Finally, The Pacers Get Their Point Guard of the Future

August 12th, 2010 by Pace Miller Leave a reply »
Indiana Pacers fans rejoice, we finally have our man.  Meet Darren Collison, the point guard of the future.

A lot of non-Pacers fans just don't get it.  They don't think it is a big deal.  Not many people were even aware Collison was in the NBA until Chris Paul got injured last season.  He's only in his second year.  He's only 6'0" and 160 lbs.  He only averaged 12.7 points and 5.7 assists, not to mention 2.7 turnovers (4.1 as a starter).  And now we're acting like he's going to save this troubled franchise and take them to the playoffs?

No, he's not going to do that.  Not by himself, anyway.  But please forgive us for getting a little carried away.  In case you haven't noticed, there hasn't been much to be happy about in Indiana since November 19, 2004.

Take a look this list of Pacers point guards since that infamous Detroit brawl: Jamaal Tinsley, Anthony Johnson, Sarunas Jasikevicius, Eddie Gill, Darrell Armstrong, Jarrett Jack, TJ Ford, Earl Watson, Travis Diener, and AJ Price.

Now you know why we'e excited.

Despite being told for years by Larry Bird that the wheels were ...

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