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Slick Leonard Documentary to Premiere on July 29

Slick Leonard is the best coach in Indiana Pacers history and one of the most successful to ever walk a professional sideline. He led the franchise to three ABA championships and has remained aside the team to this day as a radio broadcaster.

He is a true Hoosier legend.

And now he is receiving the feature-length documentary he deserves. Bobby “Slick” Leonard: Heart of a Hoosier, a film by Ted Green, will premiere on Tuesday, July 29 at Banker´s Life Fieldhouse.

The night won´t just feature a movie; it will be an evening-long tribute, kicking off with a VIP reception at 5:30 followed by the screening at 7:15.

In addition to the coach and filmmaker, the following will all be in attendance:

  • Pacer greats Mel Daniels, George McGinnis, Bob Netolicky, and Darnell Hillman
  • Terre Haute stars Arley and Harley Andrews and Clyde Lovellette
  • Tom Sharpe (the son of Slicks’s Terre Haute Gerstmeyer coach Howard Sharpe)
  • Family members of Leonard’s Indiana University coach Branch McCracken

Tickets are available for only $6.29. Doors open at 6:30.

You can view a trailer of the documentary below.

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