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Robert Pack
Robert Pack
Position: None
Born: 02/03/69
Height: 6-2 / 1.88
Weight:190 lbs. / 86.2 kg.
Because of his job as a Portland Trail Blazers scout, Pack can’t speak about LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball, who are in Lithuania preparing to make their professional basketball debuts on Tuesday. But Pack would highly recommend the opportunity to play in basketball-crazed Lithuania. “Basketball is No. 1, and coming from the NBA, the fans were crazy and knowledgeable about the game,” Pack said. “It was a great experience because they knew what they were seeing. The energy was in the building. You felt like you were playing in an NBA kind of environment. They were crazy about supporting their team. It was a really good experience with competitive basketball to play.”
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Asked how the competition is in Lithuania, Pack said: “You have some Americans on every team. The actual league play has gotten better because they have more American players going over there. But at that time, my better competition was playing in Euroleague than in the Lithuanian or Baltic league. “They had some players that could play. They had young talent and they worked at it.”
With the amount of substantial contracts extended by teams, Pelicans assistant coach and New Orleans native Robert Pack, 47, wished he was 20 years younger so he could be part of this current era of NBA players. Pack, entering his second season on Alvin Gentry’s coaching staff, played in the NBA as a point guard from 1991 to 2004. During the 2002-03 season, Pack played in 28 games for the then-New Orleans Hornets.
”I had that conversation with my mom, I was born too early,” said Pack, who is the head coach of the Pelicans’ summer league team that opens on Friday in Las Vegas against the Lakers. ”I talked last night about that. It’s a good time to be a player.” Pack was a member of the 1991-92 Portland Trail Blazers that advanced to the NBA Finals before losing to the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls. Pack also was a member of the 1993-94 Denver Nuggets that made NBA history as the first No. 8 seed to a defeat a No. 1 seed (Seattle Supersonics) in the first round of the playoffs.
We focus so much on the imagery that we forget what he did to earn it. Mutombo averaged slightly more than six blocked shots per game in that upset of the Seattle SuperSonics, setting a record for a five-game series. “You think about the six blocks,” his Nuggets teammate Robert Pack said. “But you think about maybe the other seven that he altered and maybe the five more that he just discouraged guys from coming into the lane.”