Bjorkgren replaces Nate McMillan, who was fired on Aug. 26 after four seasons at the helm. McMillan was 183-136 with the Pacers but failed to advance past the first round of the playoffs. Indiana was swept by the Heat in the opening round last month. Sixers assistant Ime Udoka, Heat assistant Dan Craig and Pelicans assistant Chris Finch were also finalists for the position, sources told The Athletic’s Shams Charania.
May 16, 2021 | 7:25 pm EDT Update
Meghan Triplett: “I don’t look for extra motivation….I’m motivated enough!…” -Jonas Valanciunas on taking on the Spurs in the Play-In after missing the last two matchups against them earlier in the season
May 16, 2021 | 7:05 pm EDT Update
Omari Sanfoka II: Casey said he hopes Isaiah Stewart can work with Ben Wallace. “That’s who Isaiah can be like. His work ethic, the size as an undersized center. Plays just as hard and team-first like Ben did.”