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Larry Brown: "Let him (Phil Jackson) coach....give Woody a way to leave graciously"

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by GoRox2013, Apr 7, 2014.

  1. GoRox2013

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    Don't think Phil wants to coach. If he did, he'd already be the coach.
     
  3. B-Bob

    B-Bob "94-year-old self-described dreamer"

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    So you're saying Woody will be coming to the Rockets' staff? :(
     
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    Somebody has to be at the bottom. Why someone else, and not the Knicks?
     
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    So... Uh, yeah. Go Rockets!
     
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    B-Bob "94-year-old self-described dreamer"

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    Because of the forum.
     
  7. GoRox2013

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    Honest mistake. My bad
     
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    How would folks here feel about Woody replacing Sampson this Summer?

    Keep in mind that Sampson's main roll was watching a ton of tape on all 30 teams, devising a game-plan for their players & sets, and running them through defensive game-play in practice.

    I think there is some merit to hiring an old firey coach for the defensive position as a person that can be a little more stern with the players, and keeping more of the players coach personalities in the offensive decision making roles, but I think this role just needs someone that pays attention to detail and works really, really hard and long hours to make sure the team covers all their angles in defensive prep.

    JB, Finch, and McHale can help communicating this, and enforcing it among the players in practice and in games. I'd look for a smart up and coming workaholic like a young JVG, or Spolstra. I dont trust Woody or a been there done that former head coach to put in the time and commitment to be the guy they need.
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>NBA execs chuckled at Larry Brown's radio comment that NYK GM Steve Mills doesn't &quot;have a clue.'' Not bc it's true but bc it's obv personal</p>&mdash; Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) <a href="https://twitter.com/Chris_Broussard/statuses/453582284143484928">April 8, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>(con't) Mills &amp; Brown butted heads a few times when Brown coached NYK: Brown got mad when Mills warned against trading for Steve Francis</p>&mdash; Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) <a href="https://twitter.com/Chris_Broussard/statuses/453582815079448576">April 8, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>(con't) Of course, Brown won that battle, got Francis and well, the rest is history. (more coming....)</p>&mdash; Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) <a href="https://twitter.com/Chris_Broussard/statuses/453583198434648064">April 8, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Then, Brown grew upset when Mills didn't want to trade Antonio Davis for Jalen Rose and the 2 yrs, $32 mill left on his deal.</p>&mdash; Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) <a href="https://twitter.com/Chris_Broussard/statuses/453583797964267520">April 8, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>3 weeks after Brown won out and got Rose to NYK, sources say he wanted to trade him.</p>&mdash; Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) <a href="https://twitter.com/Chris_Broussard/statuses/453584007973076992">April 8, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>The capper btwn Brown &amp; Mills came when Mills' testimony in arbitration helped lower the $ NYK had to pay Brown from $40 mill to $18 mill</p>&mdash; Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) <a href="https://twitter.com/Chris_Broussard/statuses/453584286164455424">April 8, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Now, u have a clue as to why Brown took his shot at Mills....</p>&mdash; Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) <a href="https://twitter.com/Chris_Broussard/statuses/453584505350393856">April 8, 2014</a></blockquote>
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  10. Bobbythegreat

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    I doubt Phil wants to coach the Knicks, his legacy is based on him picking the teams he's willing to coach very carefully, he's not going to ruin that by agreeing to coach a lousy team because he knows he'd have 0 chance of doing anything with less than a great team....he's just not that kind of coach.
     

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