Terry Stotts Rumors
And even though Nurkic does not have a definite date for his return, Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts gave the latest update on the Blazers big man pregame of Saturday’s contest. “It’s not like CJ who has had to stay off his foot… And once the healing has taken place, [Nurkic] doesn’t have to go through that – just that period of time where he’s not in basketball shape,” Stotts added.
Sean Highkin: Terry Stotts: “It was obvious to players and media that Dame deserved to be a starter. Players know players. The voting is what it is. I think we all know that Dame is the best point guard in the league right now and he should have been a starter.”
Andrew Lopez: Portland coach Terry Stotts said they knew they were staying overnight in OKC because of weather so they got a normal night’s rest. Added they had a normal day with team meetings outside of catching a flight at 3, landing at 4:30 and getting to arena at 5:15.