Franchise History

Years Lg Team Name
1977-2020 NBA Indiana Pacers
1968-76 ABA Indiana Pacers

Top Seasons

Year Record Result
2000 56-26 Lost NBA Finals
1975 45-39 Lost ABA Finals
1973 51-33 Won ABA Finals
1972 47-37 Won ABA Finals
1970 59-25 Won ABA Finals

Recent Seasons

Year Record Result
2020 45-28 Lost First Round
2019 48-34 Lost First Round
2018 48-34 Lost First Round
2017 42-40 Lost First Round
2016 45-37 Lost First Round

1st Round Draft Picks

Year Rd/Pick Player
2019 1 / 18 Goga Bitadze C
2018 1 / 23 Aaron Holiday PG
2017 1 / 18 T. J. Leaf PF
2016 1 / 20 Caris LeVert SG
2015 1 / 11 Myles Turner C

Longest Serving GM's

Tenure Years General Manager
1987-20 25 Donnie Walsh
2004-12 9 Larry Bird
1971-75 5 John Weissert
1976-80 5 Slick Leonard
1982-86 5 Robert Salyers

Principal Owners

Tenure Years Owner
1984-20 37 Herb Simon
1976-83 8 Tom Binford
1976-83 8 Arena Sports Inc.
1968-75 8 Richard Tinkham
1968-75 8 Indiana Pro Sports Inc.

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