gcclaker wrote:It's unfortunate about Adelman's situation because that was my first choice A.P. [After Phil]. I liked him in Portland, Sacramento and Portland. Scott? After his flame-outs...not sure. 24 would respect him though. Stan Van Gundy? Meh...
There is still a huge need to infuse this group with youth and athleticism at the 3, 4, bench in some shape or form. Until that is addressed...no coach even with a great mind can fix things moving forward. All he will do is buy time but will have to rely on perfect circumstances to contend with the Miamis and OKCs...
Jerry Buss wrote:One of the biggest reasons I bought the Lakers was to beat the Celtics …..you just got it into your soul that you couldn't stand the Celtics anymore
Vasashi17 wrote:^^^Lakers bought out Brown, so he got his while he'll also get paid by the Cavs if they hire him. Money is committed and gone, unfortunately.
Sorry was scrolling down the topics and every time I see this one it's like the doctor hitting you in that little sweet spot on the knee, but involves the head and a wall.
Tobias Funke wrote:Definitely agree LJ. It would be somewhat of a surprise if he did get fired, but not as much as it was when Brown was. They had every excuse NOT to fire Brown when they did (other than being a horrible coach and all that ).
These public statements of confidence from the FO in coaches always seem to come at a point where fans are probably voicing their displeasure at such an alarming rate that they feel they have to address it to try and make the noise go away.
The statement on Brown came when fans were basically screaming "Why get an all star roster and have a below average coach", and then the outcry after the Pringles hire pushed Jimmy to send Mitch out to spew BS about Pringles being the better fit. Now this latest vote of confidence sprung from another surge in fan outrage following Kobe's injury.
Or maybe Mitch's habit of saying "No major roster changes" and then doing just that has me overthinking things.
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