INDIANAPOLIS – As they approach their first post season since 2005-06, the Indiana Pacers continue to be surrounded by excitement and energy with the announcement of four Presenting Sponsor Partners of the “Pacers Playoffs” and the Pacers pep rally this Friday, open to the public at Circle Centre Mall. 

 The four Presenting Sponsor Partners of the Pacers post season are - Indiana University Health, Kroger, Stanley Security Solutions and XFINITY®.

"We are so happy to share the excitement of the post season with this community,” said Pacers President Jim Morris.  “And to have four very special partners - Indiana University Health, Kroger, Stanley Security Solutions and XFINITY - help us in promoting this exciting time is very gratifying to all of us with the Pacers.  This corporate support will allow us to open our arms to the community beginning with a special, fun-filled activity on Friday at Circle Centre Mall.”  

One of the first elements of the Pacers postseason excitement will be a Pacers Pep Rally, open to the public in the Food Court at the Circle Centre Mall in downtown Indianapolis on Friday, April 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Among the highlights of the two-hour celebration will be appearances by Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, who will honor the Pacers with a special proclamation and former Pacers great Rik Smits who will headline of list of VIPs on hand.  In addition, the team has all kinds of activities planned for fans including music by popular local band Dave & Rae, face-painting and balloons, and appearances by special Pacers celebrities, local VIPs, Boomer and the Pacemates.   Posters and cheer cards will be distributed and contests will be held for prizes including playoff tickets and special playoffs tee shirts.

Pacers playoffs tickets can be purchased at, the Conseco Fieldhouse Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets or by phone (800-462-2849).  Fans can get more info on Friday’s pep rally and future Pacers post season endeavors at