Updated: Aug 27, 2003, 5:59 PM

Vote: Did Isiah deserve it?

When Larry arrived, Isiah's days were numbered: 47, to be exact.
Well, that didn't take long.

Larry Bird got to town seven weeks ago, and today he fired his old rival, Isiah Thomas, as coach of the Indiana Pacers.

Isiah was heavily criticized as coach for failing to get the most out of his talented team.

On the other hand, his defenders point out, he got a young team into the playoffs three years running.

But three straight first-round playoff exits made the natives a little restless in the Hoosier state.

We want SportsNation's take on this shocking, though not entirely surprising, news.

Vote below.


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