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Posted: Fri May 21, 2010 2:34 am
by migya
TMC wrote:
xbay wrote:Like or dislike the idea of Philly hiring Doug Collins?


Like, probably. Who else was willing to go there and coach up that team?. They could have done much worse than getting a vet coach like Collins.



Heard they also spoke with Avery

Posted: Fri May 21, 2010 7:29 am
by TMC
migya wrote:
TMC wrote:
xbay wrote:Like or dislike the idea of Philly hiring Doug Collins?


Like, probably. Who else was willing to go there and coach up that team?. They could have done much worse than getting a vet coach like Collins.



Heard they also spoke with Avery


:dontknow: I'm not as high on Avery as you are, bro... I don't think there's too much difference between Doug Collins and Avery in terms of player development.

Posted: Fri May 21, 2010 7:47 am
by migya
TMC wrote:
migya wrote:
TMC wrote:
xbay wrote:Like or dislike the idea of Philly hiring Doug Collins?


Like, probably. Who else was willing to go there and coach up that team?. They could have done much worse than getting a vet coach like Collins.



Heard they also spoke with Avery


:dontknow: I'm not as high on Avery as you are, bro... I don't think there's too much difference between Doug Collins and Avery in terms of player development.



Avery was only a coach once, in Dallas, and that team got even better than the already high level they were. They went to the fianls the first season Avery was coach and then they lost to the Warriors in the 1st round ofcourse, but that was the matchup, and they really got unlucky.

I'd take Avery immediately and think he'd make the team alot better. He was a player here as well more than once so he is well known here

Posted: Fri May 21, 2010 8:04 am
by TMC
migya wrote:
I'd take Avery immediately and think he'd make the team alot better. He was a player here as well more than once so he is well known here


Above Nellie?. Heck, yeah... but I don't consider Avery a "must get" coach. There are more options out there.

Posted: Fri May 21, 2010 8:30 am
by migya
TMC wrote:
migya wrote:
I'd take Avery immediately and think he'd make the team alot better. He was a player here as well more than once so he is well known here


Above Nellie?. Heck, yeah... but I don't consider Avery a "must get" coach. There are more options out there.



There is, but I don't think there are much better and/or more credible. Avery did take an already good team and made them better, but I do think he can make a medicore team (at best right now) that the Warriors are and make them better, maybe a fair bit better

Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 12:18 am
by xbay
Ric Bucher is reporting that Mike Brown has officially been canned.

http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=5213917

Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 10:10 am
by "Always" Next
migya wrote:
TMC wrote:
migya wrote:
I'd take Avery immediately and think he'd make the team alot better. He was a player here as well more than once so he is well known here


Above Nellie?. Heck, yeah... but I don't consider Avery a "must get" coach. There are more options out there.



There is, but I don't think there are much better and/or more credible. Avery did take an already good team and made them better, but I do think he can make a medicore team (at best right now) that the Warriors are and make them better, maybe a fair bit better


Im not a fan of the Dubs hiring any coach that was punked and out-coached by Nellie.

Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 10:15 am
by bada
I am still focused on two candidates. With all the vacancies, not sure either will be around by the time this all happens for us.

Mark Jackson and Tom Thibodeau

Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 9:55 pm
by xbay
Rumors are that Chicago is trying to reach out to Phil Jackson to return to Chicago and coach them. Let it be known, Dr. Buss and Kuptchak have said they do not want to pay $12 mil for Phil to coach next season.

You guys see Phil going to Chicago? or him staying with the Lakers or retiring?

Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 11:19 pm
by TMC
xbay wrote:Rumors are that Chicago is trying to reach out to Phil Jackson to return to Chicago and coach them. Let it be known, Dr. Buss and Kuptchak have said they do not want to pay $12 mil for Phil to coach next season.

You guys see Phil going to Chicago? or him staying with the Lakers or retiring?


I can see him staying with the Lakers, if the contract is for several years, not just one or two, although taking a pay cut for that.


As for Chicago... I can't see him there. Chicago doesn't have a chance at a ring, unless they sign Lebron. Guess, in that case, it could be possible... but I don't see Lebron going there, soooo...

Posted: Thu May 27, 2010 2:10 pm
by xbay
ESPN is reporting that Dwyane Wade is going to discuss his future with LeBron and Joe Johnson. Speculation?

Posted: Thu May 27, 2010 2:41 pm
by TMC
xbay wrote:ESPN is reporting that Dwyane Wade is going to discuss his future with LeBron and Joe Johnson. Speculation?


Wade is trying to bring Lebron to Miami. Johnson is trying to know which team is gonna be desperate to throw a ton of millions his way... :wink:

Posted: Thu May 27, 2010 5:19 pm
by Chum
TMC wrote:
xbay wrote:ESPN is reporting that Dwyane Wade is going to discuss his future with LeBron and Joe Johnson. Speculation?


Wade is trying to bring Lebron to Miami. Johnson is trying to know which team is gonna be desperate to throw a ton of millions his way... :wink:


Whatever team JJ goes to, LeBron/Wade or not, will suck... or at least not win a championship.

Posted: Thu May 27, 2010 5:34 pm
by bada
Chum wrote:
TMC wrote:
xbay wrote:ESPN is reporting that Dwyane Wade is going to discuss his future with LeBron and Joe Johnson. Speculation?


Wade is trying to bring Lebron to Miami. Johnson is trying to know which team is gonna be desperate to throw a ton of millions his way... :wink:


Whatever team JJ goes to, LeBron/Wade or not, will suck... or at least not win a championship.


I agree. Dont like JJ at all... probably why I am not in to Monta. They are very similar although JJ is even more of a ball movement killer.

Posted: Thu May 27, 2010 5:46 pm
by metalface
bada wrote:
Chum wrote:
TMC wrote:
xbay wrote:ESPN is reporting that Dwyane Wade is going to discuss his future with LeBron and Joe Johnson. Speculation?


Wade is trying to bring Lebron to Miami. Johnson is trying to know which team is gonna be desperate to throw a ton of millions his way... :wink:


Whatever team JJ goes to, LeBron/Wade or not, will suck... or at least not win a championship.


I agree. Dont like JJ at all... probably why I am not in to Monta. They are very similar although JJ is even more of a ball movement killer.


His stock sank INCREDIBLY after the Orlando series. Its just sad that SOME GM will feel pressured after not getting any one of the other three players being talked about and throw money at him anyways. Have fun in NY JJ!!!