Indiana Pacers Regular Season Rosters

2000-2001 Indiana Pacers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
24 Jonathan Bender F 6-11 202 1 Picayune High School (Mississippi) 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
4 Travis Best PG 5-11 182 5 Georgia Tech 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
44 Austin Croshere F 6-9 235 3 Providence 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
2 Tyus Edney PG 5-10 152 3 UCLA 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
10 Jeff Foster C 6-11 236 1 Texas State 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
32 Al Harrington F 6-9 245 2 St. Patrick High School (New Jersey) 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States
6 Lari Ketner F 6-9 277 1 Massachusetts 1999 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
15 Jimmy King GF 6-5 210 4 Michigan 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
9 Derrick McKey SF 6-9 205 13 Alabama 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
31 Reggie Miller SG 6-7 185 13 UCLA 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
6 Terry Mills PF 6-10 230 10 Michigan 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
7 Jermaine O'Neal FC 6-11 235 4 Eau Claire High School (South Carolina) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
14 Sam Perkins PF 6-9 235 16 North Carolina 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
5 Jalen Rose G 6-8 210 6 Michigan 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
40 Bruno Sundov C 7-2 220 2 KK Split (Croatia) 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 6 Croatia
55 Zan Tabak C 7-0 245 5 KK Split (Croatia) 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 24 Croatia

2000-2001 Indiana Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Best R. Miller J. Rose J. O'Neal J. Foster
Rotation T. Edney   D. McKey A. Croshere Z. Tabak
Rotation       A. Harrington  
Rotation       S. Perkins  
Lim PT       T. Mills J. Bender
Lim PT       L. Ketner B. Sundov

2000-2001 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks52-30-
2Toronto Raptors47-355
3Charlotte Hornets46-366
4Indiana Pacers41-4111
5Detroit Pistons32-5020
6Cleveland Cavaliers30-5222
7Atlanta Hawks25-5727
8Chicago Bulls15-6737

2000-2001 Indiana Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jonathan Bender Slam Dunk Contest Participant (2001)

2000-2001 Indiana Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Reggie Miller 81 39.3 18.9 3.5 3.2 1.0 0.2 1.6
Jalen Rose 72 40.9 20.5 5.0 6.0 0.9 0.6 2.9
Jermaine O'Neal 81 32.6 12.9 9.8 1.2 0.6 2.8 2.0
Travis Best 77 31.9 11.9 2.9 6.1 1.4 0.1 1.6
Austin Croshere 81 23.1 10.1 4.8 1.1 0.4 0.6 1.7
Al Harrington 78 24.3 7.5 4.9 1.7 0.8 0.2 1.9
Jeff Foster 71 16.2 3.5 5.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.7
Sam Perkins 64 15.6 3.8 2.6 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.3
Zan Tabak 55 14.1 3.9 3.9 0.6 0.2 0.5 1.0
Jonathan Bender 59 9.7 3.3 1.3 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.7
Derrick McKey 66 15.0 2.2 2.7 1.1 0.7 0.2 0.7
Tyus Edney 24 11.0 4.4 1.0 2.2 0.7 0.0 1.0
Bruno Sundov 11 10.9 3.9 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3
Terry Mills 14 8.1 1.8 1.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.7
Lari Ketner 3 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.7

2000-2001 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. Austin Croshere re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on August 2, 2000.

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. Reggie Miller re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on August 9, 2000.

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

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.

Jermaine O'Neal was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Portland Trail Blazers on August 31, 2000.

Jalen Rose was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Denver Nuggets on June 13, 1996. Jalen Rose re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on August 2, 2000.

Acquired via Free Agency

Tyus Edney signed a contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on September 30, 2000.

Lari Ketner signed a contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on September 30, 2000.

Terry Mills signed a contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on October 4, 2000.

Sam Perkins signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on January 21, 1999. Sam Perkins re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on August 1, 2000.

Bruno Sundov signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on September 27, 2000.

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

2000-2001 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
Isiah Thomas Head Coach 2000-2001 General Manager (Toronto Raptors, 1994 to 1997)
Brendan Malone Assistant Coach 2000-2001 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 1996 to 2000)
Jim Stack Assistant Coach 2000-2001 Assistant Vice President of Basketball Operations (Chicago Bulls, 1996 to 2000)
Tree Rollins Assistant Coach 2000-2001 N/A
Vern Fleming Assistant Coach 2000-2001 N/A
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