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Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel likes the message his new contract extension sends.
He says it shows the Pacers' building process is gaining steam and there's no need to change directions.
One day after the team announced it had given Vogel a new deal, he told reporters he was ''excited'' to coach this team beyond this season. The team has not released terms of the deal. Vogel also declined to provide details on Tuesday before hosting defending NBA champion Miami.
Since Vogel replaced ex-coach Jim O'Brien in January 2011, the Pacers have reached the playoffs twice, won their first playoff series since 2005 and had the Heat down 2-1 in the Eastern Conference semifinals before losing the last three games last spring.
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The Indiana Pacers announced head coach Frank Vogel signed a contract extension on Monday. Vogel was hired Jan. 30, 2011, and is in his third season as head coach. Entering Tuesday's home game with Miami, Vogel has a 62-38 record in 100 games as a head coach. Vogel guided the Pacers to a 42-24 record, fifth-best in the NBA, and reached the Eastern Conferences semifinals...
After being hired as the interim for Jim O'Brien in the 2010-11 season, Vogel led the Pacers to consecutive playoff appearances with a loss in the Eastern Conference semifinals last year. They've gotten off to a quick start in 2012-13.
After a loss at Madison Square Garden on November 18th against the Knicks in which the Pacers only scored 76 points, the Pacers were...
INDIANAPOLIS -- It wasn't a playoff game, but the Indiana Pacers showed they can hang with the Miami Heat. The Pacers beat the defending NBA champions 87-77 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Tuesday night. The victory was the eighth straight at home for the Pacers. "A great team win, a real solid effort on the glass," Pacers coach Frank Vogel said. "We had great...
Knocking them out of a regular season game at home isn't quite the same as knocking them out of the playoffs, but the Pacers should nevertheless be very happy with their performance last tonight after topping the defending champs 87-77 in Indiana.
They were able to do it without Danny Granger, the team's top scorer over the past five seasons (as well as with a sick and...
The Indiana Pacers have signed forward Dominic McGuire to a 10-day contract.
McGuire is a 6-foot-9, 235-pound forward who has played with six teams during his six-year NBA career. He played nine games earlier this season with the New Orleans Hornets where he averaged 2.1 points and 3.1 rebounds.
McGuire was Washington's second-round draft pick in 2007, No. 47 overall.
Indiana Pacers A tale of two extremes
The Indiana Pacers are Currently 21-14 and coming off of a resounding win against the defending champion Heat. They have been playing this season so far without leading scorer Danny Granger due to a knee injury. In a Charmin soft eastern conference they currently sit in fourth place despite getting woefully inept offensive production from...
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Ladies and Gentleman, it looks like we have an early favorite for the "NBA Block Of The Year" coming courtesy of Indiana Pacers forward Gerald Green.During tonight's game against the Miami Heat, Mario Chalmers appeared to have an easy lay-up until Green rose well above the rim to deny him the basket:
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Paul George had 29 points and 11 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers held Miami to a season-low point total in an 87-77 win over the Heat on Tuesday night.
George made four 3-pointers to get the best of his matchup with LeBron James. David West added 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Lance Stephenson chipped in with 13 points for the Pacers (21-14), who have won 11...
Paul George had 29 points and 11 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers held Miami to a season-low point total in an 87-77 win over the Heat on Tuesday night.
George made four 3-pointers to get the best of his matchup with LeBron James. David West added 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Lance Stephenson chipped in with 13 points for the Pacers (21-14), who have won 11 of their last 13 games...
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: By George, he's hot
The Pacers and Heat actually played an entertaining six-game series in last year's Playoffs. That can be hard to remember considering the Heat's run to the championship and the Pacers got off to such a slow start.
It has taken a while...
On their way to an NBA title last season, the Miami Heat avoided an early scare and eliminated the Indiana Pacers in the second round.
In their first meeting since that series, the Heat will try to snap the Pacers' longest home winning streak in nearly three years Tuesday night.
Miami trailed Indiana 2-1 in an Eastern Conference semifinal series in 2012 before outscoring the...