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This day in history: Blazers fire Mike Schuler, name Rick Adelman interim head coach

On this day 35 years ago, Feb. 18, 1989, the Portland Trail Blazers made a key organizational change. After Blazers head coach Mike Schuler started his third season at the helm 25-22, the Blazers fired Schuler and named assistant Rick Adelman as the interim head coach.

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On X, formerly known as Twitter, @77blazers, a true Blazers historian and great follow for any Blazers fan on the social media platform, brought attention to the anniversary.