The résumé is almost perfect, but you wonder if the Indiana Pacers would make a hire this daring, this dangerous. You don’t have to wonder about the résumé, though. It’s perfect. Well, almost.
A three-time college All-American, a 16-year pro, the first eight years in New York, the second eight in San Antonio. A six-time All-Star. A gold-medal winner overseas. A future Naismith Hall of Famer.