Indiana Pacers Show Promise under Interim Coach Frank Vogel

The Indiana Pacers didn’t quite make it to 5-0 under interim coach Frank Vogel on Tuesday in a 117-112 loss to the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena.

However, the team did make it five-in-a-row to spark optimism and hope in Indiana for the remainder of the 2010-11 season.

Since firing former coach Jim O’Brien and replacing him with Vogel on Jan. 30, the Pacers have shown significant improvement in play and have appeared more comfortable on the court. Watching the team Tuesday, the players sincerely appeared to be having fun and sporting a newfound confidence and swagger against one of the Eastern Conference’s elite teams whom the Pacers previously beat 93-77 on Nov. 22 in the same building.

By Drew Allen

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