After thousands of votes from Pacers fans around the world, the final results are in. For the 1980s starting lineup, fans used PacersVote.com to select Chuck Person, Reggie Miller, Detlef Schrempf, Wayman Tisdale, and Clark Kellogg.
Person, who is being honored with his very own bobblehead on Saturday night, is the only Pacers player to ever win the Rookie of the Year award. During his rookie season in 1986-87, Person helped the Pacers grab their first-ever win in the NBA postseason.
Miller, whose Pacers career stretches from 1987-88 to 2004-05, is the franchise's all-time leading scorer. During the 1989-90 season, Miller averaged a career-best 24.6 points per game while sinking 40 percent of his 3-point shots.
Tisdale was the Pacers' first-round draft choice in 1985, picked with the second overall pick. In his four seasons with the team, Tisdale averaged 15.2 points and 7.2 rebounds. After basketball, Tisdale released a number of jazz albums. He passed away after a long battle with cancer in May of 2009.
Detlef Schrempf was traded to the Pacers from the Dallas Mavericks in 1989, quickly becoming a do-everything player for Indiana. In his five seasons with the team, Schrempf averaged 17 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 4.1 assists per game. Over the course of four seasons, Schrempf suited up for 15 Pacers playoff games.
Kellogg, while not winning Rookie of the Year, put up season that still stands as the high-water mark for Pacers rookies. In 1982-83, after being drafted out of Ohio State, Kellogg finished the year averaging 20.1 points and 10.6 rebounds per game. Unfortunately, chronic knee injuries shortened Kellogg's career. The power forward finished his career in 1986-87 having played in 260 NBA games.
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