Indiana Pacers Regular Season Rosters

1999-2000 Indiana Pacers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Jonathan Bender F 6-11 202 0 Picayune High School (Mississippi) 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
4 Travis Best PG 5-11 182 4 Georgia Tech 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
  Mitchell Butler SG 6-5 210 6 UCLA 1993 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
44 Austin Croshere F 6-9 235 2 Providence 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
32 Dale Davis C-F 6-11 252 8 Clemson 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
10 Jeff Foster C 6-11 236 0 Texas State 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
32 Al Harrington F 6-9 245 1 St. Patrick High School (New Jersey) 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States
13 Mark Jackson PG 6-1 180 12 St. John's 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
9 Derrick McKey SF 6-9 205 12 Alabama 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
31 Reggie Miller SG 6-7 185 12 UCLA 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
17 Chris Mullin SF 6-7 215 14 St. John's 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
14 Sam Perkins PF 6-9 235 15 North Carolina 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
43 Mark Pope C 6-10 235 2 Kentucky 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 23 United States
5 Jalen Rose G 6-8 210 5 Michigan 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
  Shannon Smith GF 6-5 195 0 Milwaukee 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
45 Rik Smits C 7-4 250 11 Marist 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 2 Netherlands
55 Zan Tabak C 7-0 245 4 KK Split (Croatia) 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 24 Croatia

1999-2000 Indiana Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Jackson R. Miller J. Rose D. Davis R. Smits
Rotation T. Best   D. McKey A. Croshere Z. Tabak
Rotation     C. Mullin S. Perkins J. Bender
Lim PT       A. Harrington J. Foster

1999-2000 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Indiana Pacers56-26-
2Charlotte Hornets49-337
3Toronto Raptors45-3711
4Detroit Pistons42-4014
5Milwaukee Bucks42-4014
6Cleveland Cavaliers32-5024
7Atlanta Hawks28-5428
8Chicago Bulls17-6539

1999-2000 Indiana Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jalen Rose Player Of The Week (03/20/00)
Jalen Rose Most Improved Player (2000)
Dale Davis Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (2000)
Reggie Miller Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (2000)

1999-2000 Indiana Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Reggie Miller 81 36.9 18.1 3.0 2.3 1.0 0.3 1.6
Jalen Rose 80 37.2 18.2 4.8 4.0 1.1 0.6 2.4
Rik Smits 79 23.4 12.9 5.1 1.1 0.3 1.3 1.4
Austin Croshere 81 23.3 10.3 6.4 1.1 0.5 0.7 1.5
Dale Davis 74 28.7 10.0 9.9 0.9 0.7 1.3 1.2
Travis Best 82 20.6 8.9 1.7 3.3 0.9 0.1 1.3
Mark Jackson 81 27.0 8.1 3.7 8.0 0.9 0.1 2.1
Sam Perkins 81 20.0 6.6 3.6 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.8
Al Harrington 50 17.1 6.6 3.2 0.8 0.5 0.2 1.3
Chris Mullin 47 12.4 5.1 1.6 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.6
Derrick McKey 32 19.8 4.3 4.2 1.1 0.9 0.4 0.6
Jonathan Bender 24 5.4 2.7 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.3
Jeff Foster 19 4.5 2.3 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1
Zan Tabak 18 6.3 2.1 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.6

1999-2000 Indiana Pacers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Travis Best was selected as the #23 pick in the First Round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Travis Best signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on October 4, 1995. Travis Best re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on January 21, 1999.

Austin Croshere was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Austin Croshere signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 3, 1997. Austin Croshere signed an extension with the Indiana Pacers on November 1, 1999.

Dale Davis was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 1991 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Dale Davis signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on August 1, 1991. Dale Davis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on September 26, 1994. Dale Davis re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on July 16, 1996.

Al Harrington was selected as the #25 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Al Harrington signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on January 22, 1999.

Reggie Miller was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Reggie Miller signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on August 1, 1987. Reggie Miller signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on December 21, 1990. Reggie Miller re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on September 30, 1996.

Rik Smits was selected as the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Rik Smits signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on October 5, 1988. Rik Smits re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on April 21, 1993. Rik Smits re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on January 22, 1999.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Jonathan Bender, the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Toronto Raptors on August 1, 1999. Jonathan Bender signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on August 5, 1999.

Draft Rights to Jeff Foster, the #21 pick in the First Round of the 1999 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Golden State Warriors on June 30, 1999. Jeff Foster signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 13, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Mark Jackson was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Denver Nuggets on February 20, 1997.

Derrick McKey was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Seattle SuperSonics on November 1, 1993. Derrick McKey signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on December 15, 1995.

Chris Mullin was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Golden State Warriors on August 11, 1997. Chris Mullin signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on August 12, 1997.

Jalen Rose was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Denver Nuggets on June 13, 1996.

Acquired via Free Agency

Sam Perkins signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on January 21, 1999.

Zan Tabak signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on October 1, 1999.

1999-2000 Indiana Pacers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Herbert Simon Owner, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer 1983-1984 N/A
Mel Simon Owner 1983-1984 N/A
Larry Bird Head Coach 1997-1998 Special Advisor (Boston Celtics, 1992 to 1997)
Dick Harter Assistant Coach 2007-2008 Assistant Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 2004 to 2007)
Rick Carlisle Assistant Coach 1997-1998 Assistant Coach (Portland Trail Blazers, 1994 to 1997)
Billy Knight VP of Basketball Operations 1999-2000 Assistant Coach (Indiana Pacers, 1990 to 1991)
David Kahn General Manager 1995-1996 N/A
David Morway VP of Basketball Administration 1998-1999 N/A
Jimmy Powell Advance Scout 1999-2000 N/A
Mel Daniels Director of Player Personnel 1986-1987 N/A
Slick Leonard Radio Broadcaster 1985-1986 General Manager (Indiana Pacers, 1975 to 1980)
Mark Boyle Radio Broadcaster 1989-1990 N/A
David Benner Director of Media Relations 1994-1995 N/A