2007–08 Indiana Pacers season

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2007–08 Indiana Pacers season
Head coach Jim O'Brien
Arena Conseco Fieldhouse
Results
Record 36–46 (.439)
Place Division: 3rd (Central)
Conference: 9th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television FSN Midwest
Radio WIBC/WFNI
< 2006–07 2008–09 >

The 2007–08 Indiana Pacers season was the 41st season, 32nd in the NBA basketball in Indianapolis, Indiana. It began in October.

Key dates prior to the start of the season:

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Indiana did not have a draft pick, but did pull off a Draft Day trade for the rights to Stanko Barać with the Miami Heat.

Roster[edit]

Indiana Pacers roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
SG 6 United States Daniels, Marquis 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Auburn
PG 12 United States Diener, Travis 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Marquette
F 1 United States Diogu, Ike 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Arizona State
SF 17 United States Dunleavy, Mike 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Duke
F/C 10 United States Foster, Jeff 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Texas State
SG 23 United States Graham, Stephen 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Oklahoma State
SF 33 United States Granger, Danny 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 228 lb (103 kg) New Mexico
C 13 United States Harrison, David 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 280 lb (127 kg) Colorado
PF 3 United States Murphy, Troy 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Notre Dame
G 22 United States Murray, Ronald 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 197 lb (89 kg) Shaw
F/C 7 United States O'Neal, Jermaine (C) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Eau Claire HS (SC)
G 20 United States Owens, Andre 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Houston
SG 21 United States Rush, Kareem 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Missouri
PG 11 United States Tinsley, Jamaal Injured 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Iowa State
F 4 United States Williams, Shawne 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Memphis
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)



Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2008-03-01

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Central Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Detroit Pistons 59 23 .720 34–7 25–16 11–5
x-Cleveland Cavaliers 45 37 .549 14 27–14 18–23 7–9
Indiana Pacers 36 46 .439 23 21–20 15–26 5–11
Chicago Bulls 33 49 .402 26 20–21 13–28 11–5
Milwaukee Bucks 26 56 .317 33 19–22 7–34 6–10


Game log[edit]

October[edit]

Record: 1–0; Home: 1–0; Road: 0–0

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
1 31 October 2007 Wizards 110–119 Pacers 1 Mike Dunleavy (25) 16,212 1–0

November[edit]

Record: 7–9; Home: 3–5; Road: 4–4

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
2 2 November 2007 Heat 85–87 Pacers NA Danny Granger (25) 12,887 2–0
3 3 November 2007 Pacers 121–111 Grizzlies NA Mike Dunleavy (27) 14,878 3–0
4 7 November 2007 Clippers 104–89 Pacers NA Danny Granger (16) 10,122 3–1
5 9 November 2007 Pacers 87–96 Bobcats NA Jermaine O'Neal (18) 12,044 3–2
6 10 November 2007 Nuggets 113–106 Pacers NA Troy Murphy (18) 12,748 3–3
7 13 November 2007 Celtics 101–86 Pacers NA Danny Granger (24) 12,143 3–4
8 14 November 2007 Pacers 90–103 Wizards NA Marquis Daniels (19) 12,477 3–5
9 16 November 2007 Pacers 101–110 Raptors NA Two-way tie (20) 19,800 3–6
10 17 November 2007 Jazz 97–117 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (25) 12,447 4–6
11 20 November 2007 Lakers 134–114 Pacers NA Shawne Williams (24) 11,577 4–7
12 21 November 2007 Pacers 105–93 Hornets NA Troy Murphy (23) 11,609 5–7
13 23 November 2007 Mavericks 107–111 Pacers NA Danny Granger (25) 14,002 6–7
14 25 November 2007 Cavaliers 111–106 Pacers NA Marquis Daniels (25) 11,603 6–8
15 27 November 2007 Pacers 112–110 Nuggets NA Mike Dunleavy (30) 13,274 7–8
16 28 November 2007 Pacers 95–89 Trail Blazers NA Danny Granger (23) 16,168 8–8
17 30 November 2007 Pacers 93–95 SuperSonics NA Danny Granger (21) 14,768 8–9

December[edit]

Record: 7–8; Home: 3–3; Road: 4–5

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
18 2 December 2007 Pacers 101–95 Clippers NA Jamaal Tinsley (29) 13,741 9–9
19 4 December 2007 Suns 121–117 Pacers NA Jermaine O'Neal (30) 11,435 9–10
20 7 December 2007 Pacers 115–109 Magic NA Danny Granger (27) 17,519 10–10
21 11 December 2007 Pacers 105–118 Cavaliers NA Mike Dunleavy (23) 20,010 10–11
22 12 December 2007 Bulls 102–117 Pacers NA Kareem Rush (22) 10,381 11–11
23 14 December 2007 Raptors 104–93 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (23) 10,437 11–12
24 15 December 2007 Pacers 106–103 Heat NA Jamaal Tinsley (26) 19,600 12–12
25 17 December 2007 Pacers 119–92 Knicks NA Mike Dunleavy (36) 17,932 13–12
26 19 December 2007 Sixers 85–102 Pacers NA Marquis Daniels (26) 10,265 14–12
27 21 December 2007 Pacers 118–131 Timberwolves NA Mike Dunleavy (30) 15,379 14–13
28 22 December 2007 Wizards 85–93 Pacers NA Danny Granger (25) 11,583 15–13
29 26 December 2007 Pacers 95–107 Hawks NA Troy Murphy (19) 16,070 15–14
30 28 December 2007 Pacers 101–114 Pistons NA Jermaine O'Neal (25) 22,076 15–15
31 29 December 2007 Pistons 98–92 Pacers NA Jermaine O'Neal (20) 14,960 15–16
32 31 December 2007 Pacers 103–107 Bobcats 1 Jermaine O'Neal (20) 12,223 15–17

January[edit]

Record: 4–10; Home: 2–3; Road: 2–7

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
33 2 January 2008 Grizzlies 90–72 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (16) 10,186 15–18
34 4 January 2008 Hawks 91–113 Pacers NA Danny Granger (32) 10,797 16–18
35 6 January 2008 Pacers 96–112 Lakers NA Mike Dunleavy (17) 18,997 16–19
36 8 January 2008 Pacers 89–111 Jazz NA Danny Granger (17) 19,911 16–20
37 9 January 2008 Pacers 122–129 Suns 1 Two-way tie (22) 18,422 16–21
38 12 January 2008 Pacers 111–105 Kings NA Mike Dunleavy (23) 14,047 17–21
39 13 January 2008 Pacers 101–106 Warriors NA Jermaine O'Neal (27) 19,044 17–22
40 16 January 2008 Warriors 117–125 Pacers NA Danny Granger (29) 11,501 18–22
41 19 January 2008 Kings 110–104 Pacers NA Danny Granger (26) 14,015 18–23
42 21 January 2008 Pacers 110–103 Sixers NA Kareem Rush (25) 12,424 19–23
43 23 January 2008 Pacers 95–108 Bulls NA Danny Granger (33) 21,744 19–24
44 24 January 2008 Pacers 92–104 Bucks NA Mike Dunleavy (22) 14,267 19–25
45 26 January 2008 Pacers 96–98 Heat NA Mike Dunleavy (25) 19,600 19–26
46 29 January 2008 Pistons 110–104 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (25) 12,572 19–27

February[edit]

Record: 4–9; Home: 2–7; Road: 2–2

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
47 1 February 2008 Rockets 106–103 Pacers NA Danny Granger (22) 13,784 19–28
48 2 February 2008 Magic 121–115 Pacers NA Danny Granger (29) 13,172 19–29
49 5 February 2008 Spurs 116–89 Pacers NA Danny Granger (16) 11,288 19–30
50 6 February 2008 Pacers 103–100 Knicks NA Kareem Rush (24) 18,207 20–30
51 9 February 2008 Trail Blazers 93–101 Pacers NA Danny Granger (29) 14,130 21–30
52 12 February 2008 Celtics 104–97 Pacers NA Danny Granger (18) 13,603 21–31
53 13 February 2008 Pacers 80–96 Pistons NA Ike Diogu (14) 22,076 21–32
54 20 February 2008 Cavaliers 106–97 Pacers NA Danny Granger (30) 13,096 21–33
55 22 February 2008 Nets 103–113 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (34) 11,930 22–33
56 23 February 2008 Pacers 91–102 Nets NA Danny Granger (29) 17,252 22–34
57 25 February 2008 Raptors 102–98 Pacers NA Two-way tie (20) 10,468 22–35
58 27 February 2008 Bulls 113–107 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (25) 10,556 22–36
59 29 February 2008 Pacers 122–111 Raptors NA Mike Dunleavy (36) 19,800 23–36

March[edit]

Record: 8–7; Home: 7–1; Road: 1–6

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
60 2 March 2008 Bucks 106–128 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (36) 11,614 24–36
61 5 March 2008 Pacers 99–117 Rockets NA Two-way tie (17) 18,160 24–37
62 6 March 2008 Pacers 97–108 Spurs NA Danny Granger (22) 17,738 24–38
63 8 March 2008 Pacers 95–103 Cavaliers NA Danny Granger (19) 20,562 24–39
64 11 March 2008 SuperSonics 107–114 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (32) 11,216 25–39
65 14 March 2008 Pacers 97–116 Mavericks NA Ronald Murray (22) 20,354 25–40
66 15 March 2008 Pacers 111–122 Magic NA Danny Granger (24) 17,519 25–41
67 17 March 2008 Knicks 98–110 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (36) 10,691 26–41
68 19 March 2008 Bobcats 95–102 Pacers NA Ronald Murray (22) 10,813 27–41
69 21 March 2008 Timberwolves 113–124 Pacers NA Danny Granger (32) 11,805 28–41
70 22 March 2008 Pacers 108–101 Bulls NA Mike Dunleavy (25) 21,752 29–41
71 25 March 2008 Hornets 114–106 Pacers NA Danny Granger (26) 10,829 29–42
72 26 March 2008 Pacers 117–124 Nets NA Mike Dunleavy (33) 15,134 29–43
73 28 March 2008 Nets 115–123 Pacers NA Danny Granger (26) 13,282 30–43
74 31 March 2008 Heat 85–105 Pacers NA Danny Granger (23) 11,529 31–43

April[edit]

Record: 5–3; Home: 3–1; Road: 2–2

# Date Visitor Score Home OT Leading scorer Attendance Record
75 2 April 2008 Pacers 77–92 Celtics NA Danny Granger (14) 18,624 31–44
76 4 April 2008 Pacers 105–101 Bucks NA Mike Dunleavy (27) 15,639 32–44
77 6 April 2008 Bucks 97–105 Pacers NA Danny Granger (27) 12,107 33–44
78 8 April 2008 Hawks 98–112 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (28) 10,876 34–44
79 11 April 2008 Pacers 85–76 Sixers NA Danny Granger (30) 19,481 35–44
80 12 April 2008 Bobcats 107–103 Pacers NA Danny Granger (37) 14,265 35–45
81 14 April 2008 Pacers 110–117 Wizards NA Danny Granger (35) 15,552 35–46
82 16 April 2008 Knicks 123–132 Pacers NA Mike Dunleavy (36) 18,165 36–46
  • Green background indicates win.
  • Red background indicates loss.

Player stats[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Regular season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Marquis Daniels 74 1 20.9 .430 .265 .698 2.9 1.9 1.07 .24 8.2
Travis Diener 66 21 20.5 .370 .318 .901 1.7 3.8 .53 .06 6.9
Ike Diogu 30 1 10.2 .478 .000 .851 2.8 .3 .23 .10 5.6
Mike Dunleavy, Jr. 82 82 36.0 .476 .424 .834 5.2 3.5 1.05 .38 19.1
Jeff Foster 77 52 24.5 .550 .000 .593 8.7 1.7 .73 .42 6.4
Stevie Graham 22 0 5.8 .586 .500 .750 1.0 .4 .18 .05 4.0
Danny Granger 80 80 36.0 .446 .404 .852 6.1 2.1 1.19 1.05 19.6
David Harrison 55 0 12.8 .529 .000 .510 2.1 .3 .36 1.07 4.2
Troy Murphy 75 61 28.1 .455 .398 .797 7.2 2.2 .65 .43 12.2
Ronald Murray* 42 19 20.8 .420 .317 .694 2.0 3.4 .90 .10 9.4
Andre Owens 31 7 12.6 .374 .450 .735 1.5 1.5 .42 .10 4.0
Kareem Rush 71 15 21.2 .401 .389 .714 2.4 1.3 .59 .27 8.3
Courtney Sims 3 0 3.7 .000 .000 .000 .7 .3 .00 .00 .0
Jamaal Tinsley 39 36 33.2 .380 .284 .720 3.6 8.4 1.69 .26 11.9
Shawne Williams 65 3 14.9 .427 .314 .717 2.7 .9 .40 .40 6.7

*Total for entire season including previous team(s)

Awards and records[edit]

Records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

Transactions[edit]

The Pacers have been involved in the following transactions during the 2007-08 season.

Trades[edit]

Free Agents[edit]

Player Former team
Player New team

See also[edit]