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9 Facts About the Indiana Pacers

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The Indiana Pacers are an American professional basketball team based in Indianapolis.

Indianapolis, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County.

Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court.

Indiana is a U.S. state located in the midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.

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The Pacers compete in the National Basketball Association as a member club of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division.

The National Basketball Association is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.

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The Pacers were first established in 1967 as a member of the American Basketball Association and became a member of the NBA in 1976 as a result of the ABA–NBA merger.

The ABA–NBA merger was the merger of the American Basketball Association with the National Basketball Association, which after multiple attempts over several years occurred in 1976.

The original American Basketball Association was a major-league professional basketball league founded in 1967.

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They play their home games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Bankers Life Fieldhouse is an indoor arena located in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

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The team is named after Indiana's history with the Indianapolis 500's pace cars and with the harness racing industry.

The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Harness racing is a form of horse racing in which the horses race at a specific gait.

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The Pacers have won three championships, all in the ABA.

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The Pacers were Eastern Conference champions in 2000.

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The team has won nine division titles.

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Five Hall of Fame players – Reggie Miller, Chris Mullin, Alex English, Mel Daniels, and Roger Brown – played with the Pacers for multiple seasons.

Reginald Wayne "Reggie" Miller is an American retired professional basketball player who played his entire 18-year National Basketball Association career with the Indiana Pacers.

Year 34 was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.

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