The Indiana Pacers took center stage in Lucas Oil Stadium before the Indianapolis Colts home opener Sunday. Pacers point guard Tyrese Haliburton made the first strike of the anvil to kick off the Colts season. The former first round draft pick enjoyed his first ever NFL game, saying he wanted to see a lot of action from running back Jonathan Taylor who is on his fantasy football team.
Without further ado, here is a look at who I think is most likely to dethrone the Bucks in the division. Standings: 25-57 2021-22 Odds: 200 to 1 According to stats for players who qualify, Indiana returns their leader in points, rebounds, blocks, steals and assists, as well as turnover rate, 3-points made and missed, BLK%, DPRM, 3PA+r and every other obscure stat you can think of, and this player is not Tyrese Haliburton.
Between EuroBasket and FIBA World Cup qualifying play, the Indiana Pacers had several players suit up for their national team this offseason. Fans of the franchise were blessed with several chances to watch their favorite players play this summer. The competitions were stretched out over multiple months, which allowed some players to play in more than one event.