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Who knows? They probably don’t like me most of the time. I don’t think any player likes their coach, so, no, that does not matter. I think we are all starting to trust each other, that is the most important thing, and it is a symbiotic thing. I have told that to my players. Yes, I have got to work my butt off and perform for them and earn their trust. Regardless of my experience or age you have to do that as a coach. You have to prove yourself every single day but don’t think for a second that they don’t have to do it for us as well, and that should be a symbiotic relationship.
We will be better with that. We will be. I think it was an important game for us to go through. Having some of these injuries actually is allowing us to play some different lineups that we had been planning on playing in short bursts, it just forced my hand earlier on and we are having to learn what is effective and what is not and one of the things that we have learned right now is Chris has been a crutch, a bailout for us. He has been arguably our most important player right now and when he was taken out of our lineup with the injury it really affected our rhythm offensively because we have always been able to play our offense through him when we need to and it facilitates ball movement and getting other people involved and because of his skillset we can do it in different ways. We can play through him in the post, we have our whole offense running through the high post through him, and we can of course run all the pick-and-rolls with him and throw it back. You take that element out we are having to explore new things and quite frankly there are a lot of lineups and combinations that we had the other night that have never been on the floor together but I think it is good for us and we are going to need that in the next 40 games and as we get into the playoffs.