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Next Head Coach

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by bratna8, Apr 28, 2016.

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Rockets head coach

Poll closed May 5, 2016.
  1. Jeff Van Gundy

    336 vote(s)
    65.5%
  2. Luke Walton

    33 vote(s)
    6.4%
  3. Ettore Messina

    79 vote(s)
    15.4%
  4. George Karl

    5 vote(s)
    1.0%
  5. Lionel Hollins

    7 vote(s)
    1.4%
  6. Other

    53 vote(s)
    10.3%
  1. mfastx

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    Out of those choices, JVG, but honestly I'm not sure. This is a tough task, should we gamble on Luke Walton?

    JVG has to have a much better offense this go around.
     
  2. YOLO

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    i definitely think jvg will adjust his overall ideology for a team to how the game is today. hes already made that known on several occasions through previous interviews.

    but to your statement ill take that "85" any day cause it gives you an opportunity to win bc his teams played great defense over giving up 100 pts in 3 quarters because you definitely have no chance in winning that way
     
  3. Deuce

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    Dave Joerger
     
  4. tmac2k8

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    JVG or Luke Walton. I think Luke may get a little too much credit for the warriors hot start because that's a championship team that was just basically running the same system they had with Kerr but just the fact that he knows Golden State well and could help somewhat drive a similar style here. I would worry about the respect factor since he such a young coach and didn't really have much of an NBA career, but any respect he gets is due to him being on the warriors staff. I really like JVG but the offense would be concerning.
     
  5. Salvy

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    Kevin McHale...
     
  6. Tfor3

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    Ok, I'll play. Assuming JVG would be able to manage harden's ego and stroke some D out of him what makes us think either side will kiss and make up enough to get this done (JVG and Less)

    Wouldn't less be more likely to go after thibs .
     
  7. Tfor3

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    Les not less. ( les Alex.)
     
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    Ettore would fix everything he is my #1
    Jvg with mark jackson as assistant head coach is my #2
    3. I would see what would happen with doc rivers and clippers we all know they are about to blow up
    4. I would see if memphis blows up and gets rid of joerger hes a great great coach in my opinion. Just didnt have talent around him

    My best bet would be hiring Ettore Messina
    He would give us a lot of set plays. Harden can thrive under this system with other players because it worked with Manu Ginobli who is a lesser version of James Harden. This way pat bev would play like patty mills off the bench we can sign seth curry to develop his game more like tony parker. And pretty much anyone can fit in this system. You dont need a center to survive we can literally sign tibor pleiss or jeff withey and he would play like boban marjanavic. We can draft zhou qi in 2nd round and he can develop into a boban type guy. The only way to be great for a long period of time is to use this spurs system. We cant keep moving forward ignoring this. Warriors used this system with more elite players and took it to a new level. If im morey enough is enough. Adopt this system. You cant ignore it.
     
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    I know it was mentioned he COULD part ways with the Grizzlies but why are you so confident he will be available?
     
  10. YOLO

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    the fact that jvg is seriously in consideration and likely to be the next head coach says enough to me. Unless Les wants another season like the one he just had I don't see how that should be an issue if he really is looking to get back to the winning side of things.
     
  11. mr. 13 in 33

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    Luke Walton is gonna be the first one interviewed.
     
  12. kjayp

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    AGREE!
     
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    Why in the world does anyone believe Mr. Van Gundy could change his spots?

    Three first round exits in four seasons (including a blowout WORSE than the Warrior one to a team that was nowhere near as talented), unwatchable offense EVERYWHERE he has coached, defense that faltered when it mattered.
     
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    Just let James Harden to be the coach of this team till he retired.
     
  15. Von Rafer

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    Did Battier play under JVG here? If so, that would be another reason to hire JVG. Battier would be an assistant if he was interested
     
  17. Zergling

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    This is dumb. Our defense is an absolute catastrophe. No available coach will fix that as easily as JVG.

    The offense under JVG was crap because of crap personnel. Rockets will be a great offense as long as Harden is here and we surround him with shooters. JVG + Moreyball = really good team, and championship caliber if we add more stars
     
  18. Captain Hook

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    I think for a season or two, and I would bet Battier was a JVG favorite.
     
  19. Misigns

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    1. Messina 2. Blatt 3. JVG 4. Walton
     
  20. ivanyy2000

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    If Rox hire Milkhair back, they won't have to pay him anymore salary, right?
     

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