JGC wrote: LTLakerFan wrote:
JGC wrote:Depends on who the replacement coach will be. If it's not going to be Phil, then just stick with MDA. I'd rather the team focus on improving the roster which is the real problem.
Dan Tony the Coach is every effing bit part of the "real problem".
LOL, it's D'Antoni man cmon. Haha.
Yeah, Phil Jackson was the problem. Then Mike Brown was the problem. Then MDA was the problem and Phil Jackson is no longer the problem but has become the solution.
The only coach worth firing MDA for at this point is Phil Jackson. Otherwise, you're just 'Phil-chasing' and firing new coaches that come in every year.
Hold on, if you're going back to Phil in 2011 the problem was the roster and everyone knows that. We acknowledged
that in trying to get CP3. CP3 + Dwight and Kobe would have been better than what we have now. The guys were tired from 3 straight Finals. People always forget that, and act like it isn't a factor.
That fell through and we still got Sessions. Then we added Hill, who turned out to be a great fit. Our team couldn't play defense worth a damn, and had no bench. Still we got a 3rd seed under Mike Brown. With a hobbled Kobe shell of Pau. Still that team under performed.
So we signed Meeks for shooting, extended Hill, and tried to improve our bench with Jamison. Then we got Nash. And Dwight.
You're telling me that Phil Jackson in 2011 wouldn't have done any better with the guys we have now? Balogna.
Mike Brown was a problem, but we were not waiting until the last day of the season to make the playoffs. Huge difference. If you gave MDA the roster we had in 2011 or 2012, we miss the playoffs for sure.
We still need improvements, but this team is a 7th seed because of the coach 65%. Injuries 35%. Coaching makes a huge difference, we made enough roster changes to not be a 7th seed. We should be a 2 seed, maybe 3.