Nate McMillan: NBA should pause season

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Chris Vivlamore: Nate McMillan when I asked (again) if NBA should pause: “Of course I think that way, but it’s not up to me. The league is trying to keep this season going. Of course it’s really frustrating for us and a lot of other teams.”
Source: Twitter @CVivlamoreAJC

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC
Nate McMillan when I asked (again) if NBA should pause: “Of course I think that way, but it’s not up to me. The league is trying to keep this season going. Of course it’s really frustrating for us and a lot of other teams.” – 12:35 PM

Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC
Nate McMillan: “Every day you are just wondering what’s going to happen next. You walk into the office knowing you are already down players and you get the news that 3 of your players and a couple coaches go down. They have to go into protocol and we have to continue on.” – 12:24 PM

Chris Kirschner @ChrisKirschner
Nate McMillan said before the start of the season how one of the team’s goals was to win 30-plus home games.
Hawks will have to finish 22-2 to reach 30 after losing their 8th straight home game last night.
Next home game for Atlanta is January 12th against Miami – 10:19 AM

Mike Prada @MikePradaNBA
Nate McMillan on every single Hawks defensive possession pic.twitter.com/rglsRvXQWd11:50 PM

Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC
Chaundee Brown, signing to a 10-day contract Monday, started for Hawks. Nate McMillan said this before the game: “A couple of our guys we had to show them to the locker room tonight. First time in the building. It’s real. It’s that real.” – 7:49 PM

Chris Kirschner @ChrisKirschner
Nate McMillan said there’s a chance Cam Reddish could play some at the 4 tonight. – 5:50 PM

KC Johnson @KCJHoop
Nate McMillan, via Zoom from Atlanta, said they had to show some new players how to get to the locker room today. “It’s that real,” McMillan said. – 5:48 PM

Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC
Nate McMillan said Hawks are still waiting on results for “a few players.” – 5:45 PM

Chris Kirschner @ChrisKirschner
Nate McMillan said they’re still waiting on test results for a few players. – 5:45 PM

Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC
Wasn’t sure if he said they would start, but Hawks coach Nate McMillan said there will be big minutes for Skylar Mays and Cat Barber tonight vs. Bulls. – 1:19 PM

More on this storyline

Adrian Wojnarowski: Cleveland Cavaliers guard Darius Garland — one of the season’s revelations — has entered into Covid protocols, sources tell ESPN. -via Twitter @wojespn / December 28, 2021

Chris Vivlamore: One more from Nate McMillan (I really need to start writing all of this): “Hopefully we don’t dig ourselves a hole that’s so deep that we can’t come out of it.” -via Twitter @CVivlamoreAJC / December 28, 2021

Fred Katz: Miles McBride is out of health and safety protocols, Knicks say. He’ll be with the team in Minnesota tonight. -via Twitter @FredKatz / December 28, 2021