Reports: Pacers finalizing extension for coach McMillan

The Indiana Pacers are finalizing a multi-year extension for head coach Nate McMillan, according to multiple reports on Wednesday.

McMillan, 53, was entering the final guaranteed year of his contract.

He helped the Pacers to a 48-34 record and their second consecutive postseason appearance last season, despite the trading away of five-time All-Star Paul George. Indiana lost in seven games to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round of the playoffs.

McMillan is 90-74 in two years at the helm of the Pacers after spending three years as an assistant for Indiana.

He also spent five years leading the then-Seattle SuperSonics (2000-05) and seven with the Portland Trail Blazers (2005-12). He is 568-526 in 1,094 career regular-season games, and 17-28 in the postseason.

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