PACERS: C Rik Smits, who considered retirement because of chronic foot pain, said he will return for a 12th season. Smits said his feet haven't been hurting lately and he wants to fulfill the final year of his contract.
SONICS: F Ruben Patterson was signed to a three-year contract.
Patterson, 24, played 24 games last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, starting two. He averaged 2.7 points and 1.3 rebounds.
He was the Lakers' second-round draft pick out of Cincinnati in 1998.