Pacers extend contract with McMillen, Boston will continue to be led…

Pacers extend contract with McMillen, Boston will continue to be led…

first_imgNate McMillen had only one season left in his contract with the Pacers, and the Indiana club wanted to avoid uncertainty about the near future, as well as to ensure timely cooperation with the coach, who is widely respected in the NBA community. The agreement shall be notified to ESPN, without specifying the duration of the new contract.McMillen has taken the Pacers to the playoffs in each of the four seasons he has worked with the club. The Pacers have also been a solid play-off team this season and are currently in fifth place at the conference, despite the injuries of the leaders.The Pacers spent most of the season without Victor Oladipo taking part in the games, and he is still not ready to play games without a minute limit. The striker Domants Sabonis, on the other hand, is not together with the team in the NBA bubble due to injury and there is no new news about his return to the field.McMillan has served in the NBA for 16 seasons, leading the Pacers, Supersonics and Trail Blazers teams, winning 52.8% of the game and winning 659. He is one of only 26 coaches in NBA history with at least 600 victories. In the playoffs, he has been more modest for the time being, accumulating a balance of 17-32 in eight “play-offs”.The Celtics of Boston will continue to trust Bred Stevens, who was hired in 2013. He has accumulated 318 wins in 563 games, reaching 56.5% of the winning game balance. He is the fourth richest coach in the history of the Boston club.Steven, despite his seniority at Celtics, is still a young NBA coach – he is 43 years old. He has taken the Celtics to two conference finals and is now in the playoffs for the sixth year in a row.Resources used:https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id…https://www.nba.com/article/2020/08…last_img

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