INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indiana Pacers on Thursday announced their annual Hickory nights as they prepare for the upcoming season.
The team will wear their white, classic Hickory jerseys during these games. They’re a modern take on the Hickory High uniforms worn in the film “Hoosiers.”
The scheduled Hickory Nights and honorees are:
- Nov. 23 vs. Orlando: 1953 Indiana Mr. Basketball and former Harlem Globetrotters player Hallie Bryant
- Dec. 23 vs. Toronto: city of Anderson.
- Feb. 8 vs. New Orleans: college basketball coaching greats Bob Knight of Indiana University and Gene Keady of Purdue University.
- April 11 vs. Orlando: the 2019-20 Indiana High School Athletic Association state champions.
The Pacers will host the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night to open the regular season.