Indiana Pacers hold on midway

Midway through the 2022-23 NBA season, the Indiana Pacers have won six of their last seven games.

At 23-18, Indiana is sixth in the Eastern Conference. In the hunt for the playoffs, national sportswriters have caught the attention of the Pacers.

Point guard Tyrese Haliburton was voted the NBA’s most underrated player in a midseason poll of league beat writers conducted by In the same poll, rookie guard Andrew Nembhard was considered the biggest steal in the 2022 draft.

As for the team itself, the writers are beginning to consider the Pacers a top 10 team in the NBA. Here’s how Indiana ranks among national media at midseason:

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