The Pacers came within just one game of making the NBA Finals. Although the star-studded Heat defeated them, here is a team that threatened the defending champs with a roster built of a collection of underrated, unappreciated, or forgotten stars who came together to make their way back in to relevance. Indiana constructed this team in the old-fashioned way: drafting smartly, even in low picks, and spending money wisely on their few marquee free agents.
As we look ahead, the future is incredibly bright for this young squad.
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