'Failure' part of NBA coaching
As Mike Montgomery takes over the Golden State Warriors, there is a rush to preface his hiring with the sweeping statement that college coaches fail at the NBA level. Well, I chuckle each time I hear people opine that college coaches have a poor track record in the NBA, and therefore, are not suited for the job.
The company line goes something like this:
Lon Kruger failed in Atlanta.
P.J. Carlesimo failed in Golden State.
Rick Pitino failed in Boston.
John Calipari failed in ...
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