Pacers were 19th and 25th in pace with Shaw there. Offense was good in 11-12, but largely due to FT rate and just great seasons by big time players, not
Not the case with Pop. By the time they shifted to uptempo, he was a master of everything, and that was his decision.
Doc Rivers is not
I've found that you aren't allowed to support him because your a religious nut, but it sure was ok to rip on him once his fans were run off. Under the
Vogel with Brian Show last two years.
Poppovic and Messina
What about Gentry with Doc Rivers ? Also I think Pop' qualifies as a defensive minded coach that let his assistant implement new offense.
Yeah, that's my point. Seems much easier to find a great defensive assistant that will get to institute whatever he wants than the other way around
Yea I would love McMillen didn't even think about him. Someone like him would be a great hire if we went with a 1st time coach also. Reminds me of having
Exactly my thoughts as well. Is it possible he'll come in, try to do exactly what he did in New York and Houston? Sure, I suppose it's possible. I just
I specifically remember him raving about how Pop ran a slow offense and rebuilt his system around his team. I can't remember when exactly but it was last
Don't misunderstand my point. I don't think he'll just magically change all of his stripes. I just think it's a little unfair to paint him squarely as
haha definitely, but was all I could really think of that was anywhere close.
That's a bit of a stretch, but it's something.
Look, JVG is a great coach. That is not debatable. At all.
But is he my #1 candidate? No, not personally. But like 7 or 8 guys, he would
Why would you change your teams play because your best guy is missing a few games? Pop used to run a slow pace but as the game changed he has also.
How about mike brown with Cleveland when he brought in John Kuester?
Possible. But then we have to give every coaching candidate the benefit of the doubt on their weaknesses. Which I am fine with, but we should be consistent.