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4 Indiana Pacers quizzes and 40 Indiana Pacers trivia questions.
  The Great Pacers    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Think you know the best NBA team in the land? This quiz tackles the history of this great franchise.
Average, 15 Qns, tupurple, Nov 16 08
1044 plays
  Pacers Offseason 2003    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A lot of changes and events happened to the Indiana Pacers in the summer of 2003. Take this quiz to see how much you remember about those events.
Average, 10 Qns, tupurple, Jul 25 04
690 plays
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A general test of your Pacers knowledge.
Tough, 10 Qns, strickkc, Mar 09 06
622 plays
  Indiana Pacers 2002-03    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
This quiz is on the 2002-2003 Indiana Pacers. It focuses on the starters.
Average, 5 Qns, ilovethisgame, May 25 09
906 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Which player tried to guard Reggie Miller, when he hit a game-winning shot in Game 4 of the 1998 Eastern Conference Finals?

From Quiz "The Great Pacers"

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Indiana Pacers Trivia Questions

2. Which building did the Pacers play in from 1974-1999?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Market Square Arena

This building was the site of Elvis Presley's last concert. It was torn down in 2001.

3. During the Game 5 of the 1994 Eastern Conference Finals, how many points did Reggie Miller drop on the Knicks during a furious fourth quarter?

From Quiz Pacers!

Answer: 25

Miller's 25 fourth quarter points gave the Pacers a 93-86 victory, and a 3-2 series lead in the team's first ever trip to the conference finals.

4. Which player did NOT have their number retired by the Pacers?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Billy Knight

Billy Knight became the Pacers' all-time leading scorer at 10,780 before Reggie Miller past him. However, his number is not among the numbers retired by the Pacers.

5. Which Indiana Pacer was named NBA Rookie of the Year for the 1986-87 season?

From Quiz Pacers!

Answer: Chuck Person

Chuck "The Rifleman" Person, a 6'8" forward out of Auburn, led the team in scoring with an 18.8 ppg average.

6. Which were the names of the two NBA franchises that were previously in Indianapolis?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Jets and Olympians

The Indianapolis Jets played only one season, in 1948-49. The Indianapolis Olympians played for four seasons and won the Western Division in 1949-50. The Pistons played in Fort Wayne, Indiana before they moved to Detroit

7. How many times was forward Derrick McKey named to either the first or second team NBA All-Defensive team while wearing a Pacers uniform?

From Quiz Pacers!

Answer: Two

Derrick McKey earned such honors twice while playing for Indy. He was voted second team All-Defense in both the '94-'95 and '95-'96 seasons.

8. What was the original home of the Indiana Pacers?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: State Fairgrounds Coliseum

The Indianapolis Ice, the minor league hockey team, still play some of their home games in what is now known as Pepsi Coliseum.

9. How many times did the Pacers win the ABA Championship?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: 3

They won the ABA title during the 1969-70, 1971-72, and 1972-73 seasons.

10. In game one of the '99 Eastern Conference Semi-finals, which two players each scored 40 points in the game to help their team to victory?

From Quiz Pacers!

Answer: Reggie Miller & Jalen Rose

Miller and Rose became just the fourth pair of teammates to score 40 points each in the same game in NBA Playoff history, and first in team history. The last pair to do it was Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler in 1995 for the Houston Rockets.

11. When did the Indiana Pacers move to the NBA after the collapse of the ABA?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: 1976

The Pacers were one of four former ABA teams in the NBA. The others were the Denver Nuggets, the New Jersey (New York) Nets, and the San Antonio Spurs.

12. Which Knicks player, who was known for making a symbolic gesture using his arms, hit the game-winning, controversial three-pointer (while being fouled) for a 4-point play during the waning seconds game three of the 1999 Eastern Conference Finals?

From Quiz Pacers!

Answer: Larry Johnson & Johnson

LJ's four-point play, a controversial break gone to NY due to the 'continuation rule', sent MSG into a frenzy, and ultimately propelled the 8th seeded Knicks all the way to the NBA Finals. Also, Johnson was well known for his symbolic gesture of "LJ" by extending his left arm out and up in a 90 degree angle, with the right arm coming across his body at the base to form the shape of an "L".

13. Which Pacers ABA coach later became the Pacers' radio analyst, known for his "Boom Baby" call?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Bob Leonard

"Slick" Leonard's call is associated with every Pacer three-point basket.

14. Where did Rik "Dunking Dutchman" Smits attend college?

From Quiz Pacers!

Answer: Marist

Though a citizen of the Netherlands, Smits played his college ball for the Marist Red Foxes, in Poughkeepsie, NY.

15. Who owned the Pacers in 2003?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Mel & Herb Simon

Go to any mall in the Indianapolis area, and chances are you'll see the Simon name pasted all over it.

16. What college did 7-4 center Rik Smits attend?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Marist

Rik Smits was born in the Netherlands, hence the "Dunking Dutchman" nickname.

17. What 2003-2004 Pacer hailed from Eu Claire H.S.?

From Quiz Pacers!

Answer: Jermaine ONeal

O'Neal jumped straight from high school to the NBA when he was drafted by the Portland Trailblazers in the 1996 NBA draft. He became the youngest player to ever play in an NBA game on December 5, 1996, against Denver, when stepped onto the hardwood at the ripe age of 18 years, 1 month and 22 days old.

18. What famous celebrity did Reggie Miller direct his off-court comments to, during Game 5 of the 1994 Eastern Conference Finals?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Spike Lee

Miller made a choking gesture towards Lee during an amazing fourth quarter comeback. The Pacers won that game, taking the lead of the series 3-2, but the Knicks won the series 4-3.

19. Which former great basketball player was chosen as coach of the Indiana Pacers in 1997?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Larry Bird

The Birdman led the Pacers for three seasons, leading them to a Finals appearance in his last year. Isiah Thomas took over after Bird left. Ironically, three years after that (in 2003), Larry Bird became the Pacers' president of basketball operations and eventually fired Isiah.

20. Which player tried to guard Reggie Miller, when he hit a game-winning shot in Game 4 of the 1998 Eastern Conference Finals?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Michael Jordan

The Pacers took the Bulls to seven games in that series, but the Bulls won Game 7, and eventually won their last MJ-guided title.

21. The Pacers finally made the NBA Finals in 2000, but were stopped short. Who did they lose to?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Los Angeles Lakers

The Shaq-Kobe-Phil Jackson team, won the first of three straight titles that year.

22. Which player did the Pacers trade in exchange for Blazers' forward/center, Jermaine O'Neal?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Dale Davis

O'Neal became the inside force for the Pacers, while Dale Davis became a reserve on a loaded but dysfunctional Blazers squad.

23. What player was NOT involved in the blockbuster 2002 midseason trade, between the Pacers and the Bulls?

From Quiz The Great Pacers

Answer: Erick Strickland

Indiana sent Jalen Rose, Travis Best, and a second round pick to Chicago for Brad Miller, Ron Artest, Ron Mercer, and Kevin Ollie.

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