April 20, 2024

Recent off one other All Star choice and successful the AT&T 2024 NBA Abilities Problem contest, Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton ascension to All-Star standing didn’t come over night time however via hardwork, sweat fairness and ability.

The wiry and gritty level guard out of Iowa State College commanded the media room consideration previous to kickoff off of NBA All Star Weekend on Saturday, simply as he has completed as an underdog and overachiever on this league.  

In accordance with Haliburton, the guard expressed his need is to play for Crew USA within the Summer season 2024 Olympics. 

 “Properly, I’m not on the crew but,” mentioned Haliburton in a humble tone to the media. “But when I’m on the crew it should imply the world to me.” 

Quietly mentioned however not spoken, Pacer followers are hoping Haliburton may in the future lead the franchise to its first ever NBA championship in league historical past. 

With three ABA titles beneath their belt, the Pacers group would possibly deem Haliburton as the best Pacer of all time if he may accomplish this feat in a small market. 

Keep in mind, Reggie Miller as soon as tried, and the Pacers fell brief towards Jordan and the Bulls in recreation 7 of the 1998 Jap Convention Finals. Sure, Jordan and the Bulls stopped Miller, however who will cease Haliburton? Keep tuned, to be continued.

Haliburton bio: 

In accordance with his bio, the purpose guard performed faculty basketball for the Iowa State Cyclones and was chosen by the Sacramento Kings twelfth general within the 2020 NBA draft. In 2022, Haliburton was acquired by the Indiana Pacers as a part of a commerce package deal for Domantas Sabonis. He earned back-to-back East All-Star picks, as a reserve in 2023, and as a starter in 2024.