The Indiana Pacers are hiring Rick Carlisle to be the team's next head coach. He returns to the Pacers after serving as the Dallas Mavericks' coach for the past 13 seasons. Under Carlisle, the Mavericks compiled a 555-478 record, made the playoffs nine times and won the franchise's first championship.
The Indiana Pacers have hired Rick Carlisle to be their next head coach, ESPN's Tim MacMahon reported on Thursday (see Tweet below). The Pacers fired first-year head coach Nate Bjorkgren earlier in the month and now are returning to their roots and hiring the man who coached them from 2003-07.
The Indiana Pacers are bringing back Rick Carlisle to be the team's head coach after 14 years of being apart. Carlisle, who stepped away from his coaching position with the Dallas Mavericks on June 17, was the Pacers' head coach from 2003 to 2007. Carlisle originally joined the organization in 1997 as an assistant coach under Larry Bird.
The Indiana Pacers hired Rick Carlisle to be their next head coach, ESPN's Tim MacMahon reported on Thursday (see Tweet below). Carlisle spent 2003-07 at the helm for the Indiana Pacers and the last 13-years in Dallas as the head coach of the Mavericks.
The Indiana Pacers managed to send shockwaves to the NBA community after hiring Rick Carlisle. The ex-Dallas Mavericks head coach, which recently parted ways with his former team after rounds of tumultuous guesswork, will be coming back to help lead a franchise in a current state of flux after a disappointing 2020-21 campaign.
The Pacers found their veteran coach to move the team forward. According to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, former Pacers coach and most recently, former Mavericks coach, Rick Carlisle will return to Indy to coach the Pacers once, again.
The Indiana Pacers have hired former Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle to be their next head coach, ESPN's Tim MacMahon reported on Thursday ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski added more details on the hire in a post that can be seen embedded below.
The Indiana Pacers were awarded the 13th pick in the 2021 NBA Draft Lottery. Which positions should they target in the upcoming draft? During last night’s NBA Draft Lottery, the Indiana Pacers were handed the 13th pick in the draft.
Pacers Podcast IT’S LOTTERY DAY PEOPLE!!! For the first time since 2015, the Indiana Pacers are guaranteed a lottery pick, most likely the 13th, but possibly with a small sliver of hope and Nancy Leonard magic, a shot at a top 4 selection in the coming draft.
All offseason, there will be rumors and speculation surrounding the Indiana Pacers as they attempt to bounce back from a disastrous season. With Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner, and Malcolm Brogdon all being worthy trade candidates, there will certainly be some exciting packages that could lend a hand to the Pacers.
The Indiana Pacers were in a state of flux all season long. With no real star, no direction for the future, and a roster that couldn't get along with their head coach, they struggled to keep pace with the rest of the East, eventually losing to the Washington Wizards in the 2021 play-in game.