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Laim Gets His NBA Gig

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  1. mercury

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    Solid. Good for Bill. Now, maybe the whining about 'no NBA coaching experience' will stop.
     
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    I'm sure Laimbeer's WNBA experience will add just as much as Theus' experience as head coach of the Deering Tornadoes:

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    Very glad to see this. I hope that first rung up the ladder was the hardest to scale. From here on, up, up and away.

    I think he will make a difference.
     
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    Re: Minnesota Hires Bill Laimbeer

    ooops

    sounds like they have a high quality staff
     
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    And why couldn't we offer him a position in the Pistons organization? What did we have to lose? Utterly ridiculous...
     
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    Joe fears Bill.
     
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    They interviewed Laimbeer on ESPN's OTL this morning (obviously before the hire). They also interviewed Barkley about Laimbeer. He said if he was a GM, Laimbeer would be his first call...quite an endorsement when considering their on-court relationship.
     
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    The irony here is that Joe didn't have the balz to interview Rambis as his coach, a dude that learned under the tutelage of both Riley and Jackson...and then Rambis selects the other guy Joe ignores in Laimbeer...??
     
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    I believe that too. Happy that he is given an opportunity to coach in NBA.
     
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    I'm pretty sure that was from a few weeks ago. I enjoyed it though, thanks for the reminder.
     
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    Laimbs must have wanted a chance at a head coaching gig bad. Didn't he say at one time he wouldn't take an asst. position?
     
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    Laim still needs to keep his nose clean and not fight with players and coaches.
    Verbally or physically.
     
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    Yeah that is the segment they aired about 3 weeks ago...Coach K had already been hired when it aired so poor Laims never had a chance.
     
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    This crossed my mind too... Joe don't like drama.
    This will be a good test of dealing with high priced egos and their agents.
    A prima donna tested Laim will be a better fit here...
    not that he's much diferent than LB... just doesn't have the L rep yet.
     
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    He kept his nose pretty clean with the Shock. I think he's a changed man. Joe might come to regret not acknowledging that.
     

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