NAncy Leonard Rumors
Nancy Leonard, the first female general manager in the NBA with the Pacers, was honored Monday during halftime in a suite with team owner Herb Simon there to celebrate. She was honored with a Sagamore of the Wabash. A Sagamore of the Wabash is one of the state’s highest honors, given by the Indiana governor. In this case, Gov. Eric Holcomb, presented to Leonard Monday by Earl Goode, the governor’s chief of staff.
For the 2021 lottery broadcast, each team will have a representative (usually an executive, coach, player, or someone with historical ties to the franchise) watching remotely. The Pacers will be represented by the great Nancy Leonard, the wife of the late Hall of Famer Slick Leonard who also worked in team’s front office and played a vital role in keeping the Pacers in Indianapolis with a 1977 telethon.