Myles Turner poses for a photo with a member of the military at the Pacers annual Military
Practice/Meet and Greet as part of the Pacers Hoops for Troops program presented by
Yuengling. During the NBA’s Hoops for Troops week the Pacers host military for a variety
of events, highlighted by a lunch where service members attend Pacers practice and get
to interact with the Pacers players and coaches afterwards.
Pictured above is Pacers Head Coach Nate McMillan serving dinner at
the annual “Come To Our House” Thanksgiving Dinner, presented by US
Foods. This year’s event was hosted by Thad Young and Victor Oladipo;
and was the 21st year that the Pacers have hosted Thanksgiving Dinner
for disadvantaged men, women and children in Indianapolis.
Pacers rookie Alize Johnson leads campers through drills at a clinic at
the Pacers Athletic Center in Westfield. Pacers Legend Darnell “Dr. Dunk”
Hillman joined Johnson to host 100 Special Olympic athletes for a Jr. Pacers
Clinic cared for by St. Vincent. The goal of the clinic was to provide skill and
instruction not only in the game of basketball, but also discipline, character
Pacers player Edmond Sumner oversees a passing drill at a stop on the annual Jr.
Pacers Hoops Tour, cared for by St. Vincent and Gatorade. Each year, the Pacers
do a summer clinic tour in Indianapolis and the surrounding communities,
where campers have the opportunity to learn both basketball and life lessons
from Pacers alumni players, as well as players on the current roster.
WE GROW BASKETBALL HERE INDIANA PACERS 2018-1 9 YEARBOOK