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2002-2003 Indiana Pacers Playoff Roster
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Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Born Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Metta World Peace SF 6-7 260 Nov 13, 1979 23 St. John's 3 1999 Rnd 1, Pick 16, Chicago Bulls
Jonathan Bender F 6-11 202 Jan 30, 1981 22 Picayune High School (Mississippi) 3 1999 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Toronto Raptors
Jamison Brewer PG 6-4 180 Nov 19, 1980 22 Auburn 1 2001 Rnd 2, Pick 12, Indiana Pacers
Primoz Brezec C 7-2 252 Oct 2, 1979 23 Union Olimpija (Slovenia) 1 2000 Rnd 1, Pick 27, Indiana Pacers
Austin Croshere F 6-9 235 May 1, 1975 27 Providence 5 1997 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Indiana Pacers
Jeff Foster C 6-11 236 Jan 16, 1977 26 Texas State 3 1999 Rnd 1, Pick 21, Golden State Warriors
Tim Hardaway G 6-0 175 Sep 1, 1966 36 UTEP 13 1989 Rnd 1, Pick 14, Golden State Warriors
Al Harrington PF/SF 6-9 245 Feb 17, 1980 23 St. Patrick High School (New Jersey) 4 1998 Rnd 1, Pick 25, Indiana Pacers
Fred Jones G 6-4 210 Mar 11, 1979 24 Oregon 0 2002 Rnd 1, Pick 14, Indiana Pacers
Ron Mercer G-F 6-7 210 May 18, 1976 26 Kentucky 5 1997 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Boston Celtics
Brad Miller C 7-0 261 Apr 12, 1976 27 Purdue 4 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Reggie Miller G 6-7 185 Aug 24, 1965 37 UCLA 15 1987 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Indiana Pacers
Jermaine O'Neal C/PF 6-11 235 Oct 13, 1978 24 Eau Claire High School (South Carolina) 6 1996 Rnd 1, Pick 17, Portland Trail Blazers
Erick Strickland G 6-3 210 Nov 25, 1973 29 Nebraska 6 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Jamaal Tinsley PG 6-3 188 Feb 28, 1978 25 Iowa State 1 2001 Rnd 1, Pick 27, Memphis Grizzlies

Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Detroit Pistons #8 Orlando Magic Detroit in 7
First Round #2 New Jersey Nets #7 Milwaukee Bucks New Jersey in 6
First Round #3 Indiana Pacers #6 Boston Celtics Boston in 6
First Round #4 Philadelphia Sixers #5 New Orleans Pelicans Philadelphia in 6
Second Round #1 Detroit Pistons #4 Philadelphia Sixers Detroit in 6
Second Round #2 New Jersey Nets #6 Boston Celtics New Jersey in 4
Conference Finals #1 Detroit Pistons #2 New Jersey Nets New Jersey in 4
Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 San Antonio Spurs #8 Phoenix Suns San Antonio in 6
First Round #2 Sacramento Kings #7 Utah Jazz Sacramento in 5
First Round #3 Dallas Mavericks #6 Portland Trail Blazers Dallas in 7
First Round #4 Minnesota Timberwolves #5 Los Angeles Lakers L.A. Lakers in 6
Second Round #1 San Antonio Spurs #5 Los Angeles Lakers San Antonio in 6
Second Round #2 Sacramento Kings #3 Dallas Mavericks Dallas in 7
Conference Finals #1 San Antonio Spurs #3 Dallas Mavericks San Antonio in 6
NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 San Antonio Spurs #2 New Jersey Nets San Antonio in 6

Indiana Playoff Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jermaine O'Neal 6 45.2 22.8 17.5 0.7 0.5 3.0 3.0
Jamaal Tinsley 6 30.8 8.5 3.0 6.5 0.7 0.0 1.3
Jeff Foster 6 6.3 2.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.0
Metta World Peace 6 42.0 19.0 5.8 2.2 2.5 1.0 2.7
Jonathan Bender 3 11.3 5.7 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0
Al Harrington 6 17.2 3.0 3.7 0.8 1.0 0.5 1.7
Ron Mercer 6 22.5 6.5 2.2 1.2 1.0 0.2 0.8
Austin Croshere 4 11.5 4.0 4.2 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.8
Erick Strickland 5 8.4 4.2 1.4 1.6 0.2 0.0 0.2
Reggie Miller 6 29.3 9.2 2.3 2.3 0.2 0.2 1.2
Brad Miller 6 22.7 8.7 5.5 2.5 0.8 0.0 1.5
Tim Hardaway 4 11.8 3.2 0.5 2.2 0.2 0.0 0.8

Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue/Game Type Record Indiana Leaders Boston Leaders
Apr 19, 2003
VS
Boston
L, 100-103 Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 26. M. World Peace
REB: 9. J. O'Neal
AST: 9. J. Tinsley
PTS: 40. Paul Pierce
REB: 11. Paul Pierce
AST: 6. Paul Pierce
Apr 21, 2003
VS
Boston
W, 89-77 Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 23. J. O'Neal
REB: 20. J. O'Neal
AST: 7. J. Tinsley
PTS: 19. A. Walker
REB: 11. Tony Battie
AST: 6. Paul Pierce
Apr 24, 2003
@
Boston
L, 101-83 TD Garden
Opening Round
1-2 PTS: 21. J. O'Neal
REB: 16. J. O'Neal
AST: 8. J. Tinsley
PTS: 21. Paul Pierce
REB: 12. Paul Pierce
AST: 6. W. McCarty
Apr 27, 2003
@
Boston
L, 102-92 TD Garden
Opening Round
1-3 PTS: 25. J. O'Neal
REB: 19. J. O'Neal
AST: 13. J. Tinsley
PTS: 37. Paul Pierce
REB: 11. A. Walker
AST: 7. Paul Pierce
Apr 29, 2003
VS
Boston
W, 93-88 Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Opening Round
2-3 PTS: 26. M. World Peace
REB: 22. J. O'Neal
AST: 6. Tim Hardaway
PTS: 21. A. Walker
REB: 8. E. Williams
AST: 8. Paul Pierce
May 1, 2003
@
Boston
L, 110-90 TD Garden
Opening Round
2-4 PTS: 25. J. O'Neal
REB: 19. J. O'Neal
AST: 5. E. Strickland
PTS: 27. Paul Pierce
REB: 8. Paul Pierce
AST: 5. A. Walker