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Indiana Pacers fire Bjorkgren as coach after just 1 season

  • The Pacers went 34-38 and their season ended with a 142-115 loss to Washington within the play-in match that ended their run of 5 straight playoff appearances.

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PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 11:21 PM IST

The Indiana Pacers fired Nate Bjorkgren on Wednesday after lacking the playoffs in his solely season as coach.

The Pacers went 34-38 and their season ended with a 142-115 loss to Washington within the play-in match that ended their run of 5 straight playoff appearances.

Team president Kevin Pritchard selected afterward to take a while to guage the teaching place.

“The 2020-21 season was not what any of us hoped or anticipated it could be, and our outcomes on the court docket actually didn’t meet the requirements for what our group and our followers have come to count on,” he mentioned in an announcement.

Pritchard added that the Pacers would transfer shortly to establish candidates to exchange Bjorkgren however had no timetable for a rent.

Bjorkgren was beforehand an assistant in Toronto and Phoenix, however his transfer to the highest spot was a rocky one, with each he and Pritchard acknowledging difficulties managing the gamers.

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