Portland Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey announced Tuesday, a day removed from being eliminated from the playoffs by the Golden State Warriors, that the team has come to terms with Coach Terry Stotts on a Multi year extension.
Stotts is the Blazers second longest tenured coach behind Jack Ramsay who coached the Blazers for ten years from 1976-1986. Ramsay was head coach for Portland’s only championship in 1977. The extension could keep him here as long, or perhaps longer than Dr. Jack.
Terry Stotts passed Rick Adelman who coached the the Blazers for six years, this past season. He is 345-264(57%) in his seven seasons with the Trail Blazers, but only 19-32 (37%) in the playoffs. He won a championship as an assistant coach with the Dallas Mavericks in 2011.
The terms of the extension have not yet been disclosed.