Nicolas Batum

Blazers coach Terry Stotts agrees to 3-year extension

Terry Stotts, who coached the Portland Trail Blazers to the second round of the playoffs, has agreed to a three-year contract extension, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the deal.

The Blazers hold a team option on Stotts' current contract for the coming season. The extension, first reported by Yahoo Sports, goes into effect following the season and runs through 2020.

Stotts would not talk about contract negotiations when the team held exit interviews with players at the end of the season. But his players openly supported a new deal...