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Magic Hire Frank Vogel as New Head Coach

Frank Vogel drew interest from many NBA teams after being let go by the Pacers, and he’s already found a new home.

Vogel has finalized a deal that will make him the new head coach of the Orlando Magic.

Scott Skiles quit as the head coach of the Magic out of nowhere last week.

Via Orlando Senteniel:

Vogel, 42, fits the profile Magic officials set for Skiles’ successor: someone who emphasizes the defensive end of the court and someone who relates well to players.

In Vogel’s five full seasons as the Indiana Pacers’ head coach, his teams finished in the top six in field-goal percentage defense every year and in the top 10 in defensive efficiency every year.

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