The National Basketball Association's franchise in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, the Pacers were founded in 1967 in the ABA. They won 3 ABA Championships, in 1970, 1972 and 1973. They joined the NBA in 1976. Some notable Pacer players include George McGinnis, Reggie Miller, Mel Daniels and Roger Brown.
Indiana Pacers buck traditional team-building methods
Quick, name the last time a team made the NBA Conference Finals with no top-eight draft picks anywhere on the roster. Did you guess the Detroit Pistons of the mid-2000s, famed for their workmanlike attitude toward defense and consummate team play? Rasheed Wallace (No. 4, 1995) and Chauncey Billups (No. 3, 1997) would disagree with you. The Seven Seconds or Less Suns , Western Conference ...Why LeBron James and the Miami Heat Should Fear the Indiana Pacers
COMMENTARY | Game 1 of the 2013 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals kicks off May 22 at the American Airlines Arena, where the Miami Heat host the Indiana Pacers. LeBron James' team lost the regular season series to the Pacers (1-2). It's no secret the two rivals have little affection for the other. Will LBJ "choke" as Lance Stephenson suggested last season?Larry Bird is quite proud of his Indiana Pacers, and he?ll text you to tell you so
Larry Bird has not been a member of the Indiana Pacers, technically, since sitting in on the team?s observance of the NBA?s summer leagues in 2012. Citing health reasons and a need for a break after nine years of running ? Continue reading ?Eastern Conference Finals 2013: How Indiana Pacers Can Shock Miami
The Miami Heat are the obvious favorites to advance to the NBA Finals out of the Eastern Conference, but don?t be surprised if the Indiana Pacers send the Heat packing. After Pacers head coach Frank Vogel ?s comments were misquoted and jumped on by superstar LeBron James (via ESPN ), Vogel came back to the media and clarified that he has ?great respect for LBJ and the champs.? Don?t misinterpret ...5 ways Indiana Pacers can keep up with Miami Heat
Paul George's Pacers face a difficult but perhaps manageable task against Dwyane Wade and the Heat in the Eastern Conference finals. / Steve Mitchell, USA TODAY SportsPapa John?s Announces Partnership Agreements with the Indiana Pacers and All-Star Paul George
Papa John?s this week announced a sponsorship deal with the Indiana Pacers that, among other things, gives the world?s third largest pizza company rights to in-game promotions and use of team marks.War of words: Pacers coach Vogel responds to LeBron James
With the news of Miami Heat star LeBron James taking exception to Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel's alleged "just another team" quote spreading like wildfire, Vogel responded Monday morning. Indiana Pacers beat New York Knicks as Miami Heat lurk
Carmelo Anthony couldn't top the Indiana Pacers. Now it's LeBron James' turn to try.Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers Betting Preview
This Wednesday night, the No. 3 Indiana Pacers will kick off this season?s NBA Eastern Conference Finals on the road against the No. 1 Miami Heat with Game 1 of a best-of-seven series. The oddsmakers have given the Pacers little chance of toppling the defending champions. BetOnline has opened them as +550 underdogs on the series price with Miami listed as a -710 favorite. They also have the ...NBA: Indiana Pacers oust New York Knicks
Lance Stephenson scored a playoff career-high 25 points and led a late 11-2 run Saturday night, leading the Indiana Pacers past the New York Knicks 106-99 and into the Eastern Conference finals, where they will face the Miami Heat
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The Pacers were the most successful team in the ABA's history.
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