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untitledCharlie Jordan woke up Friday morning plagued by dementia, riddled with arthritis, and, because of his sever diabetes, not allowed to eat his favorite breakfast, one filled with sweets. On this day, none of that mattered to Jordan. Today, he would get a new suit…

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Now to be fair to Pacers rookies, it’s often hard to make an instant impact with players taken outside the lottery, which is where the Pacers have drafted for much of the past two decades…So with that said and what some are expecting of this year’s top pick, here are the 10 best seasons by a Pacers rookie in franchise history.

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On Sunday, July 19th, The Dropping Dimes Foundation held its Tip-Off Fundraiser at the Arthur M. Glick Jewish Community Center in Indianapolis. The location held a special place in the hearts of both players and fans alike—it was once the site where the Indiana Pacers practiced.

During the event, fans had the opportunity to meet and greet former ABA greats and listen to the players share some of their favorite memories of playing in the ABA. Highlights included tales of the famous ABA brawls on the court, a committed fan who left little to the imagination when showing her devotion to the team, and a little off the cuff motivation from Bobby “Slick” Leonard — hockey style.

However, the high point of the evening was undoubtedly the return of Roger Brown’s Hall of Fame jacket when Brown’s former teammates were able to present the jacket to his family. The jacket will be on display at The Fieldhouse this coming season.

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Over the weekend, the Dropping Dimes Foundation, the NBA’s Indiana Pacers (formerly of the ABA), and an assortment of family and friends to the Brown family came together to help buy back Roger Brown’s Hall of Fame Jacket. Brown was posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2013, and since the induction Read more

Dropping Dimes Advisory Board Member and ABA great Spencer Haywood and ABA All-Star Louie Dampier made it into the 2015 Class of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Read more

The Indy Star reports on the founding of the Dropping Dimes Foundation, and Trebor Goodall, a high school student who was looking to make a difference. Read more

Two of the greatest Indiana Pacers from the American Basketball Association (ABA) era, Mel Daniels, (Naismith Hall of Famer, 7 time ABA All-Star, and 2 time MVP) and Bob Netolicky (4 time ABA All-Star), will speak about their lives as professional ABA players Read more

The Dropping Dimes Foundation looks forward to this year’s NCAA Final Four Tournaments. Read more

The Foundation is proud to announce an all-star line up for its advisory board. For full biographies and more information about the Dropping Dimes Advisory and Operational Boards can be found here. Please see the full list of our Advisory Board below*: Read more