Frank Vogel has experience celebrating a championship

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports

Pacers coach Frank Vogel started his coaching career as a student manager for Rick Pitino's championship team at Kentucky.

Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel is trying to push his team to push his team to a championship this season. Among the current Pacers, only Ian Mahinmi and Andrew Bynum know what it feels like to celebrate an NBA championship.

But as we see from a couple of #TBT tweets, Vogel himself has experience celebrating a championship. Thanks for one of his fellow managers on the 1996 Kentucky team, we catch a glimpse of a budding coaching superstar getting his first taste of a title quest. Classic indeed.

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