The Indiana Pacers are in a state of flux and struggling to regain a competitive edge and a passionate fan base. Although the Pacers are rebuilding, they are a very young team with significant developing talent.
Historically, the Pacers' drafts have been characterized by repeated exclusions. Extensive trading left the team without a first-round pick from either of the two greatest draft classes: 1984 and 2003.
However, the Pacers have also made some great picks and some tough calls since joining the league in the ABA-NBA merger in 1976.
The following are the five draft-day decisions that had the biggest impact on the franchise.