At the most middle of the pack are the Indiana Pacers. With a W-L% of .514, they have seen 43 seasons in the NBA and 9 in the ABA. They have had 34 playoff appearances, with 25 in the NBA and 9 in the ABA. They do have 3 championships as well. However, they only got them while in the ABA. Since then, the furthest they’ve gotten is the finals in 2000 in the NBA.
Paul George, SF (91)
Traits: Two-Way Star
Best Stats: Stamina, Mid-Range, Layups
Although he’s been playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder for the past year, Paul George had a fantastic run with the Indiana Pacers. For 7 years, Batman was definitely a force to be reckoned with on the court. In his 448 games, he was able to solidify an 18.1 points per game average, along with 1.7 steals per game. He also had 6.3 rebounds per game, as well as 3.2 assists, making him a solid player if you weren’t too careful when dealing with his sneaky hands.
Jermaine O’Neal, PF/C (90)
Traits: Two-Way SUperstar
Best Attributes: Post Offense, Layups, Rebounding
Jermaine O’Neal has definitely seen the bench and rosters of many different teams. Having been bounced around towards the end of his career, he nonetheless was able to become a dominating court player during his 8 seasons with the Pacers. During his 514 games, he averaged 18.6 points per game, as well as 9.6 rebounds per game. This made him one of the slickest defensive players. But, what made him the full stuffer was the monstrous average of 2.4 blocks per game, completing his status as the J.O., the wall no one could get past.
George McGinnis, PF/C (89)
Traits: Low Post Star
Best Stats: Rebounding, Strength, Layups
Having played with the Pacers during their ABA time, George was able to shine on the court. At the peak of his time with the Pacers, he was able to hold onto a solid 29.8 points per game in ‘74-’75, while also maintaining 14.3 rebounds per game in that same season. He also had 2.6 steals per game, as this was his most dominating year on the court. Although his later years with the Pacers were not as illustrious, they were still dominating to a degree, earning him his nickname, Big Mac.
Danny Granger, SF/PF (88)
Traits: Scoring Machine
Best Stats: Mid-Range, Vertical, Stamina
As one of the more lackluster players, Danny Granger was still a top tier player. During his 9 seasons run with the Pacers, he was able to net himself a decent 17.6 points per game average, along with a nice 5.1 rebounds per game. He also had an impressive 1.0 steals per game, making sure his 2.0 assists per game were used to their utmost effectiveness.
Victor Oladipo, SG/PG (88)
Traits: Offensive Star
Best Stats: Steals, Vertical, Layups
Although he only has one season under his belt with the Pacers, he definitely showed up during that one year. During the 2018 season, Oladipo was able to average a strong 23.1 points per game, as well as a monstrous 2.4 steals per game. He also had 5.2 rebounds per game and 4.3 assists per game. Unfortunately, Oladipo recently had his season cut short with a leg injury.
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