Good fits for coaching vacancies?
Maybe we should rename it Coach to Coach this week, because that's our topic. And before we get going on the particulars, we need to have a philosophical discussion: Is it OK for stars to have a say in coaching hirings and firings? I say yes. When Magic Johnson had enough of Paul Westhead in 1981 it led to the rise of Pat Riley. Shaquille O'Neal demanded the Lakers hire a "real coach" in 1999 and they answered with Phil Jackson. Even Carmelo Anthony turned out to be right when ...
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