Indiana Pacers: Top 5 Defining Draft Day Decisions

Kyle WinslowCorrespondent IJune 18, 2009

Indiana Pacers: Top 5 Defining Draft Day Decisions

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    27 Jun 2001: NBA Commissioner David Stern announces the NBA Draft picks at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello/ALLSPORT NOTE TO USER: It is expressly understood that the only rights Allsport are offering to license in this P

5. 1986 : Drafting Chuck Person

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    4 Mar 1999:  Chuck Person #45 of the Charlotte Hornets in action during the game against the New Jersey Nets at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Hornets defeated the Nets 96-84.   Mandatory Credit: Al Bello  /Allsport

4. 2005: Drafting Danny Granger

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    LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 4:  Danny Granger #33 of the Indiana Pacers looks on during free throw against the Los Angeles Lakers on December 4, 2006 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by do

3. 1988: Drafting Rik Smits

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    4 May 2000:  Rik Smits #45 of the Indiana Pacers puts the ball in play during the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs Round One Game against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Conseco Field House In Indianapolis, Indiana. The Pacers defeated the Bucks 96-95.  NOTE TO

2. 1984: Missing Out on The Greatest Draft of All Time

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    Jun 1991:  Series MVP and guard Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls hugs the championship trophy while surrounded by his father and wife after the Bulls defeated the Los Angeles Lakers four games to one in the series at the Great Western Forum in Inglewoo

1. 1987: Drafting Reggie Miller

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    13 May 1998: Reggie Miller #31 of the Indianapolis Pacers waves a towel as he walks off the court during the game against the New York Knicks at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Pacers defeated the Knicks 99-88. Mandatory Credit: Vinc

Honorable Mention

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    12 May 1997:  Coach Larry Bird and team president Donnie Walsh of the Indiana Pacers speak to reporters during a press conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Stockman  /Allsport