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Vogel inks multiyear contract extension with the Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Bird ended the speculation about Frank Vogel’s job security before it could even begin. He’s safe. On Wednesday, the Pacers’ president of basketball operations announced Vogel had signed a multiyear contract extension. Terms were not disclosed and players and coaches were unavailable because they had a scheduled day off. The 41-year-old Vogel[…]

VIDEO: NBCA President Rick Carlisle Talks About The Launch of NBACoaches.com

Dallas Mavericks Head Coach and NBA Coaches Association President Rick Carlisle is interviewed at the 2014 NBA Coaches Meetings in Chicago. In this interview with NBATV’s Jared Greenberg, Rick talks about whom he thinks is the NBA’s best dressed coach, his off-season and the launch of NBACoaches.com.

Women attempting to get into NBA coaching

  Becky Hammon is the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff. It was invitation-only. In late September, when the NBA held its annual coaches/general managers clinic in Chicago, organizers limited the number of attendees to 90. Commissioner Adam Silver opened the weekend event with an address on the state of the[…]

Bill Cartwright to Coach Mexico’s National Team

The retired Chicago Bulls center Bill Cartwright was named the coach of Mexico’s national basketball team. Cartwright, 57, played 16 seasons in the N.B.A. and was part of the Bulls squad that won three straight titles between 1991-1993. After retiring, he joined Phil Jackson’s coaching staff as an assistant, helping to guide the Bulls to 1997 and[…]