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December 19, 2010

Wallace likely out this week

Charlotte Bobcats coach Larry Brown told my colleague, Ron Green Jr., that Gerald Wallace (sprained ankle) will likely miss Monday's game in Washington and Tuesday's home game against the Thunder. That would give Wallace another week to mend from a pretty serious sprain.

It's yet to be determined whether Stephen Jackson (right forearm strain) will be available for the Wizards game.

Posted by Observer Sports on December 19, 2010 at 05:12 PM | Permalink

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i hope they sit jackson also so we can see how expendable these guys are.

Posted by: charlottean | Dec 19, 2010 5:53:31 PM

Either way, we've already learned we won't be losing any leadership with the pair of them out.

Posted by: Michael | Dec 19, 2010 6:25:16 PM

You are right, Michael

Posted by: Digal704 | Dec 19, 2010 8:07:39 PM

addition by subtraction at its finest.

i really can't believe how much i've soured on wallace. but he seriously deserves it. who walks away from game tying free throws for a NON injury, calls himself a captain of a team and an all-star, AND continually complains about what his teammates are doing.

i don't remember who on here said it but there was no better comment EVER than the one about jordan would never call out john paxon or steve kerr. truest ish ever.

Posted by: charlottean | Dec 19, 2010 10:31:31 PM

I said it. Anyway, do you LB will player the young player more than 5 mins.

Posted by: crymeariver | Dec 19, 2010 11:15:06 PM

play

Posted by: crymeariver | Dec 19, 2010 11:36:45 PM

So now there is a feature story on McGuire?How the cats have fallen. If the satrting lineup was filled with offensive weapons Mcguire wouldn't have been such a bad idea but that is not the case. We are hurting for offense. One of these days we are going to score 40 points for a whole game.

Posted by: crymeariver | Dec 19, 2010 11:58:22 PM

I guess Rick left strict instructions for Ron Green Jr. Overinflate McGuire's abilities and worth, push Boris Diaw's "flexibility", say how TT is not ready and how McGuire isn't going to take precious minutes from DB or TT. Ron you may want to check with Larry Brown to see if there is any other bull^(&&* that needs to be pushed as the substitute shill for LB.

Posted by: Bob | Dec 20, 2010 9:31:27 AM

you are an idiot if you don't value boris diaw as much or more than thomas. and if you don't value both of those guys more than jackson and wallace.

boris, DJ, TT, trade the rest. I would love to keep hendo and d-brown but they might be necessary components to make deals work to offload some bad contracts. oh wait, we won't be offloading any bad contracts because we will only be taking back bad contracts.

I hate being a basketball fan in charlotte. the hornets were such a better run franchise. they knew how to rebuild on the go. couldn't resign mourning? trade for glen rice and vlade divac. larry johnson? anthony mason. muggsy old? david wesley and baron davis. divac and rice and mason aging and no longer working? hello campbell, p.j. brown and jamal mashburn.

we should be able to flip wallace and jackson for new parts that work together better and stay on the up and up. I'm afraid we will make a horrible move and end up entirely rebuilding all over again.

Posted by: charlottean | Dec 20, 2010 10:36:54 AM

I'm getting sick and tired of hearing about how great everyone played against the Hawks. News flash: WE LOST THE FREAKING GAME!!!! Dominic ubermensch McGuire could have 30 rebounds and it doesn't mean squat if we still end up losing.

Posted by: apauldds | Dec 20, 2010 11:31:23 AM

Charlottean

Who are you implying is an idiot?

Posted by: Bob | Dec 20, 2010 11:35:29 AM

If only rebounds won games instead of points.....

Posted by: jc | Dec 20, 2010 11:41:35 AM

play tyrus 40 minutes please. Waive Dominic McBrick. fire Bonnell, hire the top rated bloggers from bobcatsplanet.com

trade wallace and jackson.

there i just fixed the Bobcats

Posted by: catnation | Dec 20, 2010 2:14:50 PM

oh and fire LB. forgot to add that

Posted by: catnation | Dec 20, 2010 2:15:18 PM

I thought it was bobcatplanet.com

Posted by: bobcatplanet | Dec 20, 2010 3:37:28 PM

Charlottean what's up wit you and boris, don't get me wrong he has upsides but cmon he is not worth much trade value. Two slow to guard and does not show up that often. I have much respect for Boris, but he needs to develop that warrior mentality like Udonis Haslem. DJ needs to back up somebody else cause he has no defensive ability. He does not step up in clutch situations, but I do like him as a guard, but back up. TT is the only person I could have in a starting line up. I mean am a big supporter in Jack and Wallace but when you break somebody down there are no knock down shooters or power dunkers except D. Brown. So I don't necessarily blame Jack or Wallace they are asked to do too much on a soft team. With that being said I hope there is a banger on the inside and a solid shooters and scorers that can make up for this team. So again Jamal Crawford pf Brandon Bass for Diaw or stronger center Thabeet. Maybe another cheap combo guard flip could help this team. I see AK 47 in a rumor for Wallace and Diaw it only works with Okur as well. Hey Charlottean your logic gets lost sometime. I really don't understand it.

Tbird

Posted by: tbird | Dec 20, 2010 4:12:09 PM

Here's what seems likely.

Dominic is being groomed for starting SG. Jack and Diop to be traded for a starting center. Tyson Chandler surely hates the bobcats.

anyone else with Time warner cable notice the game tonight is missing on the guide?

Posted by: SternFreejackson | Dec 20, 2010 4:24:51 PM

Thanks SternFreeJackson
That explains the flatbed load of bricks being delivered to Time Warner Cable Arena MsGuire has to get his practice in.

Posted by: Bob | Dec 20, 2010 4:34:06 PM

Rick,

Serious question. Maybe you can help resolve a debate being waged over at RealGM. There are a couple of camps. One feels that Tyrus Thomas' minutes are being limited by plantar fasciitis. The other feels that his limited minutes have more to do with Larry Brown. I know you had made mention of Tyrus being treated for "mild plantar fasciitis" several weeks ago. Does this injury have anything to do with this limited minutes?

Thanks!

Posted by: Zed | Dec 20, 2010 5:07:14 PM

First and farmost; you'd be an idiot to trade even Jackson or Wallace. You're not going to get the true value of either. The Bobcats need a third player; preferable a post man that can score and pass out the post to help take the pressure of Jack and G-Wallace. Every team need the big three. The Cats just have the dynamic duo. If one or both not playing well; the Cats are done. I don't know who said earlier that Jordan never called out a teammate; you must never have followed the Bulls. There was plenty of times that Jordan called out a teammate or the team when he was interviewed after a bad lose.

Posted by: Tyrone | Dec 20, 2010 5:34:00 PM

you'd be an idiot not to trade Jackson and Wallace. They're value is plummeting and its not going to go up. We have a crappy OLD team. If you can get a first round pick+young player/expiring, you do it without question. Or we can just hold on to them as Jack hits his mid 30s and Wallace gets into his 30s (which is basically 40 with his playstyle)and their value hits 0 and we have nothing to show for it. Good idea

Posted by: catnation | Dec 20, 2010 6:47:53 PM

unfortunately they forgot to wake up after sleeping so well from the atl moral victory.

I give up. trade everybody.

Posted by: altheus | Dec 20, 2010 9:13:42 PM

I was kind of thrown on that "true value" statement too! Blown out by the Wizards? Pride is not evident within this Organization. Maybe Michael needs to scold them, loudly again. At least they are getting paid good money for crappy performances. I would get the door at my job.

Posted by: Digal704 | Dec 20, 2010 9:47:52 PM

first foremost defense wins titles but bobcats dont play defense. what good is matt Carrol 6ft6 and cant stay on court long enough to shoot. we need a center but we got rid of him we need point guard got rid of him too. now get rid of the team that cant play with out shot blockers and point guard or go get one that can block. this team needs a Chris Paul or Carmelo and for that reason i would trade jack or Wallace for Carmelo straight up Carmelo is not going to New York or Chris Paul so bobcats go get them

Posted by: airrome | Dec 20, 2010 9:51:28 PM

Rick,
Some post game thoughts first half lead by 5 points lead to early blowout in the third quarter. I think the Cats need to slip down to NCAA basketball. Wow no effort in the last 5 games. Looks like MJ will trade by the end of the calendar year.

Posted by: tbird | Dec 20, 2010 9:53:32 PM

i wasn't implying anybody was an idiot. i was clearly stating that you ARE an idiot if you don't value boris' game, especially defensively. you guys that hate on him clearly know little about the entire game and only read stat sheets AFTER the game instead of watching it.

tyrone,
it's true we won't get value for either wallace or jackson in a trade, but if we just get cap relief, that is a start. we would be better off without either at this point. we can win 35 games with them and we can win 35 games without them. doesn't make a difference. we might be able to attach a bad contract with them while we're at it if we're lucky. but we do need to move them. neither one of them are going to bring a championship here so why put up with the excuses and the complaining and the lack of leadership from the highest paid guys? no thanks.

tbird,
i don't know what planet you live on but you don't base a players worth to your team on what you could get from another team in a trade. you base it on what he brings to the team he's actually playing for. the guy isn't quite lamar odom, but he also plays harder. people mistake his lack of emotion for lack of energy but actually WATCH the guy play ball. he's up and down the court 35-40 minutes a game and you never see the guy taking plays off. just because he doesn't fill up the stat sheet you guys want to crucify him. watch the games. watch HIM. the screens, the hockey assists, the dribble penetration, the man to man defense in the post, the boxing out. boris has this weird thing where he doesn't get a lot of rebounds but he boxes out like no tomorrow and it usually leads to our guards getting those rebounds. like i said, watch the games. if you actually watch, you would see this. not to mention, the statement that he wouldn't bring much in a trade is incorrect. ask around.


and as for DJ being a backup, i completely disagree. you move jack and wallace and you give him the keys to drive and I bet he puts up the kind of games he was steadily putting up as a rookie. saying he's not clutch? on a basis of what? on the basis that jackson misses a lot of late game shots and DJ missed 2 impossible game winners with less than a second left? is that your basis for him not being clutch?

i agree he's a defensive liability in several matchups, but simultaneously, the other guys can't guard him either. if we had a better defensive center (oh idk....tyson chandler? okafor?) we wouldn't be worried about DJ's defense. there's not a guard in the league that can stop the kid and he's 22. first year starting....give him 3 years and you don't think he's a 20/10 pg? a 50/40/90 shooter? he's absolutely capable. having wallace and jackson running things isn't helping him or tyrus develop.

tyrus and DJ are the future of this team. boris is a now guy but he's young enough to hang around a long time if we resigned him after next year, and he's the perfect glue guy to keep through a rebuilding process ala kirk hinrich in washington.

Posted by: charlottean | Dec 20, 2010 10:01:04 PM

Charlottean I guess when DJ drives and gets blocked he is the greatest player. Trust me I understand I feel he a good back up pg. He is a shooter, but without confidence and heart no way he could be a ALL STAR in this league. So you forgetting about all the fumbled passes and turnovers. He has versatile impact but only 2 out of 10 games. I am not only a follower of the game but I have played sports and now coach sports. So I should know a little something something. I have no gripe wit you just think your opinions are not on point.

Posted by: tbird | Dec 20, 2010 10:35:00 PM

I'm not sure this team can win 35 games. One thing is for sure, something has to happen. I wonder how Dave Hanners would do coaching the young players.

Posted by: crymeariver | Dec 20, 2010 11:02:09 PM

Does anyone remember when I asked to Rick to suggest(which i doubt he did) to Larry he play DJ, Jack, Diaw, Tyrus, and Kwame together. That was the lineup to close the third quarter for 5 minutes and, upon it's beginning, stop the bleeding. Of course, I think four turnovers took place but some practice can work that out before the OKC game.

Posted by: SternFreejackson | Dec 20, 2010 11:28:19 PM

Dominic was getting lost on pick and roll defense and not keeping his man contained on fast breaks. That contributed heavily to the 3rd quarter downfall. In the ATL game, when the Hawks ran motion, Dominic got stuck wondering if he was in man-to-man or not. I appreciate the rebounds but the rest is not allowable for a starter to befuddle.

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Posted by: Jellybean | Dec 20, 2010 11:51:18 PM

How about that McGuire guy? What a stud!

Posted by: crymeariver | Dec 21, 2010 12:09:53 AM

WOW yeah Brick had a stunner tonight

Posted by: Jellybean | Dec 21, 2010 1:29:30 AM

the bobcats are terrible, even prior to most successful year in the franchise history they played better than this..can anybody remember when the bobcats lost by 30 to three different team in less than two weeks and two fo the teams are sub .500.. this has to be there worst season of all, even the 1st season with bikerstaff they play hard.they don't even play hard no more...

Posted by: callingitlikeiseeit | Dec 21, 2010 8:59:41 AM

DJ does get his shot blocked a lot going to the basket. he also gets fouled a lot. a few more years of experience will get him better at finishing and more respect from the refs. but he gets to the bucket with ease.

and no i don't think he will ever be an all-star. i mean you are talking about being in the same conference as derrick rose, brandon jennings, rajon rondo, jameer nelson, felton, mo williams, john wall, darren collison, devin harris, jrue holliday, etc. that's a lot of young talent. he's already in that mix and outplaying a few of those guys. i highly doubt he outplays rose, rondo, and jennings over the course of his career. he might sneak up 1 time and outplay one of them but the chances of him getting selected are slim to none. but he could definitely be mike bibby. he could definitely be mark jackson. he could definitely be david wesley. he could definitely be an absolutely solid starting pg on a playoff contending team.

i don't know what you were talking about the turnovers......his supporting cast is doing him no favors and he's STILL managing to be amongst the leaders in the nba in turnovers (meaning lowest not highest). the NBA not the eastern conference. that says something for the guy who has less thana half season starting at pg. you guys wanna have patience with tyrus and his flaws but not with DJ. those 2 should be the cornerstones for the future. they could be a lethal duo and boris being in the mix would only help.

i'm deathly afraid we're getting ready to trade jackson and wallace for bad contracts. we don't have a gm capable of collecting draft picks and cap room and cap exeptions and actually making that work for him. the guy doesn't understand his job at all. they think trading 14 million of talent over 1 year for 19 million of garbage over 3 years is saving money. more so than anything else, we need a real GM. we need a kevin pritchard type guy.

Posted by: charlottean | Dec 21, 2010 9:31:41 AM

Everybody saying Jackson and Wallace are old, really? When did Jordan and the Bulls continue to win their championships I believe his last was 36 yr old and pippen was right behind him. Look at the age of the Boston Celtics and you can throw in the Lakers back to back Championship they are not the OKC Thunder ages. You need veteran leadership on every contending team. So I am trying to figure out what ppl r talking about. You get this team too young and you may never see the playoffs for a while. MJ is a winner and trust he has high expectation for this team. I mean it is a definite blunder when you don't have knock down shooters on this team that can spread the floor. LB has been making bad coaching decisions, and yes the guys play the game. But hey the lineups are definitely crappy and signings/draft picks have also been crappy. So the more weaker spots and yes we had Tyson last year, but also Theo and he did a decent job along with Felton's pretty decent decision making. Plus the gritty ness of Graham and Murray. They have lost some decent role players on this team.

Posted by: tbird | Dec 21, 2010 11:00:11 AM

MJ was not going to pay for tax under any circumstances. My thing is they should have been thinking about that before approving of all those bad contracts they did. Have they learned anything from this summer? Because if they continue bringing in guys with bad contracts they will end up letting assets go because they can't afford them.

Posted by: crymeariver | Dec 21, 2010 1:30:21 PM

crymeariver....that's 100% the problem with this team. we lead the league in useless contracts by a long shot. the only other teams in the conversation have guys that were all-stars that are basically suffering career ending injuries (houston, milwaukee) nobody else is wasting 15+ million right now. i don't think anybody is wasting 10.

tbird.....you're comparing pippen and jordan to jackson and wallace and there lies the problem. do we need veteran leadership? absolutely if we want to contend. are jackson and wallace bringing that? absolutely not. 1 is a headcase and the other can't handle being the guy. the example they have set this year is "walk away from game tying free throws for a minor injury and don't get back on defense so you can complain to the ref when you got fouled and they didn't call it."

we are far better off losing a lot of games until we draft a jordan. ask okc. they didn't do too much with rashard lewis and ray allen. yet kevin durant seems to be working out alright.

orlando didn't get much outta mcgrady & co. but dwight howard has them contending.

jackson's career has only been successful as a role player. wallace has been the best guy on a horrible team for years. they aren't that old but they also aren't young enough for rebuilding AND they're the biggest value that we can give up in hopes of getting young pieces and or draft picks.


and the role players really aren't the reason we're losing this year. they're part of it. henderson has missed a lot of time but he's just as solid as graham or murray. ratliff/chandler is probably the biggest loss to this point.

we're losing games in the 1st quarter. we're losing games because jackson and wallace aren't playing to the level they did last year. we have nearly a max contract in DNPCD's every effing night. you cannot win that way.

elite teams have elite talents and they surround that with solid guys and role players. if you stuck an elite player on this roster, we're in great shape but we just don't have that. jackson and wallace are at their ceiling. we need better players to lead this team and its not like we can package diop carroll najera and henderson and come away with an elite guy. wallace and jackson are the only things that could bring back value and not kill the future of the team simultaneously like giving up Tyrus or DJ would. we could give up boris but considering he's the only guy playing hard and putting things on his back, you might want to keep him around through the rebuilding.

Posted by: charlottean | Dec 21, 2010 2:04:29 PM

i actually agree with you charlottean, for once. i'm so sure and afraid now that MJ will make a trade that keeps us in the hunt for 8th seed at best only to get demoralised in the 1st round. either that or he trades even more draft picks for has beens and overpaid role players. in any case i have no confidence whatsoever in MJ as the owner of this franchise.

Kevin Pritchard please.

Posted by: Jellybean | Dec 21, 2010 6:12:53 PM

MJ has been doing excellent job on the business side. He needs to stick with that and bring in a qualified gm. And for God's sake don't let your coach make pesonnel decisions.

Posted by: crymeariver | Dec 21, 2010 11:57:14 PM

To those who think for a minute the Bobcats have a chance of getting Carmelo Anthony or Chris Paul, um no. Snowball's chance in Hades.If that.


Posted by: digal704 | Dec 22, 2010 8:12:26 AM

i have confidence in jordan in the long run because he commands a respect that nobody else can. he brings a certain level of authenticity to this franchise which otherwise could never have. he is the only thing keeping the nba here long enough to be successful. hell if nelly had sold another 20 million records instead of his career tanking, we might be talking about a 2011 season in st. louis.


but the guy desperately needs a GM that he hates. he needs a guy that makes the necessary moves that hurts peoples feelings but gets the job done in the long run. rod higgins is his boy. his boy can't draft. so instead of making more bad draft selections, they trade away all the picks. except.........his boy can't trade either. HIS BOY CAN'T GM. what the eff is he managing? his generally mis managing this franchise.

rod higgins, GMM of the Charlotte Bobcats. don't get me wrong, he's probably the scapegoat and jordan is probably pulling a lot of strings but anybody with a brain could atleast explain to jordan that these moves are horrible. he's not a complete idiot. he has successful business ventures because he listens to smart people. he needs more smart people around him here.

and now because he waited too long to do this, he's not only looking for a gm but a coach because its obvious larry isn't coming back after this debacle of a season. this is so depressing.


in regards to the actual game last night, nba officiating is HORRIBLE still. ibaka didn't goaltend? really? really?! they don't know the difference between a charge and a block to the point where when westbrook ran over....i believe livingston (completely guessing here) they call a travel. they called a charge on boris where it was clearly a block. YOU CANNOT BE MOVING WHILE GETTING A CHARGE CALL. YOU CANNOT JUMP UNDERNEATH A GUY AND GET A CHARGE CALL. that has been the number 1 most blown call in the nba this year. they just love calling offensive fouls all of a sudden.

and idk about the first travel, i didn't bother running it back in slow-mo but the 2nd one on boris was absolutely not a travel. not even close. dude caught the ball with left foot on the floor, jab step with the right (without picking the left aka pivot foot) and before picking the left up, the ball was on the floor.

and i didn't realize durant is already getting jordan treatment but jesus you could see the gaps ON TV between derrick brown and durant. its as if the guy has motion sensors that go off when a guy is within 12 inches of him. atleast 2 or 3 fantom calls. its not why we lost the game by any stretch but the nba is getting worse and worse as the day goes by and this is why most people are bigger fans of the college game. nobody gets "jordan treatment" they call the game right how its sposed to be. they blow a call here and there but nothing like the nba. high school games are called better and they're out there getting body slammed for it.

Posted by: charlottean | Dec 22, 2010 9:25:08 AM

Charlottean

You hit it out of the park. I agree with the officiating and when they showed a replay of a DB "foul" on Durant he was in his face but did not touch him even on the follow-thru. DB did a good job on Durant when he guarded him he fought thru screens and stayed in front of him pretty well. I agree with the inconsistency on the charge/block calls in the league this year. Jordan does need to get a GM that irritates him but gets the job done. What do you think of "promoting" LB to some BS role within the organization to save face and give Phil Ford a chance to coach if we start to make trades and plan for the long term? How about OJ Mayo for Jackson & we get a draft pick?

Posted by: Bob | Dec 22, 2010 11:08:45 AM

if memphis was dumb enough to give us mayo OR henry for jackson, i'd take it 10 times out of 10. you get the same level talent with less headaches and younger.

as for "promoting" brown, its not necessary nor would it mean anything to anybody. he doesn't want to coach this team anymore. if he wants to coach elsewhere, let him. if he doesn't, he doesn't. I just think its time to blow it all up and move on. nothing they are doing is working. BUT, larry is 60 wins behind don nelson for the all-time aba/nba wins record. so if he doesn't want to go, he shouldn't have to.

lawrence frank should be the obvious choice for a guy young enough and talented enough to take this team somewhere long term. if not him.......

Posted by: charlottean | Dec 22, 2010 1:34:03 PM

wow. i can't say it wasn't the right call at all but I really do hope it was larry's call.

next up: hire a real GM and REBUILD asap. before another trading season passes with no moves made. this city deserves a good team. in 3 years it is completely possible that we have that.

Posted by: charlottean | Dec 22, 2010 4:07:32 PM

charlottean, you're pushing hard lately this idea, of tanking what's left of this season, trading the best veterans, and going into rebuilding. The first time I read this was in a comment by Ari, LB's biggest fan. I explained then why I disagree, and I still disagree.

It's in the nature of a sports competition to do always your best and to try to win as much as you can. I don't live in future dreams of winning a championship, though, of course, this should be the long term goal: first make the playoffs again, then aim at becoming one of the top teams in the East, then aim to win the title eventually. I'm sure this is what Michael Jordan wants to achieve. But, I don't believe this can be achieved by giving up on short term goals, by becoming losers on purpose in the short term. "we are far better off losing a lot of games until we draft a jordan." you wrote.

No matter how bad this season ends for the Bobcats, what you get in the Draft is still a matter of luck. You have to be lucky to get a LeBron, or a Durant. What draft pick you get, it's a lottery and you don't control it. Then, even if you get one of the top picks, you know how many of them have been either busts, or turned into mediocre or pretty good - but not great - NBA players. And some great picks still don't turn into much because of injuries. You never know in advance.

I don't know what hopes you have from trading away now our best veterans, but, since you wouldn't want other veterans with some big bad contracts (and on this point, I agree), I don't think you can expect to get more than some decent young rotation players, plus some (not very high) draft picks. I don't believe for a moment that players we can get now will have that mix of youth and true star power that would turn things around for this team.

The worst part about going into a serious roster overhaul at this time is that we have a very good chance of ending up with a weaker roster than the current one (plus some draft picks), and with some new players who will need time to adjust (learn how to play in Larry Brown's system and gel with their teammates). This can easily become such a losing team that even some core fans will turn away from it. This means losing even more money than this franchise was losing so far, and it's something the Bobcats can't afford now, in the hopes of a bright future. And a rebuilding project that takes a few years is even more unaffordable.

I don't think there is any easy fix or quick solution for this team. But, I certainly think they can do better than what we see lately.
The Bobcats are now underperforming. With the current roster, they should be around .500, not 9-19. I certainly didn't expect this at the beginning of the season, but Larry Brown is definitely not getting the best out of the players this season. He did last season, he doesn't now, and things only seem to get worse. His heart is not in it anymore, he's here this season out of loyalty to Michael Jordan only, and the players seem to believe less and less in playing for him and following his directions.

As a fan, I want to see the Bobcats playing hard every game, every quarter of each game, executing in offense and putting in the effort in defense, competing and trying to win every time they're on the floor - regardless of any dreamy calculations of playoffs this season, and a title in the future. Just play hard, play together, do all you can to win no matter whom you're facing. Evidently, it's not what we see lately.

Next games on schedule are several winnable ones at home. It's a great opportunity to change course. These games will show if Larry Brown can still turn things around this season. If he will, I'll be happy to praise him. If he won't, if the players have really quit on him, and he doesn't really feel like being around here anymore, then that will be the time to let another coach take the reins.

Posted by: Sandy | Dec 22, 2010 4:33:46 PM

Wow! I just saw the news about coach Brown's resigantion after posting my comment above. Since he saw no way for him to improve this team now, resigning was the one and only right and dignified thing for him to do.

Posted by: Sandy | Dec 22, 2010 4:55:01 PM

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