting point-guard job.

Meanwhile, Knicks guard Landry Fields agreed to sign an offer sheet with the Toronto Raptors. ESPN.com reported the deal is to be for three years and about $20 million.

Since both players are restricted free agents, the Knicks will have three days to match the offers after they can be signed July 11. They have said they intend to keep Lin.

Gordon, Suns reach deal: A person familiar with the talks says restricted free-agent guard Eric Gordon has agreed to a four-year deal with the Phoenix Suns worth about $58 million. The New Orleans Hornets have the right to match the deal and keep Gordon.

Allen to visit Heat: A person familiar with Ray Allen’s plans says the free-agent shooting guard will visit with Miami officials Thursday.

Allen also is scheduled to visit Friday with the Los Angeles Clippers, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Miami can offer Allen only the mini mid-level exception worth just more than $3 million for next season, or roughly half what the Boston Celtics are willing to pay to keep the NBA’s leading 3-point shooter.

Cavs interested in Roy: People familiar with the situation say the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are interested in free-agent guard Brandon Roy, who is attempting a comeback.

Roy met with the Warriors earlier this week, said a person who spoke on the condition of anonymity. The Cavs have not yet set up a visit, said another person who also wished to remain anonymous.

Roy, a three-time All-Star, announced his retirement last season after five seasons with Portland because of chronic knee problems.

Kings’ plan dead: Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s “Plan B” to build a new sports arena is not only dead, it never really took shape. Johnson, a former Phoenix Suns point guard, said that the city and arena operator AEG have concluded that the financial model is not viable for the region without an anchor sports tenant.

Kings owners Joe, Gavin and George Maloof pulled out of a plan to help finance an arena earlier this year, saying it didn’t make financial sense for the franchise.

Rookie signings: The Magic signed first-round draft pick Andrew Nicholson, a 6-foot-9 forward out of St. Bonaventure who was the 19th overall selection in last week’s draft. .?.?. The Warriors signed first-round pick Harrison Barnes, the seventh overall pick who played at North Carolina. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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