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Indiana Pacers
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Conference Eastern
Division Central
Founded 1967
History Indiana Pacers
1967–1976 (ABA)
1976–present (NBA)
Arena Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Location Indianapolis, Indiana
Team colors Navy blue, gold, cool gray
              
Main sponsor Motorola
President Kevin Pritchard
General manager Chad Buchanan
Head coach Nate McMillan
Ownership Herbert Simon
Affiliation(s) Fort Wayne Mad Ants
Championships 3
ABA: 3 (1970, 1972, 1973)
NBA: 0
Conference titles 1 (2000)
Division titles 9
ABA: 3 (1969, 1970, 1971)
NBA: 6 (1995, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2013, 2014)
Retired numbers 5 (30, 31, 34, 35, 529)
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The Indiana Pacers are an American professional basketball team based in Indianapolis. The Pacers compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division. The Pacers were first established in 1967 as a member of the American Basketball Association (ABA) and became a member of the NBA in 1976 as a result of the ABA–NBA merger. They play their home games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The team is named after Indiana's history with the Indianapolis 500's pace cars and with the harness racing industry.

The Pacers have won three championships, all in the ABA. The Pacers were NBA Eastern Conference champions in 2000. The team has won nine division titles. Six Hall of Fame players – Reggie Miller, Chris Mullin, Alex English, Mel Daniels, Roger Brown, and George McGinnis – played with the Pacers for multiple seasons..

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