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Team: Indiana Pacers
Age / DOB:  (42) / 6/21/1973

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The Pacers have decided not to bring back Frank Vogel as the team's head coach.
Pacers president Larry Bird wants more offense from his squad and has decided to move on from Vogel. While Vogel will have interest around the league, Bird said he doesn't have a candidate in mind and will conduct a wide search for Vogel's replacement. May 5 - 11:11 AM

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Frank Vogel could be interested in the Knicks vacant head coach position if he is fired by the Pacers, according to sources close to Vogel.

There have been rumors that Vogel could be fired as soon as Friday, so we could see him mentioned in the Knicks head coaching search soon. Interim coach Kurt Rambis is also in the mix for the Knicks, but Vogel could move to the front of the line if the Pacers send him packing.
May 5 - 9:28 AM

Danny Granger expects his former coach Frank Vogel to be fired on Thursday.

This story keeps picking up steam. President Larry Bird seems determined to put in a better offensive system, but are the Pacers really capable of hiring someone better than Vogel? The Pacers would be one of the better job openings out there with Paul George and an improving Myles Turner.
May 4 - 2:16 PM

Larry Bird has yet to inform Frank Vogel of his future with the Pacers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

Bird has scheduled his end-of-season press conference for Thursday, so we can expect to get more clarity on the coaching situation in Indiana at that point. Bird has made it known that he'd like the Pacers to score at a higher pace, and he reportedly was not happy when Vogel moved back to a traditional two-big lineup during the regular season. Through six seasons at the helm in Indiana, Vogel compiled a record of 250-181, so he won't have any trouble landing his next gig if Bird decides to let him go.
May 4 - 11:49 AM

Pacers president Larry Bird said he's not sure if the Pacers will bring back coach Frank Vogel.

"We need to score more points," Bird said. "If Frank comes back, what can we do to get better offense? It’s on all of us." Bird added he should have a decision in the next week. Bird also saying he doesn't want to leave Vogel hanging probably indicates he might be gone..
May 2 - 6:40 PM

Frank Vogel and the Pacers have had "no discussion of a contract extension," sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.

Although this doesn't outright mean that the Pacers will move on from their head coach, the door is at least cracked ajar for the scenario to play out. If Vogel hits the open market, he'll immediately be one of the more desired candidates for any remaining openings. It's a situation to watch with Indiana's season now over and the Pacers needing to quickly shift into offseason mode. Stay tuned.
May 2 - 8:49 AM

Frank Vogel shredded Indiana's defensive effort in the Pacers Sunday loss to the Nuggets.

"Our defense was an embarrassment," Vogel said. "We got to toughen up. We’ve got to start hitting people under the glass and be first to the rebound and stop giving teams second shots." The Pacers played without George Hill (personal) and Ian Mahinmi (left heel), but Indiana gave up a 129 points—including 45 in the fourth quarter—and let Denver shoot 50.5 percent from the field. "We're not putting together full games, simple as that," Paul George added.
Jan 18 - 9:36 AM

Coach Frank Vogel said asking the team to make changes on pace and space is on "another level."

Fittingly, the Pacers' pace was probably the biggest topic for those concerned with team tempos. The Pacers are ending their practices with a full-court layup drill where they need to make 82 layups in two minutes or 41 in one minute. They are also focusing on space a lot. We're expecting them to be in the top 10 for pace this season.
Thu, Oct 1, 2015 11:52:00 PM

Frank Vogel said the Pacers are committed to being a prolific offensive team.

After focusing on being more of a controlled offense for the last several year, Vogel shed light on the Pacers plans. "There’s been a push by all of us to try to become a more prolific offensive team," the Pacers head coach said. While we'll have to wait to see if this plan comes to fruition, Paul George and George Hill stand to benefit the most if it does.
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 11:59:00 AM

Shayne Whittington said the Pacers are "going to be running a lot" this season.

That's the big topic in Indiana. After all, we should be talking about the Pacers' pace, right? Last season, the Pacers' pace was 3.1 possessions per 48 minutes greater with Roy Hibbert on the bench compared to him on the floor. Plus, they should have Paul George at the four a lot. They were 19th in pace last season, so we could be looking at them getting into the top 10 as soon as this season. That means more fantasy value all around.
Fri, Aug 14, 2015 02:51:00 PM

The Pacers are likely to receive two second-round picks for Roy Hibbert.

It was a salary dump. Unlike the Kings, the Pacers didn't have to give up a 2014 lottery pick, a first-round pick, and have to swap in two other drafts.
Sat, Jul 4, 2015 06:41:00 PM

Frank Vogel hinted during a recent interview that he'll continue to tinker with the Pacers' starting lineup until he finds something that works.

"I think they're giving effort," said Vogel regarding his current starters. "I don't think they're in any kind of rhythm and we'll evaluate what needs to happen with that group, either changing the starting lineup or tweaking how we play with that group to get them to play better." Chris Copeland would be a candidate to move back to the bench, as he's been much more effective as a reserve averaging 13.5 points on 41.1 percent shooting compared to his 9.0 points on 33.3 percent shooting as a starter. Stay tuned.
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 09:41:00 AM

The Pacers are expected to use a similar rotation on Friday.

Chris Copeland will come off the bench again, but one would think Rodney Stuckey gets more burn tonight.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 06:41:00 PM

Head coach Frank Vogel said that his starting lineup will depend on the availability of Rodney Stuckey (foot).

The four guaranteed starters will be Donald Sloan, C.J. Miles, Roy Hibbert, and Luis Scola. Stuckey will start at shooting guard, but if he's unable to go, Chris Copeland or Solomon Hill will draw the start. That means that the Pacers will begin their season with just one actual starter (Hibbert) healthy, and they just can't seem to catch a break. Hibbert will be asked to do a lot, while Sloan, Scola, and Copeland look like they'll have some nice short-term value as the Pacers try to find bodies to play on the basketball court.
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 04:37:00 PM

The Pacers signed coach Frank Vogel to a multi-year contract extension on Wednesday.

Details of the deal aren't yet known but it's a major vote of confidence in the Pacers' 41-year-old coach, who has guided his team to a 147-82 record in four seasons. Last year's Eastern Conference Finals appearance isn't likely to be replicated this season with Paul George (leg) injured and Lance Stephenson in Charlotte, but Vogel and team president Larry Bird have vowed to once again aim for a long postseason run.
Wed, Oct 8, 2014 11:54:00 AM