Magic officially announce Frank Vogel as new head coach
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The Orlando Magic made it official Friday, announcing Frank Vogel as the organizations new coach.
The two sides reached a deal on Thursday and a news conference is scheduled for Monday at 1 p.m. to formally introduce Vogel.
Vogel replaces Scott Skies, who surprised the organization when he resigned last Thursday. Vogel comes to Orlando as a proven head coach with playoff experience having led the Indiana Pacers the last five full seasons.
The 42-year-old Vogel did not have his Indiana contract renewed following this season. The Pacers made the playoffs but were bounced in the first round by the Toronto Raptors. During Vogel's tenure in Indiana he compiled a 250-181 regular-season record.