Trail Blazers Exercise Option on Head Coach Nate McMillan
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  1. Posted 07/13/2009 11:45 AM

    The Portland Trail Blazers exercised their option on Head Coach Nate McMillan, extending his contract through the 2010-11 season, it was announced today by General Manager Kevin Pritchard.
  1. David
    Posts: 53

    Posted 07/13/2009 2:21 PM

    a little late man. they announced that about 3 days ago
    I am a fan of ooh right in his face!
  1. jeremiah
    Posts: 3

    Posted 07/20/2009 11:57 PM

    I found it news. even had to go dig up a new link...mmm this is a strange site isn't it.
    I am a fan of the Team. All for one, One for all, No One above, no one below, it is what it is, I'm in it for the "Team".
  1. Butch
    Posts: 6

    Posted 07/21/2009 4:35 AM

    Still can't make heads or tails of it.
    I am a fan of Winning in 6
  1. RipCityRevival
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    Posted 07/21/2009 2:37 PM

    If it is what it appears to be, Nate McMillain is either a great man, or a Larry Brown who looks for the next biggest paycheck. I think it is the former, not the latter. I really think he expects this team to do REALLY well this season and we should get excited about it. He's telling the Blazers "look, I'm going to show you that I'm the coach to bring this team to a ring. I want a ring. If I show you guys that I am championship coach material, I deserve a nicer paycheck. If I show you guys that I can't take you any further than this, then it is better for the team to look another direction." I also think it is a message to B-Roy and LA saying, "look guys, you need to play everygame for eachother as if it is your last game as a team, because it just might be." He doesn't want another D-Miles/Lamar Odom situation where they get a sweet contract and skate through until it's time to earn a new contract. I believe in Nate, I think this is a great move for both him AND the Blazers. Both will get the maximum benefit out of this deal. Expect one year contracts for Nate until he wins a ring. Once that ring is on his finger, look for them to try and lock him up for life.
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