Latest Nate McMillan News

Oladipo scores 25 points to lead Pacers past Nets 132-112

Oct. 20, 2018 10:49 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Victor Oladipo credits solid defense for the Indiana Pacers' strong offensive production. "I think defensively we were really good (and) I think that's why we were effective offensively," Oladipo said after scoring 25 points with seven rebounds and leading Indiana to a 132-112 victory...

Antetokounmpo, Middleton help Bucks beat Pacers 118-101

Oct. 20, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo's inside game is setting up the Bucks' new-look, long-range attack. Antetokounmpo had 26 points and 15 rebounds and Khris Middleton added 25 points to help Milwaukee beat the Indiana Pacers 118-101 on Friday night in the regular-season opener in the new Fiserv Forum....

Bogdanovic scores 19 points, Pacers rout Grizzlies 111-83

Oct. 17, 2018 10:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan kept asking his team to focus on defense and rebounding during the offseason. He witnessed the results of both Wednesday night. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 19 points, Victor Oladipo added 16 and the Pacer blew past the Memphis Grizzlies for a 111-83...

Kerr, Wright, McMillan to be US basketball assistant coaches

Oct. 11, 2018 9:18 AM EDT

Steve Kerr and Jay Wright will be assistant coaches for the U.S. national basketball team, putting the coaches of the NBA and NCAA championship teams on Gregg Popovich's staff. Nate McMillan will be the other assistant, USA Basketball announced Thursday. The trio of coaches will work with Popovich in the 2019...

Pacers relying on chemistry, upgrades to challenge in East

Oct. 10, 2018 1:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All-Star guard Victor Oladipo promised to spend the offseason becoming a better all-around player. Promising young center Myles Turner beefed up, fine-tuned his defense and worked on his flexibility. Darren Collison, the NBA's 3-point percentage champ, continued working on his shooting...

NBA coaches box get a little more diverse during offseason

Oct. 9, 2018 12:55 PM EDT

The NBA coaching box is looking far more diverse these days. When the season starts next week, there will be the league's first head coach born and raised outside North America and the first Hispanic-American full-time head coach. And there's a real chance that before long, someone like Becky Hammon could become...

Pacers' new mission is to prove last season was no fluke

Sep. 24, 2018 3:34 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana point guard Darren Collison made his position clear: The Pacers haven't done anything yet. Sure, they surprised everyone last season by posting a winning record, making the playoffs and forcing eventual Eastern Conference champion Cleveland to a seven-game series. They also...

Indiana Pacer sign coach Nate McMillan to multiyear deal

Sep. 4, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers have signed coach Nate McMillan to a multi-year contract extension. McMillan will enter his third season as Indiana's head coach after serving as the associate head coach for three seasons under Frank Vogel. Terms of his deal were not announced Tuesday. The...