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why does Morey refuse to get a new coach?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tycoonchip, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. tycoonchip

    tycoonchip Tilman has Aids!

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    This really baffles me. All the talk about Les willing to spend yet he refuses to pick up a new coach? I know we still owe Mchale money but at this point is keeping JB going to attract any free agents? This almost seems like a clever tactic to tank like the Spurs did.
     
  2. DonKnock

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    The way they've been rotating players it seems like they're tanking....
     
  3. rocketsballin

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    hopefully, among other things with this team, its a trade deadline thing
     
  4. hooroo

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    Coaches wouldn't want to harm their rep when they fail to coach this team successfully. Especially more so without an off-season to tinker with the roster.
     
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    Why is it baffling? Do you see anyone else getting a new coach?

    It's not uncommon at all...coaches dont like to come in rushed to dig a team out of a hole..thats not a recipe for success


    And FWIW..doc.rocket tweeted theyre going to use vacancy as leverage to try and get a star..which makes total sense.
     
  6. MaxRider

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    because most coach don't like to take over a team mid season
     
  7. rocketshopeful

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    this. no coach is going to come in at this point in the season. might as well wait till the off-season and get time to instill philsophy / culture etc. Coach is not simply a tactician.
     
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    Is there a team replaced 2 coaches in a single season??
     
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    It's not Morey. It's a bad financial decision that basically no owner in the league would make. Then on top of that, echo what others have said that no one wants to take over a team midseason.
     
  10. DaDakota

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    My Thoughts are because Les doesn't want to pay McHale and another coach, so they went with the cheap option with JBB.

    DD
     
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    They're trying to sign Durant and then ask him "who do u want to coach, we will get anyone you want"
     
  12. sammy

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    They're gonna wait until after the season. We should have fired Mchale in the summer.
     
  13. conquistador#11

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    you can't hire a new one in the middle of the season. It has rarely ever been done.
     
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    somehow i think having a coaching vacancy is a terrible selling point to an all star player.
     
  15. PeterKingX

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    THEY GIVE UP ALREADY.
     
  16. OpenLayup-Why3?

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    Exactly. Those who want are desperate for a job and not the greatest candidates. George Karls of NBA.
     
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    You're gonna fire a coach after he takes you to the Western Conference Finals forthe first time in 19 years?

    In hindsight, McHale shouldn't have been fired at all. He could coach circles around this scrub, JB.
     
  18. JayZ750

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    It's baffling to me that people can't understand why it's hard and usually a bad decision to hire a permanent coach mid season. It's not rocket science.
     
  19. PeterKingX

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    Why cant???

    Great coach only can coach a team from start season???BS.
     
  20. No Worries

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    The NBA is players's league.

    Players need to be held accountable. At no point does any coach say "just give me 50% on defensive, that's all I asking".
     

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