Found April 09, 2014 on Pass The Pill:
PLAYERS: Frank Vogel
TEAMS: Indiana Pacers
Apparently desperate times call for desperate measures. Pacers Head Coach Frank Vogel has decided to sit all five of his starters Wednesday night as they face the Bucks. Taking a page out of Popovich’s book, Vogel has made the decision to rest his starting five and give the bench some more time on the floor.  Vogel said “We’re not playing well as a basketball team right now, our starters aren’t playing well, our bench is not playing well. We want to try to get the starters on track by getting their legs back under them and getting them healed up and we want to get the bench back on track by giving them extended minutes in tonight’s game.” The Pacers have been in a serious slump as of late, losing five of their six last games. They have fallen far from where they started, and the team has looked discombobulated and sluggish. The Pacers are apparently still chasing the number one seed, but they have to start playing better soon in order to do that. Vogel said, “We still have our sights on the No. 1 seed, but the most important thing for our team is fixing our team and this is the plan to try to do that.” In addition to resting the starters tonight, he canceled practice entirely after Sunday’s game, The Pacers definitely need to do something different. Their last couple performances were far from extraordinary, including their embarrassing loss Sunday against the Hawks, where they scored a franchise low 23 points in the first half. In addition to resting the starters tonight, he canceled practice entirely after Sunday’s game. Vogel also gave the starters a break the day after the canceled practice. Maybe he thinks getting the starters a lot of rest will fix their offensive woes. The starters will return to practice Thursday, and face Miami on Friday. Hopefully this rest will give the Pacers some kind of jump start, and Vogel’s decision will be worthwhile. Monique Beltran Pass The Pill Contributor @Itss_Moniquee   The post Pacers To Sit All Five Starters Against Bucks appeared first on Pass The Pill - Kings of Hoops.

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