Regardless, this didn't stop the Star from celebrating the milestone and doing a very good job of capturing how the city felt. Here was the front page from the day after beating the Knicks to make the finals.
*Ron-Ron is one of the more tragic figures in Pacer history. I, for one, wouldn't mind at all seeing him come back to the Pacers, but I think I may be in the minority there.
Also covered in both articles: you know how a lot of great players can't coach or judge talent? Don't ever put Larry Bird in that category. Nothing against Frank Vogel, but I don't think anybody would mind if Larry decided he had an itch to coach again and came down from the front office.
To sign off, here a couple more Pacer videos. One that will make everybody smile (and just happened recently), and another that maybe not a lot of Pacer fans will admit to liking, but they do. Trust me.