While it seems as if almost nobody is giving the Pacers a chance this post-season, can you really blame them?  Their history doesn’t exactly consider them to be anywhere near a top tier franchise in this league.

Franchise History

YEAR TEAM

1976-present Indiana Pacers (NBA)
1967-1976 Indiana Pacers (ABA)

Retired Numbers

30 George McGinnis
31 Reggie Miller
34 Mel Daniels
35 Roger Brown
529 Bob “Slick” Leonard

Championship History

POST SEASON PLAY CHAMPIONSHIPS

League Championships 3: 1970 (ABA), 1972 (ABA), 1973 (ABA)

Conference Championships 1: 2000 (Eastern)

Division Championships 7: 1969 (Eastern), 1970 (Eastern), 1971 (Western), 1999 (Central), 2000 (Central), 2004 (Central), 2013 (Central).

Playoff Appearances 30: 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1981, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013

Year by Year Results

YEAR W-L FINISH

2012-13 49-32 3rd

2011-12 42-24 3rd
2010-11 37 45 2nd
2009-10 32 50 4th
2008-09 36 46 4th
2007-08 36 46 3rd
2006-07 35 47 4th
2005-06 41 41 3rd
2004-05 44 38 3rd
2003-04 61 21 1st
2002-03 48 34 2nd
2001-02 42 40 4th
2000-01 41 41 4th
1999-00 56 26 1st
1998-99 33 17 1st
1997-98 58 24 2nd
1996-97 39 43 6th
1995-96 52 30 2nd
1994-95 52 30 1st
1993-94 47 35 3rd
1992-93 41 41 5th
1991-92 40 42 4th
1990-91 41 41 5th
1989-90 42 40 4th
1988-89 28 54 6th
1987-88 38 44 6th
1986-87 41 41 4th
1985-86 26 56 6th
1984-85 22 60 6th
1983-84 26 56 6th
1982-83 20 62 6th
1981-82 35 47 4th
1980-81 44 38 3rd
1979-80 37 45 4th
1978-79 38 44 3rd
1977-78 31 51 5th
1976-77 36 46 5th
1975-76 39 45 5th
1974-75 45 39 3rd
1973-74 46 38 2nd
1972-73 51 33 2nd
1971-72 47 37 2nd
1970-71 58 26 1st
1969-70 59 25 1st
1968-69 44 34 1st
1967-68 38 40 3rd
TOTALS 1786-1697

Coaching History

YEARS COACH
2010-2011-Present Frank Vogel
2007-08/2010-2011 Jim O’Brien
2003-04/2006-07 Rick Carlisle
2000-01/2002-03 Isiah Thomas
1997-98/1999-00 Larry Bird
1993-94/1996-97 Larry Brown
1990-91/1992-93 Bob Hill
1988-89/1990-91 Dick Versace
1988-89 George Irvin
1988-89 Mel Daniels
1986-87/1988-89 Jack Ramsay
1984-85/1985-86 George Irvin
1980-81/1983-84 Jack McKinney
1968-69/1979-80 Bob Leonard
1967-68/1968-69 Larry Staverman

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