Terry Porter (born April 8, 1963 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is a former NBA player and former head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks. At 6'3, the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point graduate was an excellent point guard in the NBA, spending a majority of his career with the Portland Trail Blazers, playing a key role in a core that also included Clyde Drexler, Jerome Kersey, and Buck Williams. He replaced George Karl prior the 2003/04 NBA season, and was fired on June 22, 2005 after coaching the Bucks to a 71-93 record over two seasons.  April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... County Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, (D) Congressional Rep. ... NBA logo, depicting former star Jerry West The National Basketball Association, more popularly known as simply the NBA, is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... The Milwaukee Bucks are a National Basketball Association team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a National Basketball Association team based in Portland, Oregon. ... Clyde Drexler at a book signing Clyde Austin The Glide Drexler (born June 22, 1962 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former NBA all-star guard. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... George Matthew Karl (born May 12, 1951 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Penn Hills, Pennsylvania) is a former NBA player and current head coach of the Denver Nuggets. ... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ...
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Porter signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves prior to the 1995-96 season and helped the Wolves clinch their first-ever playoff berth in 1996-97 and their first winning season the following year.
Porter, the youngest of six children, is an avid golfer.
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