Pacers Report Cards: Grading every Pacers player's Conference Finals performance

How did every Indiana Pacer perform in the team's Conference Finals loss against Boston?
Boston Celtics v Indiana Pacers - Game Four
Boston Celtics v Indiana Pacers - Game Four / Dylan Buell/GettyImages
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As we all know, the Indiana Pacers' season is over. Despite giving the Boston Celtics the fight of their lives in three of the four games and almost going up 3-1 in the series, Indiana instead got dealt a 4-0 sweep after not being able to close out their three winnable games. They are headed home to begin their offseason.

In the wake of Monday's heartbreaking loss, there have been plenty of discussions over multiple topics. From Tyrese Haliburton's hamstring injury to Andrew Nembhard's emergence to Indiana's failure to close out the Celtics in three games, this series was in the spotlight for all four games, for better or for worse.

After Jayson Tatum and company put away the shorthanded Pacers, the focus shifted to the offseason for Indiana. However, it is not time to go away from the playoffs just yet. There are still grades to be made, and these are perhaps the most important grades of the playoffs.

Plenty of players were in the spotlight in this series, including Rick Carlisle who was perhaps in the spotlight more than any Pacers player themselves. Naturally, it is time to give them grades for their performances.

With the playoffs, it is a bit harder to narrow down the players to rank, but I will only be focusing on the top nine minute-getters on the team, along with coach Rick Carlisle. These players will be judged based on expectations before the round, where those expectations went, their role on the team, and what their current play means for next season.

Without further ado, let's get to the grades!