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Pacers Officially Introduce Rick Carlisle As Head Coach

The Indiana Pacers held a zoom media availability for new head coach Rick Carlisle on Wednesday.
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The Indiana Pacers officially introduced new head coach Rick Carlisle to the media on Wednesday afternoon over zoom.

Carlisle is in his third stop as a coach in Indiana as he originally was the head coach of the Pacers from 2003-07 (and assistant coach from 1997-2000) and he's spent the last 13 seasons in Dallas as the head coach of the Mavericks.

In a Tweet below, the Pacers shared a quote from Carlisle on Wednesday.

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