The seven greatest Pacers in team history ranked by Player Efficiency Rating (PER)

The Indiana Pacers have a long and storied history of great players. According to PER, these are the seven greatest Indiana Pacers in NBA history.

Mar 22, 2024; San Francisco, California, USA; Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton (0) looks to
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6. Brad Miller

One of the key pieces of the early 2000s team was Brad Miller. Miller came to the Pacers in a trade. He along, with Ron Artest, came over in 2002. Miller was a nice player, but he spent a short amount of time with the Pacers. In fact, he spent just over a calendar year in Indiana.

He was very effective while he was in Indiana. When he played for the Pacers in 2003, he was named to the All-Star team. That year, he averaged 15.1 points, 9.6 rebounds, and 3.1 assists a game. He, along with O'Neal, was a part of a really good Indiana front-court.

That season is what helped Miller get a PER of 19.7 while he was with the Pacers. Despite being so effective for Indiana, he was traded in the summer of 2003 to the Kings. He never made another All-Star game after that. His best years were in Chicago and Indiana.

I wonder how good the Pacers would have been with two great front-court players a little longer than they did, but it made sense to trade Miller. They needed more help on the wing and that's what they got when they traded him for Peja Stojakovic.

The next player on this list is someone who was recently with the Pacers.