Lakers sign Frank Vogel to multi-year deal

2019-05-14T09:54:24+00:00 2019-05-14T09:54:24+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

14/May/19 09:54

Eurohoops.net

Vogel will take charge of the Lakers’ bench after a tough season for the team.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Frank Vogel to a multiyear contract as head coach, it was announced Monday by General Manager Rob Pelinka.

“We are excited to add Frank Vogel as the next head coach of the Lakers,” said Pelinka. “Coach Vogel has a proven track record of success in the NBA Playoffs, and he reflects the core qualities we were looking for in a head coach – including, detailed game preparation, extreme hard work, and holding players accountable to the highest basketball standards.”

“I am very excited for this opportunity to join the Lakers, a prestigious organization that I have long admired,” added Vogel. “I look forward to coaching such phenomenal talent and bringing my strategic vision to the team.”

45-year-old Vogel will be the 27th head coach in the franchise’s history and the 23rd of the Los Angeles era. He has a career record of 304-291 (.511) in 595 games leading the Indiana Pacers (2010-16) and Orlando Magic (2016-18).