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Bobby "Slick" Leonard

Known as one of the greatest coaches in ABA history and the most successful coach in ABA history was Bobby “Slick” Leonard. Leonard helped to make the Pacers into an ABA powerhouse. After taking over the Pacers with a 2-7 record, Leonard had helped to guide the Pacers to five championship appearances and three ABA championships. After the move to the NBA, Leonard put together a winning time in the first four years in the NBA as well. Bobby “Slick” Leonard coached the Indiana Pacers to 529 wins over his 12 seasons with the team. Leonard has moved on to being a radio broadcaster with the Indiana Pacers making a 29 year tenure with the team.

Enshrined

2014

Born

July 17, 1932 Terre Haute, IN

Professional Career

Baltimore Bullets Chicago Zephyrs Indiana Pacers

Career Stats

3 ABA CHAMPIONSHIPS
INDIANA PACERS
1970, 1972, 1973
69 PLAYOFF WINS
ABA RECORD
#1 WINNINGEST COACH
IN ABA HISTORY
2x ALL-AMERICAN
INDIANA UNIVERSITY
1953, 1954
5 ABA FINAL APPEARANCES
529 WINS AS COACH
OF INDIANA PACERS