NBA The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time  

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A list of the best Indiana Pacers of all time. As one of the charter franchises of the ABA, the Pacers were founded in 1967.The most successful team in the fledgling league's history, the Pacers won three ABA championships in four years and made the finals five times in nine years. Those early Pacers teams had some of the best players in franchise history including superstars like Mel Daniels, George McGinnis and Roger Brown, who was the first Pacers player to be inducted into the Pro Basketball Hall of Fame.

After a decade spent near the bottom of the league, things started to turn around for the Pacers in 1987 when they drafted a lanky kid from UCLA, who some thought wasn't going to make it in the NBA. Reggie Miller proved them wrong and even to this day one of the greatest Pacers ever. The sharpshooting Miller is one of the greatest players in basketball history and led many of the most successful teams in Pacers history during the 1990s and early 2000s. Dale Davis, Rik Smits, Antonio Davis and Jermaine O'Neal were other outstanding players who played on those teams with Miller. 

After a bit of a rebuilding period, the Pacers roared back in the early 2010s. The team has three superstars in Paul George, Roy Hibbert and Danny Granger. It's rare for a NBA team to have one superstar, nevertheless the talent that Indiana has been able to accumulate. Though the franchise only has a few Hall of Famers, basketball history in Indiana is rich, which can be attributed to it's number of great players.

This is the list of the best Indiana Pacers of all time. If you see someone who should be on this list and isn't, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank the players based on who you think should be considered the greatest Indiana Pacers player ever. 

 
list ordered by
1
986 134
Reggie Miller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Shooting guard
2
737 260
Paul George is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward
3
503 181
Jermaine O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Power forward, Center
4
377 114
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Power forward, Center
5
369 135
Rik Smits is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Center
6
342 164
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Point guard
7
353 133
Danny Granger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward
8
270 13
Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
yeety added Shooting guard
9
308 134
Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward
10
266 147
Detlef Schrempf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward
11
196 88
Chuck Person is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Small forward
12
245 88
Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
slaft added Shooting guard, Small forward
13
197 78
Antonio Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Power forward, Center
14
188 91
Dale Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Power forward, Center
15
248 136
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Small forward
16
182 80
Mel Daniels is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Center
17
164 72
David West is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
slaft added Power forward
18
216 109
Lance Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
controlx3 added Point guard, Shooting guard
19
145 85
Roger Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Small Forward
20
148 91
George Hill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
bigulcards added Point guard, Shooting guard
21
188 134
Roy Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Center
22
119 94
Stephen Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward
23
73 53
Vern Fleming is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
slaft added Point Guard
24
126 38
Myles Turner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
bigulcards added Myles Turner Power forward
25
94 75
Billy Knight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time