First a bit of news. Newly-acquired forward Michael Ruffin has been activated in place of Greg Oden, so there's a chance he could see the floor tonight. Any minutes would be his first minutes of the 2008-09 season.
Onto the audio. In this edition of Nate McMillan's pregame presser, Coach addresses the mood in the locker room after the trade deadline, the recent string of down to the wire games against the Hawks, the way different teams get officiated and Greg Oden's status for the upcoming road trip. Give it a listen before tip.
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