The Atlanta Hawks have dedicated to Ray Came for just one more season.
They introduced Friday it's working out its option around the coach's agreement for pick up. Requested if apprehension has the contract not extended past the 2012-13 season, Came stated: "What is your opinion?Inch
Came would rather an extended commitment in the team.
"You realize, you can try it 1 of 2 ways," Came stated. "Certainly, could it be an ideal situation? No. I have had lots of dialogue with my representative concerning the situation and at this time we are just likely to move ahead.Inch
After evolving towards the second round three straight years, the Hawks were removed within the first round through the Celtics.
Came gained praise from Hawks gm Ron Sund for leading they to some 40-26 record despite being without All-Star center Al Horford for basically 11 games from the regular season. Horford came back in Game 4 from the Celtics series.
"Ray did a superb job this year in guiding we towards the 4th-best record within the Eastern Conference, despite a condensed schedule and unfortunate injuries," Sund stated. "The Hawks have arrived at the publish-season in every of his years around the bench, and that we feel Larry's experience, expertise and dedication to the overall game were a vital component to the success."
The Hawks also lost Joe Manley, Zaza Pachulia, Kirk Hinrich along with other gamers for stretches of six or even more games. Pachulia skipped the celts series having a chipped bone in the left feet. Third-string center Jason Collins began the very first four games from the series.
Came acknowledged the Hawks should no more use excuses for neglecting to advance deep within the 2010 nfl playoffs.
"We can not be happy with each year which makes it towards the 2010 nfl playoffs," stated Came, who became a member of the Hawks staff in 2004 as Mike Woodson's top assistant before you take over for Woodson as mind coach.
"Not so long ago, which was the sensation, getting gone from the team that my newbie won 13 games to each year attempting to improve to eventually result in the 2010 nfl playoffs," Came stated. "We are beyond that now. We have reached request ourselves, using what we now have are we able to get one stage further?Inch
The Hawks come with an experienced nucleus of Horford, six-time All-Star Manley and Josh Cruz, who's entering the ultimate year of his contract. Marvin Williams, point guard Shaun Teague and backup center Pachulia are also under contract.
Another nine gamers have the freedom agents.
"We will end up within the difficulty," Came stated. "I'm sure the time is right we take that next thing, but to achieve that we all do take some assist in here."
Came stated his team at full strength could contend with any team still playing within the Eastern Conference 2010 nfl playoffs.
"The unfortunate part relating to this factor may be the injuries we needed to endure, but we ought to return certainly an infinitely more confident team," he stated. "Should you browse around, all of the teams which are there within the 2010 nfl playoffs, around being healthy, certainly we are able to contend with any team there in a high level."
When requested a week ago to judge his season, Came stated he and the staff did a great job of keeping they playing hard.
"We are able to only control a lot, however the one factor we attempted to manage is the fact that individuals men once they arrived at that gym they are available out and play a hardship on you each single evening, and that i thought we've got that," he stated.
Came is 84-64 in 2 regular seasons and 8-10 within the 2010 nfl playoffs. The Hawks were 17-16 on the highway this year, the team's first winning record from Atlanta in 13 years.
Sund's contract expires on June 30.