Pacers forward embodies greatness

Here’s how you know the Indiana Pacers are a remarkable basketball team.

Their No. 1 player is a bona fide star, yet he isn’t the “face of the franchise,” in the traditional spirit of the term. He’s simply a prominent face on a roster stacked with fan favorites.

On any other team, Paul George would be the talk of the town. But in this town, fans on any given day have a lot to say about any number of players, such as David West, Roy Hibbert, Lance Stephenson and George Hill — a fact that speaks volumes about the Pacers’ team strength.

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