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Poll: Which head coach would you choose?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by BigBum, Sep 29, 2020.

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Which coach would you choose?

  1. Doc Rivers - all time playoffs record 91-89

    29 vote(s)
    14.8%
  2. JVG - all time playoffs record 44-44

    42 vote(s)
    21.4%
  3. Ty Lue - all time playoffs record 51-31

    12 vote(s)
    6.1%
  4. Mike D’Antoni - all time playoffs record 54-56 losing record

    4 vote(s)
    2.0%
  5. Sam Cassell

    44 vote(s)
    22.4%
  6. Kenny Atkinson

    25 vote(s)
    12.8%
  7. Ime Udoka

    4 vote(s)
    2.0%
  8. Others

    36 vote(s)
    18.4%
  1. BigBum

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    Today is September 29 2020

    MDA is still available. He could accept the job if Rockets hire him?

    JVG has the worst stars and least stars?

    MDA has the most MVPs and superstars?

    MDA has playoffs winning record with Suns 26-25
     
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  2. Jontro

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    let's go for an unknown and hire dikembe mutombo mpolondo mukamba jean-jacques wamutombo
     
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  3. Swapshop

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    Hire Rockets legend Ty Lawson.
     
  4. Jeff_TW

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    I would rather take a gamble with an unproven young coach than an over the hill old one...
     
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  5. sealclubber1016

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    Give me Atkinson and fresh blood over the names.
     
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    From the list, I could gamble on Doc. He’s still a good coach. Good in-game adjustments. Gives our coaching much more grit. All really depends on what kind of system we’ll be implementing. I assert it’s still gonna be Morey-handed. With James and Westbrook I think Doc will be most equipped to handle either of those egos. IMO. Give James someone who he’s familiar with - bring back Clint Dammit! With Clint you HAD to drop three into the paint on defense gave a little more room on the outside. Without Clint, the paint game wasn’t that real of a threat. He was doin 15-20/10-15 in many of the playoff games. Not to mention, he’s a beast in the playoffs against centers and there are no more warriors to contend with. A brotha can dream can’t he? Would you bust up a Stockton to Malone?
     
  7. JW86

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    Sam Cassell, period.
     
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  8. PWR

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    Coach: Bill Laimbeer has turned around 3 different loser/soft organizations and took them to the WNBA finals. Yesterday he just made his 7th WNBA finals in 16 seasons (crazy!)...looking for his 4th championship.



    Player: He and Isaiah Thomas were the 2 original Bad Boy Pistons before everyone else came. He won 2 championships in the era of Jordan, Bird, and Magic. Again, turning a losing/soft organization into a champion.

    Also, he coached Kevin Love his first couple of years as an assistant in Minnesota. If the Rockets are targeting Kevin Love, there is already familiarity.
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
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  12. Rocket River

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    That is out of the box.

    Rocket River.
     
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  13. HoustonWest

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    Yup. Gamble on Finch. Just do it already.
     
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    Why though? What has he proven as an assistant coach that makes you think he'll be a successful head coach?

    The only reason he is currently getting to most votes in this poll is because he started his playing career in Houston, and that's absurd.
     
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    Messina.
     
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    they want Sam Cassell because of nostalgia and because he took a lot of midrange shots as a player
     
  17. Rocket River

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    He is a student of the game. He has mentored a few good guards.
    He knows X's and O's and can motivate
    We like his personality and attitude.

    Rocket River
     
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    I was curious about him before this process. I watched him talk to Austin on his podcast. He has no business being a head coach in the NBA, he is clearly a development guy and that’s it. If he’s the hire I hope I’m wrong.
     
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    What was he saying on there??
     
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    compare to this



    one is a student of the game who lives to coach, the other just kind of seems like he wants to work one on one with players and coaching isn’t a passion. There is a reason why Sam hasn’t gotten a chance. He doesn’t give off the impression that head coaching is something that he truly wants, just something that feels like the next step. There are 30 of these jobs in the world. You have to live it.
     
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