Netease Sports reported on October 21:
On Tuesday, local time, the Pacers announced Biok Green as the team's new coach. It is reported that the two sides signed a multi-year contract, but the team did not disclose the length and amount of the contract.
Biok Green was previously an assistant coach for the Raptors. In the 2018-20 season, he was an assistant to the Raptors coach Nass. Before, when interviewing the Pacers coach for the job, he stated his history as a G League coach and an NBA assistant. His coaching philosophy finally moved the team.
It is worth mentioning that in the 2019 Finals, the Raptors presented the box1 tactical defense of Curry, which was proposed by Biokogreen, which is also the key to their victory.
Pacers President Kevin Pritchard then issued a statement, "We are very happy and excited to let Knight be our new head coach. This time we have a large and detailed selection of coaches, and finally came to the conclusion that we I feel strongly that he is the right person at the right time. He has a winning background and a championship team experience. He is good at innovation and communication, and his positive side is obvious."
Biok Green's biggest resume is naturally winning the Raptors in the 2018-19 season, and he also served as an assistant coach for the Suns for two seasons. Previously, he had coached in the G League, and as the coach of Santa Cruz, he led the team to the finals.
After becoming the head coach, 45-year-old Biok Green also issued a statement, "I am honored to be the Pacers head coach. This is the goal I have prepared for my career. I want to thank many of the Pacers for giving I have this opportunity. I also thank Coach Nas for giving me my first professional coaching job 14 years ago."
Earlier, the Pacers fired head coach McMillan, the Pacers were swept by the Heat 0-4 in the first round of this year's playoffs, and McMillan was dismissed as a result.