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Terry Stotts says there a lot of good coaches who don't have good records, and he hopes to show Portland fans that he's one of them.
Stotts was introduced Wednesday as the head coach of the Trail Blazers.
Stotts had a 115-168 record as coach of the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks before spending the past four seasons as an assistant with the Dallas Mavericks.
He takes over a team that missed the playoffs last season and has primarily rebuilt with rookies rather than veterans.
Stotts says he hopes to make the postseason, but his primary objective this season is to make sure the young players are better in April than October.
General manager Neil Olshey says he's ''absolutely confident'' the team found the right coach.
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The Portland Trail Blazers hired Terry Stotts as head coach on Tuesday.
Stotts has spent the previous four seasons as an assistant with the Dallas Mavericks. Scott's first head coaching job in the NBA came in 2002 when he replaced Lon Kruger, and coached the Atlanta Hawks to a 52-85 record. He went on to become an assistant with Golden State before getting his second chance...
The Portland Trail Blazers have hired Terry Stotts as head coach.
The move announced Tuesday by Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey fills the NBA's last coaching vacancy.
The 54-year-old Stotts had a 115-168 record as coach of the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks before spending the past four seasons as an assistant with the Dallas Mavericks.
Olshey said in a news release...
Almost everybody deserves another chance. This includes failed NBA coaches like Terry Stotts, whose only perceivable achievement thus far has been a sub-.500 career record. The Trail Blazers are a solid organization, though, so it is worth giving the benefit of the doubt to Stotts, whom the Blazers have hired as their new head coach. The 54-year-old Oklahoma alum lost a lot more...
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, ( @WojYahooNBA ) the Portland Trail blazers have hired former Mavs assistant Terry Stotts to become their teams 14th head coach in team history. Terms of the deal are not known. Stotts will replace interim coach Kaleb Canales. ” Terry is one of the elite offensive minds in the NBA, has extensive experience with multiple organizations and was...
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Portland Trail Blazers have named Terry Stotts as the team's head coach, it was announced today by General Manager Neil Olshey. Stotts becomes the 14th head coach in Trail Blazers history.
An 18-year coaching veteran, Stotts most recently served as an assistant coach with Dallas for four seasons from 2008-12. Under head coach Rick Carlisle, Stotts helped...
Terry Stotts who last HEAD coached for the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks, has been hired as the new head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers, general manager Neil Olshey announced.
His record in the NBA is 115-168.
Terry is one of the elite offensive minds in the NBA, has extensive experience with multiple organizations and was instrumental in...
Terry Stotts, who spent the past four seasons as the Dallas Mavericks top assistant, has been named the Portland Trail Blazers' new head coach, the team announced Tuesday. Stotts, 54, replaces interim coach Kaleb Canales, who took over last season when Nate McMillan was fired. Stotts has been an NBA head coach on two previous occasions, leading the Milwaukee Bucks from...
The final vacant head coaching position remaining in the NBA was filled Tuesday when the Portland Trail Blazers hired Mavericks assistant coach Terry Stotts to replace Nate McMillan.
Stotts has four seasons of prior head coaching experience, spending a year and a half each with the Hawks and the Bucks. His overall record is not incredibly sterling and he has just one Playoff...
Terry Stotts shared his vision for the Blazers, both offensively and defensively.
Terry Stotts has been hired by the Blazers as their new head coach.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Trail Blazers hired Terry Stotts as head coach on Tuesday, filling the NBA's last coaching vacancy.
Stotts had a 115-168 record as coach of the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks before spending the past four seasons as an assistant with the Dallas Mavericks. He inherits a team that fell drastically short of expectations last season and heads...
The Portland Trail Blazers will have a new head coach for the upcoming campaign, as “NBA.com” reported Tuesday night, that the club has chosen former Dallas Mavericks assistant Terry Stotts to take over the bench, terms of the deal have yet to be reported. The Blazers had narrowed their choices down to Stotts, or interim head coach Kaleb Canales, who became the bench boss of...
10) The fact that you are saying "Who?" speaks fairly well about his affordability and leads to an effective ad campaign / reboot arond his mysterious origins9) Team was very impressed by his excellent work in, um, Atlanta and Milwaukee, I guess8) Team's fan base has had it too easy for too long with coaches they actually gave a damn about7) Even Paul Allen isn'...
Welcome To Rip City
After months of waiting to hear who will finally replace ousted head coach Nate McMillan, Blazers fans are waking up Wednesday morning to hear that Kaleb Canales is not the official head coach of Rip City, but rather Dallas Mavericks’ assistant Terry Stotts.
Here are some thoughts on the Portland Trail Blazers new hire:
1). A Trade Proposal
McMillan for Stotts...