The Lakers made it official Monday, naming former Pacers and Magic coach Frank Vogel their next head coach.
“I look forward to coaching such phenomenal talent and bringing my strategic vision to the team.”
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) May 14, 2019
“We are excited to add Frank Vogel as the next head coach of the Lakers,” Lakers GM Rob Pelinka announced in a statement. “Coach Vogel has a proven track record of success in the NBA Playoffs, and he reflects the core qualities we were looking for in a head coach – including, detailed game preparation, extreme hard work, and holding players accountable to the highest basketball standards.”
“I am very excited for this opportunity to join the Lakers, a prestigious organization that I have long admired,” Vogel said. “I look forward to coaching such phenomenal talent and bringing my strategic vision to the team.”
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SOURCE: Sporting News, Ameer Tyree