Pick Your Five

Fans Select Their 1990s Starting Five

by Greg Rappaport
Pacers.com Writer

After a month of voting, the fans have made their choice. With thousands of votes registered on PacersVote.com, presented by FOX Sports Indiana, fans have selected Reggie Miller, Rik Smits, Derrick McKey, Mark Jackson, and Dale Davis as their 1990s starting five.

Miller, who is being honored with a bobblehead on Saturday night, played his entire Hall-of-Fame career with the Pacers, averaging 18.2 points per game and making 39.5 percent of his 3-pointers. He is the team's all-time leading scorer, and has played in 144 playoff games.

Right behind Miller on the Pacers' points leaderboard is Rik Smits, who played his entire career for the Pacers as well, spanning from 1988-2000. Smits finished his 12-year NBA career with 12,971 points.

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Derrick McKey joined the Pacers in 1993 and immediately solidified the small forward position for Indiana. McKey played eight seasons with the Pacers, averaging 8.8 points and 4.4 rebounds in his time with the Blue & Gold.

Playing point guard for much of the 90s was Mark Jackson, whose passing and playmaking helped push the Pacers to their first-ever NBA Finals appearance in 2000. Jackson was traded to Denver in 1997, but was reacquired in another trade the following season. As a member of the Pacers, Jackson averaged 8.4 points and 8.1 assists per game. He ranks third on the franchise leaderboard for assists with 3,294.

Rounding out the 1990s starting five is the always physical Dale Davis. In 1991, Davis was drafted by Indiana and played a decade with the Blue & Gold, providing a physical presence in the post and an edge of toughness at all times. Davis averaged 9.3 points and 9 rebounds with Indiana.

Voting for the starting five of the 2000s is now open. Make sure to make your voice heard at PacersVote.com! »


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