Reggie Miller is a five time All-Star, a Hall of Famer, and currently a commentator on TNT. He played all 18 years of his career with the Pacers and is most famous for scoring eight points in nine seconds in front of Spike Lee in Madison Square Garden.
Reggie led the league in three-point shooting and free throw shooting percentage five times and by the end of his career held the record for the most three-pointers ever. However, that was passed by Ray Allen in 2011. Reggie also is one of nine players to be part of the 50-40-90 club.
Reggie’s Pacers would consistently make the Eastern Conference Finals (making it five times) going up against players like Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, and Patrick Ewing.
Reggie Miller would go head to head with Michael Jordan in 1998 forcing the team that is sometimes regarded as the best team in NBA history to a seven game series.
I think that it was much harder for the Bulls to beat the Pacers than when they played the Jazz in the Finals
Reggie Miller could compete with Michael Jordan because Jordan was such a bad three-point shooter.
Jordan averaged less than a three-pointer a game and his career three-point shooting percentage was an ugly 32 percent.
Reggie was clutch, very clutch, his three-point precision in Madison Square Garden would give him the nickname Knick Killer.
In 1995, Reggie would singlehandedly carry his team past the Knicks scoring a historic eight points in nine seconds, scoring 31 points in that game and eventually going on to winning the series.
Reggie is the greatest Pacer of all time and would came up clutch when it mattered most