"We thought that we were going to move on, but we didn't win this championship," McMillan said. "This is the one that we lost. So for me, talking to Coach K and Mr. Colangelo, it was about really coming back, representing and winning this. We want to win this championship."
"It's fun for fans to see more scoring, but I think you have to adapt to the team you have," Portland coach Nate McMillan said. "Those teams that have been at the top in scoring have not necessarily won the championship or been very successful in the post season."