Indiana Pacers hire Brian Shaw, Jim Boylen, Dan Burke as assistant coachesPosted by Inside Hoops
Indiana Pacers Head Coach Frank Vogel announced his coaching staff, naming Brian Shaw as associate head coach and Jim Boylen and Dan Burke as assistant coaches.
“This is a well-rounded, experienced staff,” said Vogel. “Each individual brings something different, yet collectively they all fit. Everyone will contribute, whether it’s offense, defense, player development or game preparation. All three are very capable of handling any responsibility. There was a lot of interest from other teams in all three of these coaches. The fact they chose to be here is indicative of what we’re building.”
Shaw comes to the Pacers after being an assistant with the Los Angeles Lakers since 2004. The 45-year-old Shaw played with Boston, Miami, Orlando, Golden State, Philadelphia, Portland and the Lakers in his NBA career. He was part of five championship teams with the Lakers, three as a player and two as a coach.
Boylen is 46 years old with a wealth of coaching experience at the collegiate and professional levels. Collegiately, Boylen was an assistant at Michigan State and most recently, head coach at the University of Utah. In the NBA, he was an assistant at Houston, where he was part of two championship teams, Golden State and Milwaukee.
Burke will be entering his 15th season with the Pacers after joining Larry Bird’s coaching staff in 1997. The 52-year-old Burke has 22 years of NBA experience, getting his start in Portland where he worked for eight years before coming to Indiana.
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