Frank Vogel of the Indiana Pacers will be the head coach of the NBA's Eastern Conference All-Star team in February.

Vogel clinched the role with the Pacers' victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday.

The Pacers are 30-7 -- three games over the second-seeded Miami Heat and 10 1/2 games over the third-seeded Toronto Raptors.

Vogel took over as Pacers head coach midway through the 2010-11 season.