Assistant Coach

Indiana Pacers
(2003 - Present)

Assistant Coach/Scouting Director, Indiana Pacers
Video Coordinator/Scout, Portland Trail Blazers



  • In his 22 seasons with the Pacers, the team reached the playoffs 17 times, including six Eastern Conference Finals appearances and one NBA Finals appearance

  • The Pacers have ranked in the league's top 10 defensive teams five straight seasons (2011-16), having the best Defense Rating in 2012-13 & 2013-14. They also ranked in the NBA's top 10 Defensive FG% 14 times during the last 18 seasons, which also included 6 appearances in the top 5

  • Has worked with a diverse group of All-Star players, including Reggie Miller, Mark Jackson, Chris Mullin, Jermaine O’Neal, Ron Artest, Paul George, and Victor Oladipo

  • Coached 5 Most Improved Player Award recipients: Jalen Rose (’00), Jermaine O’Neal (’02), Danny Granger (’09), Paul George (’13), and Victor Oladipo (’18)

  • With the Indiana Pacers, Burke has worked under Larry Bird, Isiah Thomas, Rick Carlisle, Jim O’Brien, Frank Vogel, and Nate McMillan

  • Eastern Conference All-Star coaching staff member four times

  • With the Trail Blazers, Burke worked under Rick Adelman and PJ Carlesimo

  • Burke spent 8 seasons with the Blazers and went to the playoffs each time including three Western Conference finals and two NBA Finals appearances in 1990 & 1992

  • Has been the head coach of NBA Summer League nine different times


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