Priyanka Chopra Jonas Shocked Indiana Pacers With Unexpected Revelation Regarding Paul George’s Former Side

Published 05/18/2022, 2:30 PM EDT

The Indiana Pacers have a huge fanbase that is spread across the country and beyond. With stars like Paul George representing the franchise in the past, they are bound to have a strong fanbase.

Interestingly enough, the Pacers have a most unlikely name supporting the side for more than 2 decades. It is none other than Priyanka Chopra Jonas.


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The Bollywood and ‘Quantico’ fame actress revealed her alliances with the Pacers in an interview when asked about her relationship with the city and the team.

Celebrity actress reveals reason behind her support for the Pacers

The Indiana Pacers are one of the most exciting teams to watch in the NBA. Naturally, they have millions of fans worldwide. This includes celebrities as well.

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One such celebrity supporting the Pacers is Priyanka Chopra Jonas. The Bollywood star burst onto the scene in Hollywood with her role in ‘Quantico’ and her eventual marriage with Nick Jonas.

Talking about her relationship with the franchise, she revealed the reason behind her loyal support for the Pacers. Interestingly enough, Chopra’s support has lasted for around 2 decades!

She said, “I went to high school in Indiana. I was at North Central High School in Indianapolis. So, I mean, I have to love the Pacers, right?”

With stars like Reggie Miller, Paul George, and others representing the iconic franchise, they are bound to have fans from all over the world.

How have the Indiana Pacers played this season?


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The Indiana Pacers ended the 2021-22 season being 13th in the Eastern Conference. Although this season was awful yet again for the Pacers’ fanbase, they have reasons to rejoice.

One of the silver linings this season has been Malcolm Brogdon. The 29-year-old averaged 19.1 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 5.9 assists this season for the Pacers. On the other hand, the trade of Buddy Hield, Tyrese Haliburton, and Domantas Sabonis promises big things for the next season.


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Abhinava Ghosh

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Abhinava is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Journalism and Mass Communication. Abhinava has been following NBA for the past 6 years and is a huge fan of the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry.

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