Pacers rookie Damjan Rudež performs 'Fancy' at fan fest

Monday October 6th, 2014

The Indiana Pacers gave spectators their first look at the 2014-15 roster over the weekend at their annual "FanJam," and Croatian rookie Damjan Rudež stole the show with his rendition of Iggy Azalea and Charlie XCX's summer smash hit, "Fancy."

It is a team tradition to have the rookies perform at the event, according to Vigilant Sports, and the 28-year old Rudež overcame his initial nerves and was happy to be a part of it.

“At first, I thought it was really really hard,” Rudež continued. “Then, after listening to it a couple of times, I figured if I made it through the chorus that I would be good.”

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Fellow rookie Shayne Whittington had to perform "Latch" by Disclosure, and told reporters that he had been nervous all week, and had nightmares about doing the performance.

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