Joe Dumars initially sought experience for his sixth head coach in 10 seasons. Instead, he found Cavs’ assistant John Kuester, who has not head coached at any level since 1990. Headline punsters will relish the pronunciation of his last name, but, beyond that, I haven’t a Kue how this will turn out. (Continued)
Rasheed Wallace signed a two-year midlevel exception deal with the Celtics, for approximately $5.8 million per season. Boston’s move has sparked dismissive reactions. Why?
The Pistons’ Troubles Began Long Before Curry. Yesterday, the Detroit Pistons fired head coach Michael Curry after a disappointing 39-43 season and a first round playoff exit to the LeBrons. The Pistons’ problem was, indeed, head coaching but it stems back to the summer of 2005…
Jay Mariotti asks “who does Ricky Rubio think he is?” I ask “who does Jay Mariotti think he is?” because competent, dutiful writer does not seem an adequate description.
Mariotti rails against heathens who compare NBA prospect Ricky Rubio to Pete Maravich. “They” make him cringe. Mariotti uses the impersonal third person plural pronoun, because he cannot furnish a single example. Not one quote. Mariotti could be lazy or he could be inventing opposition to feed his contrarianism. Either way, the only one disparaged is Jay Mariotti.
The Los Angeles Clippers won the Blake Griffin sweepstakes, and will select him #1 in the upcoming NBA Draft. The lottery is certainly exciting, but not without its problems. It should be changed.