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Nate McMillan is now 8-0 since taking over the Hawks for Lloyd Pierce, as he’s instilled confidence in an up & down Atlanta team. The 56-year-old is trying to get it right with the Hawks after being swept in the playoffs with Indiana from 2019-2020. Trae Young credits McMillan for letting players be themselves, which has resulted in wins.

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“He’s giving everybody confidence and I think the main thing is he’s telling everybody to be themselves. It’s been really working for us.”