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Blazers Top 100: The Coach Who Restored Franchise Dignity

The Trail Blazers’ 50-year anniversary season is temporarily on pause as the NBA goes on hiatus to slow the spread of COVID-19. During that break, Blazer’s Edge is counting down the top 100 Blazers: players, executives, and other influencers who made the franchise what it is today.

Record with the Blazers: 266-269

Best Season: 2008-09, 54-28 (.659)

Awards: NBA Western Conference Coach of the Month three times

Joined Club: July 2005

Departed Club: March 2012, let go mid-season

Place in History: If you’re looking for low spots in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 50-year history, none rivals the Summer of 2005.