Maurice Lucas to Officially Resume Coaching Duties

Posted: 23rd September 2009 by Busta Bucket in NBA
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Thanks for the early assist from Holdahl on Twitter. Here's the release that came a little later: TRAIL BLAZERS ASSISTANT COACH MAURICE LUCAS TO RESUME COACHING DUTIES PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach Maurice Lucas, who underwent successful bladder cancer surgery in April, has resumed coaching duties and will be with the team when training camp begins on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Lucas, 57, has elected to adopt a schedule that will allow him to continue player development responsibilities at the Trail Blazers' practice facility and at home games. At this point, he plans to travel only occasionally with the team to road games. "I feel great," Lucas said. "I have been listening to my doctors, getting my rest, and I'm very excited about being back. I am fortunate to have the s ...

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