But I thought Kerr looked as vibrant and animated as he…

But I thought Kerr looked as vibrant and animated as he has in years during the Western Conference finals against Houston, which was as pressurized as it has gotten around this franchise in a long time. I told that to somebody close to Kerr, and that person agreed, noting that Kerr is figuring out how to deal with the pain, is narrowing down the medications to the ones he knows actually work, which reduces the side effects (if you’ve noticed, he isn’t squinting and rubbing his eyes as much in the glare of bright lights), and has generally felt better throughout this season.
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October 20, 2020 | 2:01 pm EDT Update
The Indiana Pacers announced Tuesday that they have hired Nate Bjorkgren as head coach. Per team policy, the terms of the contract were not released. Bjorkgren (pronounced BEE-ork-gren) served as assistant coach of the Toronto Raptors during the past two seasons (2018-20), and helped the Raptors win their first NBA Championship during the 2018-19 season. He also served as player development coordinator and assistant coach of the Phoenix Suns for two seasons from 2015-17 before joining the Raptors as an advanced scout during the 2017-18 season.
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“We are very pleased and excited to have Nate as our new coach,” said President of Basketball Operations Kevin Pritchard. “This was an extensive and thorough search, and when we reached the conclusion, we felt strongly Nate is the right coach for us at the right time. He comes from a winning background, has experienced championship success, is innovative and his communication skills along with his positivity are tremendous. We all look forward to a long, successful partnership in helping the Pacers move forward.”
October 20, 2020 | 1:40 pm EDT Update