[POLL] The Playoffs and Michael Curry

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by roscoe36, Apr 2, 2009.

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Will Joe Dumars bring Michael Curry back if the Pistons miss the playoffs?

Poll closed Apr 9, 2009.
  1. Yes, Joe will give Mike two years

    39.2%
  2. No, Dumars will not bring Curry back

    45.1%
  3. Unsure

    15.7%
  1. roscoe36

    roscoe36 All-Star Administrator

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    Please read carefully to understand the poll question. I do not want to know if you think Curry should come back. I want to know if you think Joe will bring him back regardless of the results.

    If the Pistons do not make the playoffs, will Joe bring Curry back next year?

    PLEASE VOTE ON THE POLL!
  2. The Palace Artest

    The Palace Artest First Round Draft Pick

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    Interim coach for the interim year.

    He gone.
  3. pass99

    pass99 All-Star Forum Donor

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    Clean up that last paragraph. :good:
  4. lpgrl26

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    Unfortunately, i think he's coming back for next year.
  5. pass99

    pass99 All-Star Forum Donor

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    Shoeshine
  6. detteam

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    It's business in an economic war zone. JoeD will cover his ass to Bill D's benefactors by being cost-conscience. Goodness knows, Bill D paid enough money for Joe's coaching buyouts because they were not good people.
  7. Ernie the Slow Adult

    Ernie the Slow Adult All-Star Forum Donor

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    How can you fire this guy? Look at AI, he's got him ready to run through a wall. He's trying to hurt himself but still..............
  8. roscoe36

    roscoe36 All-Star Administrator

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    Their losses in gate receipts will be small, but their losses at the concessions will be huge. The Pistons owning the Palace means they earn from the whole operation when times are good ++$$++$$ but they burn when times are bad.

    If Pontiac held their lease at the Silverdome, different story. Then they would be able to play to a small crowd and live off the TV contracts.

    They can't afford apathy.
  9. detteam

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    Look at the crowds...the apathy is already there. They'll be giving away tickets next season, just like they used to do at the Silverdome, to get concession $'s. It won't matter who the coach is.
  10. CarlosGallan

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    Next year will be second transiction year,i think M.Curry stay in detroit, i hope he will be fire at middle seasson to begin 2010 with a competitive coach.
    Next
  11. Nemo

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    Cutty has been able to use many players to test different combinations, but with 7 games left in the season, the team still looks lost. Joe needs to shake things up to attract potential free agents. I don't think AI is singing the praises of Coach Curry.
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    Fire him! I mean Joe can just use the new head coaches at Miami and somewhat the one in Chicago. Both which happen to be LOTTERY teams last year. 1 and 2 as a matter of fact. Both in the playoffs. But Detroit was the second seed last year.

    And Detroit I feel has more talents then both teams.

    We want to put this season behind us....he will help the cause.
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    JD has placed his bets to Stuckey and MC. And JD was ready for rookie mistakes, it seems, reading some stuff from media.
  14. dba

    dba All-Star Moderator 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Lots of disagreement, but lots of certainty.
  15. BallDon'tLie

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    I copped out and voted "unsure".

    MC should be fired.
    I realize that he's a rookie coach and he was dealt a surprising hand when his team captain/PG was traded but...
    Curry hasn't shown ANY vision or even a hint of promise that he can lead a team to success. He brings absolutely nothing to the table.

    I hope that Joe realizes that his vision of using using all that cap space to reload his team with free agents ain't gonna work if Michael Curry remains on the bench.

    Why would a quality free agent want to come to the 'D' and play for this guy? (Other than the fact that they'd get the coveted opportunity to set screens for Rip Hamilton!)
  16. dba

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    <insert chicken clucking sounds of your choice>


    I think that's it for me too. If I could see a style of play, regardless of whether the team as configured was able to execute it, then I would feel better. But, there isn't one, no obvious goals, no plan everyone is working towards.

    If there was a dedication to doing certain things on the floor - any kind of consistent focus or intent being shown, then things would be better. But if it's there, I sure don't see it.

    Curry stepped onto the giant slip 'n slide of life when CB was traded and has never managed to gain any purchase, hurtling downwards at ever increasing speeds as each move he's made has been shown to be the wrong one. The bottom is getting closer with each game.

    Honestly, I'd rather have Flip.
  17. round

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    i guess i vote unsure.... because i think Joe gives him half a year next year to show he's learned from the rookie mistakes but he's going to be on a really short leash.
  18. TaS

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    I think it depends on whether or not Joe sees next year as another throw-away year or not. It may be all about positioning and he may prefer to have a puppet in there for a while longer to ensure that the youth gets minutes.
  19. BallDon'tLie

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    Not me.

    At least with MC, he MIGHT stumble upon something that works.
    With Flip, you knew what you were going to get and you knew it was going to be bad in the end.
  20. dba

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    I'd be a happier camper knowing a good chance at a long playoff run was coming up - maybe not a championship, but then again it this team doesn't have the horses for that anyway (and frankly hasn't for the past few years).

    But, I hear you - the bad old Flip days were bad for a reason. It just never occured to me that swapping him out could get this bad this quickly.

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