Indiana Pacers

Indiana Pacers

Team Information

Founded 1967
Ground Gainbridge Fieldhouse
Owner(s) Herbert Simon
City Indianapolis, IN
Nickname Pacers
Conference Eastern Conference
Division Central Division

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Indiana Pacers Bio

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Indiana Pacers. Picture Courtesy/Pacers’ Facebook account


The Indiana Pacers compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league’s Eastern Conference Central Division. The Pacers were founded in 1967 as an American Basketball Association (ABA) member. The team later joined the NBA in 1976 after the NBA-ABA merger. The franchise plays its home games at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Throughout their basketball history, this team has won three ABA championships, in 1970, 1972, and 1973. They are yet to win an NBA title.


Indiana Pacers Famous Players

Reggie Miller

Reggie Miller is the greatest player in Indiana Pacers' history. However, his overall achievements are not as impressive as compared to other basketball legends. Miller spent his complete playing career with the Indiana Pacers and was named an All-Star five times. In 2021, he was also named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team.


Paul George

Paul George is another Pacers great. With multiple memorable playoff runs, George averaged 18.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game in seven seasons with the Pacers. He was named an NBA All-Star thrice during his time with the team.


Jermaine O’Neal

Jermaine O’Neal is one of the most underrated basketball players of the 2000s. He played for the Pacers between 2000 - 2008 and averaged 18.6 points and 9.6 rebounds per game. O’Neal was named an All-Star six times during his time with the Pacers.


Rik Smits

The 1990s saw the Indiana Pacers add many players to their crew to improve the team’s performance. Rik Smits was the second-best talent at the time who spent his entire NBA career with the Indiana Pacers. Drafted second overall in 1988, Smits averaged 14.8 points and 6.1 rebounds per game.


Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo played for the Indiana Pacers between 2017 - 2021. He averaged 20.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 4.3 assists per game in his four seasons in Indiana. While his time in Indiana was impacted by injuries, he was named All-Star in 2018 and 2019. Oladipo also won the NBA Most Improved Player in 2018.


Indiana Pacers History

The Indiana Pacers came into existence in 1967 as a member of the American Basketball Association. The team initially played under coach Bob (“Slick”) Leonard. The Pacers lost the ABA Finals in their second season but earned their first ABA title the next year. Over time, the franchise continued to feature new players to the group like George McGinnis, which further solidified the group’s reputation in the basketball world.


Indiana Pacers Owner

Herbert Simon was born on October 23, 1934, and is the owner of the Indiana Pacers. He is a prominent figure in the world of American real estate, but his influence extends beyond the world of property. Simon currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana, and boasts an impressive academic background. He and his brother Mel, acquired the Indiana Pacers from Sam Nassi and Frank Mariani in 1983.


Simon’s involvement extends beyond the NBA as he also owns the WNBA’s Indiana Fever. His dedication to the sport extends further, having formerly owned the USL’s Reno 1868 FC.


Read more about Indiana Pacers Mascot.


Indiana Pacers Team Roster

NOPLAYERPOSHTWTCOLLEGE
Bruce BrownSF6-4202Miami
10Kendall BrownSF6-7205Baylor
0Tyrese HaliburtonPG6-5185Iowa St.
7Buddy HieldSF6-4220Oklahoma
22Isaiah JacksonC6-9205Kentucky
16James JohnsonPF6-7240Wake Forest
00Bennedict MathurinSF6-5210Arizona
9T.J. McConnellPG6-1190Arizona
2Andrew NembhardPG6-3191Gonzaga
23Aaron NesmithSF6-5215Vanderbilt
13Jordan NworaSG6-8225Louisville
Ben SheppardSG6-6190Belmont
25Jalen SmithPF6-9215Maryland
27Daniel TheisC6-8245
1Obi ToppinPF6-9220Dayton
44Oscar TshiebwePF6-9260Kentucky
33Myles TurnerC6-11250Texas
5Jarace WalkerPF6-8235Houston
Isaiah WongSG6-4184Miami
32Gabe YorkG6-3184Arizona


Indiana Pacers Head Coach

Rick Carlisle is currently the head coach of the Indiana Pacers. Carlisle was born on October 27, 1959, and also had a brief career as an NBA player between 1984 and 1989. Before the Pacers, Carlisle has coached the Detroit Pistons and Dallas Mavericks in the NBA.


Indiana Pacers Net Worth

The Indiana Pacers, a prominent franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA) have reached an impressive milestone in terms of financial worth. The estimated value of the franchise is around $1.8 billion as of 2023. Such value underscores the organization’s enduring appeal and its position as a valuable asset in the world of professional basketball.


Indiana Pacers Championships

In their history, the Indiana Pacers have won three championships to date — in 1970, 1972, and 1973, all coming in the ABA. The team has yet to win an NBA title.


The team’s first ABA title came in 1970 when they defeated the Los Angeles Stars in the 1970 ABA Playoffs. The next win came in 1972 when they beat the New York Nets in the 1972 ABA Playoffs. For their third ABA title, the team defeated the Kentucky Colonels in the 1973 Finals.

FAQ's On Indiana Pacers

A. The Indiana Pacers were established in 1967. 

A. Grainbridge Fieldhouse is the Pacers’ home arena. 

A. Rick Carlisle is the head coach of the Indiana Pacers. 

A. The Indiana Pacers are yet to win an NBA title. However, they won three ABA titles in the 1970s. 

A. The Indiana Pacers mascot is called the Boomer.

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