However, due to injuries to and departures of key players, the franchise was never able to build on that success and has sunk back into mediocrity since.
They faced the in the first round, and took advantage of the young and inexperienced Bucks by going up a quick 3—0 in the series.
Brand again led the team in scoring and rebounds with another 20—10 season, but the new acquisitions failed to make a major impact, and they finished with the worst record in team history and the league's worst for the season at 15—67.
Experts were of the opinion that the Pacers had the best chance to defeat the Bulls.
In that game, Michael Jordan recorded 42 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists for the Bulls.
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He declared he would miss the remainder of the season.
This set, with a few slight changes in the template, also marked the return of the city name in front of the uniform during the 1999—2000 season.