The Indiana Pacers announced on Thursday that head coach Rick Carlisle will miss the team's upcoming road games in Memphis and Toronto for personal reasons.
Assistant Lloyd Pierce will handle the head coaching duties for those two games.
Update: Head Coach Rick Carlisle will miss the team’s upcoming road games in Memphis and Toronto for personal reasons.— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) March 24, 2022
Assistant Coach Lloyd Pierce will assume head coaching duties during this time.https://t.co/P7Vdjr00DN
ANALYSIS: The team did not provide any additional information on why Carlisle will be missing the upcoming games. It's been a tough season for the Pacers who are 25-48 and have already been eliminated from making the playoffs.