Frank Vogel Speaks About His Indiana Exit and Why Larry Bird Wanted to Move On

In a recent radio interview, Frank Vogel added his two cents about why Larry Bird wanted a new coach for the Indiana Pacers. Frank Vogel Speaks About His Indiana Exit and Why Larry Bird Wanted to Move On - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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9 hours ago

Indiana Pacers Interested in Hiring Nick Van Exel as Assistant Coach

The Indiana Pacers are considering Nick Van Exel to fill a seat next to Nate McMillan on the bench. Indiana Pacers Interested in Hiring Nick Van Exel as Assistant Coach - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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11 hours ago

Paul George, Papa John’s Team Up Again

Paul George once again stars in a Papa John's Pizza commercial. Paul George, Papa John’s Team Up Again - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - 8 Points, 9 Seconds - An Indiana Pacers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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16 hours ago

Indiana Pacers 2015-16 Player Review: Monta Ellis brought a needed element of risk

For better or worse, Monta Ellis dared to do things this season that George Hill rarely attempted. Moving forward, the Indiana Pacers must decide if they are risk takers or risk averse. Monta Ellis wasn't the high-volume scorer he used to be in his first season with the Indiana Pacers. In fact, far from it. The once derogatorily pegged "chucker" used the lowest percentage of...
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1 day ago

Frank Vogel is right coach at right time in Orlando

Fun. That’s the most important part of all of this. Frank Vogel was introduced as the Orlando Magic’s 12th coach in franchise history today, and that’s what he talked about. “We’re going to win and we’re going to have fun winning,” he told the assembled media. "We're going to win and we're going to have fun winning." - @OrlandoMagic coach Frank Vogel https://t...
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Pacers 2016 Pre-Draft Workouts: Ben Bentil, Providence

Ben Bentil has made his decision. He’s keeping his name in for the 2016 NBA Draft. The 6-foot-8 forward out of Providence finalized his decision Sunday night, and then worked out for the Pacers on Monday. Bentil will be represented by Ron Shade of Octagon. “After going through all the other workouts and the combine, I thought about it and I think it’s the best decision for...
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1 day ago

Pacers 2016 Pre-Draft Workouts: Caleb Swanigan, Purdue

Caleb Swanigan insists he has not yet made his decision whether to stay in the draft or return to Purdue for his sophomore season. Swanigan, a 6-foot-8, 247-pound forward envisions himself as a power forward in the NBA, but added that he’s open to whichever style a team chooses to play. His game is still raw and needs more work, but maybe he believes that can best be done against...
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1 day ago

WATCH: Draft Workouts: Rasheed Sulaimon

Maryland shooting guard Rasheed Sulaimon worked out with the Pacers on Monday. Sulaimon talked about the experience of getting a look from NBA teams and the instruction of Pacers head coach Nate McMillan.
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WATCH: Draft Workouts: Cat Barber's Wheat Hotchkiss talks with NC State guard Cat Barber after his pre-draft workout with the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
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Indiana Pacers 2015-16 Player Review: George Hill is complementary

What George Hill is criticized for most might also be what makes him most valuable. Jeff Teague, Ricky Rubio, and Ty Lawson. The Indiana Pacers reportedly inquired about the availability of the first two names at the trade deadline, and signed the latter mid-season. Teague is crafty off the bounce. Rubio is an assist artist and hard nosed defender, and Lawson thrives dictating...
Via Indy Cornrows
2 days ago

Report: Frank Vogel agrees to become Magic head coach

Former Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel agreed to become the new head coach of the Orlando Magic Thursday, as first reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Vogel, who was let go by the Pacers two weeks ago, replaces Scott Skiles, who stepped down last week after his first season, claiming he wasn’t the right head coach for the Magic. Vogel led the Pacers to a 250-181 record and five...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni gets second interview with Rockets

Mike D’Antoni appears to be in serious consideration for the Houston Rockets’ head coaching job. D’Antoni was asked to conduct a second interview with the Rockets after impressing in his first, per ESPN’s Calvin Watkins and Marc Stein. The second interview reportedly will be with team owner Les Alexander. The Rockets have interviewed multiple candidates for the job. They...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Pacers coach compares Myles Turner to LaMarcus Aldridge

Just a day after being formally announced as the Indiana Pacers new head coach, Nate McMillan seems to be going with that whole positive outlook approach. Promoted from his assistant coach role, McMillan inherits a playoff team that boasts one of the top all-around players in the Association in the form of Paul George. But that’s now who he was gushing over when speaking to SiriusXM...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenny Smith discusses interview with Rockets on TNT pregame show

Kenny Smith interviewed for the Houston Rockets' head coaching vacancy but will remain in his position as an analyst for TNT instead. The former Rockets point guard discussed his interview with Houston during TNT's pregame show Monday prior to Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. "Some of the information is sensitive ... but we met," Smith said. "Then after we met, I had great...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Where is Larry Bird’s head at?

Larry Bird’s name is almost synonymous with basketball, which leaves players, fans and personnel alike wondering how he can manage to make such a lengthy string of questionable decisions as president of the Indiana Pacers. Firing head coach Frank Vogel, arguably one of the NBA’s strongest coaches right now, isn’t the first disputed choice he’s made as president, nor is it...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacers Introduce Nate McMillan as Head Coach

On Monday afternoon, Pacers president of basketball operations Larry Bird introduced Nate McMillan as the team's new head coach. McMillan served as an associate head coach with the Pacers for three seasons before accepting the job as head coach.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers name Vogel assistant Nate McMillan their new head coach

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers promoted assistant Nate McMillan to head coach on Monday, ending the search for Frank Vogel's replacement after less than two weeks.McMillan spent 12 seasons as the head coach in Seattle and Portland, going 478-452 in the regular season and 14-20 in the playoffs.He was hired by Vogel in 2013 and spent the past three seasons with the Pacers, where...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers to promote assistant Nate McMillan to head coach

The Indiana Pacers are in the final stages of finalizing a deal that would promote assistant coach Nate McMillan to head coach. McMillan has been on the sidelines for the Pacers on and off since 2013. Originally he was brought in to be the associate head coach behind Frank Vogel, which he served for a year, but then took a year off. He was then hired back as an assistant for the ’15...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers need to handle offseason delicately to avoid taking step back

The Indiana Pacers moved on from head coach Frank Vogel on Thursday, opening up a new era for the franchise. The team currently has good pieces in place, and hiring the right coach could go a long way for them. Former Denver Nuggets coach Brian Shaw and current Pacers assistant Nate McMillan are the first two obvious names that come to mind for the job, and I think Indiana fans...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul George throws down 360 dunk in Game 7

Check out this dunk from Paul George after a steal…. Showtime in the 6! #NBARapidReplay #RAPTORSvPACERS — NBA (@NBA) May 2, 2016
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

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