Orlando in Orlando


The Pacersí Orlando Johnson, right, gets some support from his teammates after returning to the bench during a game against the Chicago Bulls on March 3 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The Pacers won 97-92.

Orlando Johnson, right, drives around Lance Stephenson on Thursday during the Pacersí rookie/free-agent camp in Indianapolis.


Orlando the player. Orlando the city.

This week they are again one as Indiana Pacers guard Orlando Johnson for a second consecutive year is in Florida as part of the team’s summer league roster.

The 6-foot-5 shooting guard out of UC-Santa Barbara demonstrated flashes of potential as a Pacers rookie in 2012-13, playing in 51 of 81 regular-season games and accruing double-digit point totals on four occasions.

All effort is now directed at solidifying not only a roster spot for next season but increased responsibility within the framework of what Pacers head coach Frank Vogel is attempting to accomplish with his Eastern Conference finalists.

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