Indiana Pacers

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Indiana Pacers
First Season
Team History
Indiana Pacers (1967-present)
National Basketball Association (1976-present)
  • Eastern Conference (1979–present)
    • Central Division (1979–present)
  • Western Conference (1976-79)
    • Midwest Division (1976-79)

American Basketball Association (1967-76)

  • Western Division (1970-75)
  • Eastern Division (1967-70)
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (1999-present)
Market Square Arena (1974-99)
Indiana State Fair Coliseum (1967-74)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives

The Indiana Pacers are an American professional basketball team based in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Pacers compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division. The Pacers were 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. The team is named after the state of Indiana's history with the Indianapolis 500's pace cars and with the harness racing industry.


Home programs by season

Season/Date Type Opponent Venue
1968-69 Regular Season n/a Indiana State Fair Coliseum
ABA Finals Oakland Oaks Indiana State Fair Coliseum
1969-70 Regular Season n/a Indiana State Fair Coliseum
Postseason Carolina Cougars Indiana State Fair Coliseum
1970-71 Regular Season Memphis Pros Indiana State Fair Coliseum
March 18, 1973 Regular Season Virginia Squires Indiana State Fair Coliseum
1973-74 Regular Season n/a Indiana State Fair Coliseum
1974-75 Exhibition Milwaukee Bucks Market Square Arena
Postseason San Antonio Spurs Market Square Arena
ABA Finals Kentucky Colonels Market Square Arena
1975-76 Regular Season n/a Market Square Arena
1976-77 Regular Season n/a Market Square Arena
1999-2000 NBA Finals Los Angeles Lakers Staples Center, Conseco Fieldhouse
January 14, 2014 Regular Season Sacramento Kings Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

1960s 1968-69 • 1969-70
1970s 1970-71 • 1971-72 • 1972-73 • 1973-74 • 1974-75 • 1976-77 • 1977-78 • 1978-79 • 1979-80
1980s 1982-83 • 1983-84 • 1984-85 • 1985-86 • 1987-88 • 1989-90
1990s 1990-91 • 1991-92 • 1996-97
2020s 2020-21 • 2021-22


1970s 1971-72
1990s 1991-92 • 1994-95
2010s 2015-16 • 2019-20
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National Basketball Association (2022-23)
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American Basketball Association
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Seasons 1967-68 • 1968-69 • 1969-70 • 1970-71 • 1971-72 • 1972-73 • 1973-74 • 1974-75 • 1975-76
Venues Civic Arena • Dallas Memorial Auditorium • Denver Auditorium Arena • Freedom Hall • Golden Hall • Hampton Roads Coliseum • Island Garden • Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum • Long Island Arena • Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena • McNichols Sports Arena • Mid-South Coliseum • Salt Palace • St. Louis Arena
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