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Pacers recall F Rakeem Christmas from Fort Wayne

Oct 8, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Rakeem Christmas (25) battles for position with Orlando Magic center Nnanna Egwu (21) and forward Devyn Marble (11) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers won 97-92. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 8, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Rakeem Christmas (25) battles for position with Orlando Magic center Nnanna Egwu (21) and forward Devyn Marble (11) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers won 97-92. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The Indiana Pacers announced Thursday they have recalled Rakeem Christmas from their affiliate in the NBA's Development League, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

Christmas, a 6-foot-9, 250-pound forward, was averaging 16.9 points and 8.4 rebounds per game in 17 games with Fort Wayne.

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