Pacers Search for Point Guard Cure: Jose Calderon Could Be the Vaccine

August 5th, 2010 by Brad LeClair Leave a reply »


The Indiana Pacers are an organization that has been in disarray since the "Malice at the Palace." They fell out of contention in the Central Division and NBA's Eastern Conference not too long after.

From the days of Reggie Miller, Mark Jackson, Dale Davis, and Rik Smits and being championship contenders, the Pacers have dramatically fallen off the radar of the NBA to a being a team that barely can finish .500. 

In 2006-07, the beginning of their demise, the Pacers had to suffer through one of their worst seasons in franchise history, finishing with a 35-47 record. This record was the worst record they've collected since the 1988-89 season when they finished with a 28-54 record.

Gone from the good old days are franchise icons like executive Donnie Walsh, coaches Rick Carlisle and Isiah Thomas, players Mark Jackson, Reggie Miller, Rik Smits, Dale Davis, Jermaine O'Neal, Ron Artest, and Al Harrington. In their place are Troy Murphy, Danny Granger, and a team of average NBA players.

The Pacers last season finished with the worst record they've had since the 1988-89 season, an abysmal 32-50. Far from t ...

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