Indiana Pacers Regular Season Rosters

2003-2004 Indiana Pacers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
13 Kenny Anderson PG 6-0 168 12 Georgia Tech 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
24 Jonathan Bender F 6-11 202 4 Picayune High School (Mississippi) 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
2 Jamison Brewer PG 6-4 180 2 Auburn 2001 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
27 Primoz Brezec C 7-2 252 2 Union Olimpija (Slovenia) 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 27 Slovenia
44 Austin Croshere F 6-9 235 6 Providence 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
10 Jeff Foster C 6-11 236 4 Texas State 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
32 Al Harrington F 6-9 245 5 St. Patrick High School (New Jersey) 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 25 United States
8 Anthony Johnson G 6-3 195 6 Charleston 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
20 Fred Jones G 6-4 210 1 Oregon 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
33 James Jones SF 6-8 218 0 Miami (FL) 2003 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
31 Reggie Miller SG 6-7 185 16 UCLA 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
7 Jermaine O'Neal FC 6-11 235 7 Eau Claire High School (South Carolina) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
62 Scot Pollard C-F 6-11 265 6 Kansas 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
11 Jamaal Tinsley PG 6-3 188 2 Iowa State 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
91 Metta World Peace SF 6-7 260 4 St. John's 1999 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States

2003-2004 Indiana Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Tinsley R. Miller M. World Peace J. O'Neal J. Foster
Rotation A. Johnson F. Jones   A. Harrington S. Pollard
Rotation K. Anderson     A. Croshere  
Rotation       J. Bender  
Lim PT   J. Brewer J. Jones   P. Brezec

2003-2004 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Indiana Pacers61-21-
2Detroit Pistons54-287
3New Orleans Hornets41-4120
4Milwaukee Bucks41-4120
5Cleveland Cavaliers35-4726
6Toronto Raptors33-4928
7Atlanta Hawks28-5433
8Chicago Bulls23-5938

2003-2004 Indiana Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jermaine O'Neal All-NBA Second Team (2004)
Metta World Peace All-NBA Third Team (2004)
Jermaine O'Neal Player Of The Month (Dec 03)
Metta World Peace Player Of The Week (11/09/03, 03/29/04)
Metta World Peace Defensive Player Of The Year (2004)
Metta World Peace All-NBA Defensive First Team (2004)
Jermaine O'Neal Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (2004)
Metta World Peace Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (2004)
Fred Jones Slam Dunk Contest Participant (2004)
Fred Jones Slam Dunk Champion (2004)
Reggie Miller J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (2004)
Jermaine O'Neal PBWA Magic Johnson Award (2004)

2003-2004 Indiana Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Jermaine O'Neal 78 35.7 20.1 10.0 2.1 0.8 2.6 2.3
Metta World Peace 73 37.2 18.3 5.3 3.7 2.1 0.7 2.8
Al Harrington 79 30.9 13.3 6.4 1.7 1.0 0.3 2.1
Reggie Miller 80 28.2 10.0 2.4 3.1 0.8 0.1 0.8
Jeff Foster 82 23.9 6.1 7.4 0.8 0.9 0.3 0.7
Anthony Johnson 73 21.9 6.2 1.8 2.8 0.9 0.1 1.0
Jamaal Tinsley 52 26.5 8.3 2.6 5.8 1.6 0.3 2.1
Fred Jones 81 18.6 4.9 1.6 2.1 0.8 0.2 0.9
Austin Croshere 77 13.6 5.0 3.2 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.7
Kenny Anderson 44 20.6 6.0 1.8 2.8 0.6 0.1 1.1
Jonathan Bender 21 12.9 7.0 1.9 0.4 0.2 0.5 1.6
Scot Pollard 61 11.1 1.7 2.7 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4
Jamison Brewer 13 12.3 2.5 0.8 1.3 0.5 0.0 0.8
Primoz Brezec 18 4.0 1.6 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.3
James Jones 6 4.3 1.2 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

2003-2004 Indiana Pacers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Jamison Brewer was selected as the #12 pick in the Second Round of the 2001 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Jamison Brewer signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on September 20, 2001.

Primoz Brezec was selected as the #27 pick in the First Round of the 2000 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Primoz Brezec signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 1, 2001.

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. Al Harrington signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on October 31, 2001.

Fred Jones was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Fred Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 5, 2002.

James Jones was selected as the #20 pick in the Second Round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. James Jones signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on August 21, 2003.

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. Reggie Miller re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on August 20, 2003.

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. Jonathan Bender signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on October 31, 2002.

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. Jeff Foster signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on October 29, 2002.

Draft Rights to Jamaal Tinsley, the #27 pick in the First Round of the 2001 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Atlanta Hawks on July 19, 2001. Jamaal Tinsley signed a multi-year contract with the Indiana Pacers on July 19, 2001.

Acquired via Trade

Jermaine O'Neal was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Portland Trail Blazers on August 31, 2000. Jermaine O'Neal re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on July 16, 2003.

Scot Pollard was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Sacramento Kings on July 24, 2003.

Metta World Peace was acquired in a trade by the Indiana Pacers from the Chicago Bulls on February 19, 2002. Metta World Peace signed a multi-year extension with the Indiana Pacers on October 31, 2002.

Acquired via Free Agency

Kenny Anderson signed a contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on September 19, 2003.

Anthony Johnson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Indiana Pacers on July 24, 2003.

2003-2004 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
Donnie Walsh Chief Executive Officer 2003-2004 General Manager (Indiana Pacers, 1986 to 1988)
Kevin Bower Chief Financial Officer, Executive VP 2002-2003 N/A
Rick Carlisle Head Coach 2003-2004 Head Coach (Detroit Pistons, 2001 to 2003)
Chad Forcier Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (Detroit Pistons, 2001 to 2003)
Mike Brown Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (San Antonio Spurs, 2000 to 2003)
Ron Rothstein Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1993 to 1999)
Larry Bird President of Basketball Operations 2013-2014 President of Basketball Operations (Indiana Pacers, 2003 to 2012)
David Kahn General Manager 1995-1996 N/A
David Morway VP of Basketball Administration 1998-1999 N/A
Ryan Carr Scout 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (UTEP, 1999 to 2003)
Jimmy Powell Advance Scout 1999-2000 N/A
Rick Fuson Executive VP 2001-2002 Director of Special Events (Indiana Pacers, 1984 to 2001)
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