On This Date in NBA History: August 3, Nate McMillan was born


Jan. 6, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Portland Trail Blazers head coach Nate McMillan during game against the Phoenix Suns at the US Airways Center. The Suns defeated the Trail Blazers 102-77. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

1964 – Happy 49th birthday to retired guard and current Indiana Pacers assistant coach Nate McMillan. “Mr. Sonic” played 12 seasons in the league, all with the Seattle SuperSonics, and was one of the best in steal and assist percentages all-time. The SuperSonics retired his No. 10 for his strong career in Seattle, which included five years coaching.

Tags: Indiana Pacers Nate McMillan Seattle Supersonics