Sumner registered 52 appearances for the Pacers during the 2020-21 regular season and his role shifted between the bench and the starting lineup, making 24 starts and coming off the bench in the rest of his outings (28 games). His best scoring output of the season came in a win over the Detroit Pistons on April 24, a game in which he ended with 22 points, two assists, a rebound, a steal and a block. That was one of his two 20-point performances and one of the seven times he scored at least 15 points. Other season-high marks for Sumner included seven rebounds, six assists, three steals (twice) and one block (10 times). All things considered, the former Xavier standout finished the regular season averaging a career-high 7.5 points across 16.2 minutes per game, another career-best figure and the second straight season in which he averaged over 14 minutes per game. Plus, he also posted career-high marks in other categories such as rebounds (1.8), assists (0.9) and steals (0.6) per game. Sumner, who also averaged 0.2 blocks per contest, shot 52.3 percent from the field, a career-high 39.8 percent from three-point range, and 81.9 percent from the charity stripe. The four-year veteran also appeared in Indiana's both games during the play-in tournament, averaging 6.0 points, 1.5 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.5 blocks across 10.0 minutes per game.2019
Playing in his third NBA season, Sumner appeared in a career-high 31 games for the Pacers. The Xavier product notched career-highs in minutes (14.4 MPG), points (4.9 PPG), rebounds (1.5 RPG), assists (1.8 APG), blocks (0.3 BPG), and made threes (1.1 3Pt) per game. He made his debut on opening night against the Pistons, playing 22 minutes and posting six points, two assists and three steals. Sumner was in the starting lineup against the Cavaliers on Oct. 26, when he posted 10 points and one assist in 17 minutes. Sumner set multiple career-highs inside the NBA bubble in Orlando. On Aug. 14 versus Miami, he played a career-high 31 points and registered a career-best six assists. Sumner scored a season-high 17 points against Houston on Aug. 12, also adding four rebounds, four assists and one block. Sumner appeared in three of the Pacers' four first-round playoff games against the Heat. He also saw action in two contests for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the G League, where he averaged 19.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 27.2 minutes per game.2018
Edmond Sumner bounced between Indiana and Fort Wayne of the G League as he looked to establish himself as a rotation piece during the 2018-2019 season. The 23-year-old appeared in 23 games with the Pacers, starting two of them. He scored 2.9 points per game across 9.1 minutes of playing time per contest. The Xavier product showed a good nose for the ball, averaging 4.1 rebounds per 36 minutes as a 6-foot-5 guard. He also recorded 2.1 steals per 36 minutes. On Feb. 5, he had 17 points, two rebounds, two steals and a block across just 17 minutes in a win over the Lakers on Feb. 5. Sumner's high-scoring mark of the year was 22 points, which he posted during a season-high 29 minutes in a win over Atlanta on Apr. 10. With Fort Wayne, Sumner got more regular playing time and excelled. Sumner averaged 22.1 points, 4.1 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 2.1 made three-pointers per game across 26 games. He also continued to impress as a defender, averaging 2.1 steals-plus-blocks per game for the Mad Ants.2017
Edmond Sumner was drafted in the second round with the 52nd overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2017 NBA Draft. He was then quickly dealt to the Indiana Pacers for cash considerations. The Pacers eventually signed Sumner to a two-way contract. Knee issues delayed Sumner's G-League debut with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants until late January. On Jan. 19, Sumner received 12 minutes of run and scored nine points during his first game for the Mad Ants. Sumner played in 14 games for Fort Wayne, with seven starts. He averaged 7.2 points, 2.4 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.1 steals per G League contest. He scored a career-high 17 points twice with the Mad Ants, including a 17-point, six-rebound, three-steal effort during a Mar. 9 win over the 87ers. Sumner made his NBA debut during the last day of the Pacers' regular season. On Apr. 10, Sumner received just over two minutes of floor time and scored two points during a loss to Charlotte. Sumner was not part of Indiana's playoff roster.