Pick Your Five

Pacers Fans Select Their Starting Five from the 1960s

by Greg Rappaport
Pacers.com Writer

After thousands of votes from Pacers fans choosing their starting five players from the 1960s era of Pacers basketball, the results are in. Roger Brown, Mel Daniels, Bob Netolicky, Freddie Lewis, and Billy Keller were the top vote getters during the week in which Pacers fans made their choice.

Mel Daniels and Roger Brown, both Hall of Fame players, were no surprise to make the final five. Brown, who is being honored with a bobblehead on Saturday night's Decade Game, averaged 18 points and 6.2 rebounds per game as a member of the Pacers. Daniels, a member of all three of the Pacers' ABA Championship teams, averaged 19.4 points and 16 rebounds per game as a member of the Pacers.

Also selected to the Pacers' 1960s starting five was Freddie Lewis, a point guard on all three of the Pacers' Championship teams. Lewis averaged 16.1 points and 4 assists per game with the team.

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Rounding out the Pacers' starting five is Bob Netolicky and Billy Keller. Netolicky averaged 15.7 points and 8.9 rebounds with the Pacers. Keller averaged 11.8 points and 3.6 assists.

Make sure to head to PacersVote.com and register to pick your starting five for the next era of Pacers basketball, the 1970s. Voting will end following Indiana's next Decade Game, when they face the Portland Trail Blazers on December 10.


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