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. 

 
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1
955 130
Reggie Miller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Shooting guard

2
709 252
Paul George is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

3
488 176
Jermaine O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Power forward, Center

4
361 113
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Power forward, Center

5
358 130
Rik Smits is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Center

6
332 160
Mark Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Point guard

7
339 132
Danny Granger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

8
296 132
Jalen Rose is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

9
247 13
Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
yeety added Shooting guard

10
260 142
Detlef Schrempf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward

11
190 86
Chuck Person is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Small forward

12
234 86
Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
slaft added Shooting guard, Small forward

13
192 75
Antonio Davis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Power forward, Center

14
183 90
Dale Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Power forward, Center

15
243 133
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Small forward

16
178 77
Mel Daniels is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Center

17
158 70
David West is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
slaft added Power forward

18
141 83
Roger Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Small Forward

19
207 106
Lance Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
controlx3 added Point guard, Shooting guard

20
143 88
George Hill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
bigulcards added Point guard, Shooting guard

21
186 131
Roy Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Center

22
114 92
Stephen Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

23
71 52
Vern Fleming is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
slaft added Point Guard

24
120 37
Myles Turner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time
bigulcards added Myles Turner Power forward

25
91 74
Billy Knight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indiana Pacers of All Time