For the Indiana Pacers, the 2012-13 NBA season marked their official return to prominence. Indiana reached the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2004 before falling to the Miami Heat in seven games.
The question is, which free agents could help the Pacers get over the hump and thus reach the NBA Finals?
Most will be looking for a high-profile name, but the Pacers already boast an elite starting lineup. What they need, however, is the type of additions to their second unit that will fill voids and thus make them the two-way force they need to be to win a championship.
Some may not have the greatest name value, but the following players could put Indiana atop the Eastern Conference in 2013-14.