The early Pacers came out on the short end of two of the most one-sided trades in NBA history. In 1980, they traded Alex English to the Nuggets in order to reacquire former ABA star George McGinnis. McGinnis was long past his prime, and contributed very little during his two-year return. English, in contrast, went on to become one of the greatest scorers in NBA history. The next year, they traded a 1984 draft pick to the Portland Trail Blazers for center Tom Owens, who had played for the Pacers during their last ABA season. Owens played one year for the Pacers with little impact, and was out of the league altogether a year later. In 1983–84, the Pacers finished with the worst record in the Eastern Conference, which would have given the Pacers the second overall pick in the draft—the pick that the Blazers used to select Sam Bowie while Michael Jordan was still available. As a result of the Owens trade, they were left as bystanders in the midst of one of the deepest drafts in NBA history—including such future stars as Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, Sam Perkins, Charles Barkley, and John Stockton.
The Pacers have won three championships, all in the ABA. The Pacers were Eastern Conference champions in 2000 . The team has won nine division titles. Five Hall of Fame players – Reggie Miller , Chris Mullin , Alex English , Mel Daniels , and Roger Brown – played with the Pacers for multiple seasons. 
I think that travelling is one of the most ancient occupations of people. In ancient time travelling was slow, tiring and even dangerous at times. Nowadays it is a miracle of speed and comfort. It goes without saying that horse carriages and steamboats of the past can’t be compared to our modern fast trains and ocean-liners, to say nothing of planes. But still there is something which unites modern and ancient travellers - it’s the spirit of adventure in their souls, the desire to see and expierence everything themselves.
No one can choose between various means of transportation. Travelling by air is surely the fastest and the most convenient way of travelling.
Travelling by sea or river is really cool if you are not seasick. Modern sea-liners look like real floating cities with all modern conveniences and a wide choice of sport and entertainment facilities. Travelling by train affords a great comfort for the people. They needn’t trouble about foodstuffs as there’s usually a dining- car in each train.
If you are a great lover of nature, there’s nothing for you like travelling on foot. You can’t but observe many interesting things and admire the beautiful landscape around.
I think that at present I prefer to travel by fast trains with dining cars. I love making myself comfortable in the compartment, getting acquainted with people, watching landscapes and cities fly by. I enjoy the noise of the wheels which always brings me sweet dreams. I travelled a lot by train and visited: Moscow, Petersbug, Odessa. I was greatly impressed by my trips.
I hope that I’ll have more opportunities to travel in future. I’m looking forward to it with great pleasure.