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If you can’t attend the NBA playoffs in person, there are many sports bars in Indiana that broadcast Indiana Pacers games.. These are some of the best Indiana Pacers sports bars in Indianapolis, where you can root for the Pacers in the company of other Pacer fans.
Indiana Pacers Team History
The Pacers play home games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, an indoor sports arena in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Pacers were founded in 1967, initially playing in the American Basketball Association (ABA). When the NBA and ABA merged in 1976, the Pacers were one of four teams to survive the merger.
The team has won nine division titles, a conference title in 2000, and three ABA championships in 1970, 1972, and 1973. The Pacers have never won an NBA championship..
Best Indiana Pacers Sports Bars
Here are 10 of the best Indiana Pacers sports bars in Indianapolis to root for the Pacers – next to Bankers Life Fieldhouse, of course.
Sometimes fans migrate to other bars, sometimes bars close, and sometimes they are booked for special events. Always call ahead to make sure that the game you want to watch will be broadcast.
- Kilroy’s Bar n Grill – 201 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
- Old Pro’s Table – 827 Broad Ripple Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana.
- The District Tap – 3720 East 82nd Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
- Rockstone Pizzeria & Pub – 11501 Allisonville Road, Fishers, Indiana.
- Scotty’s Brewhouse – 3855 East 96th Street Suite J, Indianapolis, Indiana. Not sure if it’s still open.
- Ale Emporium – 8617 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, Indiana.
- High Velocity – 10 South West Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
- Dugout Bar – 621 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana.
- Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery – 101 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. Not sure if it’s still open.
Not all of these watch bars are exclusively Pacers hangouts, but they do tend to attract lots of Pacers fans on game day.
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This list of the best Indiana Pacers sports bars is part of a series of posts on sports bars for fans of NBA teams.