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Vogel named Coach of the Month

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indiana Pacers are playing some of their best basketball of the season and on Monday their coach was recognized for the Pacers recent success.

Head Coach Frank Vogel was named as the NBA’s Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for games played in February. This marks the third time in Vogel’s career that he has earned Eastern Conference Coach of the Month honors.

The Pacers had NBA’s best winning percentage during the month of February with a 7-2 record while averaging 101.6 points per game and shooting a league-best 47.2 percent from the field. Indiana finished the month ranked third in the NBA in three-point percentage (40.3 percent), fourth in assists per game (24.2) and second in turnovers per game (12.4).

The Pacers play host to the Knicks on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.