'There have been stories written over the past year that have suggested Nolan's ethnic background has kept him out of the "old-boy network" of recycled coaches. O'Ree didn't want to speculate. "All I'm saying is that he's a good coach," he said, "and he deserves to be in the league."'
League Official Casts Vote for Nolan
March 7, 2001 Submitted by
Via: New York Newsday