View Full Version : Cavs rehire Mike Brown

04-24-2013, 11:26 AM
ESPN link http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/9206907/cleveland-cavaliers-officially-rehire-brown-new-coach

(small paragraph from ESPN article)

Brown's return has prompted a mixed reaction from Cleveland fans, some wondering why Gilbert would bring back a coach who couldn't win it all with James.
Shortly after Brown's reunion with the Cavs was made official, Gilbert went on Twitter to defend his decision. He pointed out that Brown and Phil Jackson are the only coaches with more than five years of experience to never miss the playoffs in their careers. Gilbert also noted that at 43, Brown "is not even near his peak as an NBA coach."

"Not 'selling' boys and girls," the billionaire owner wrote. "Just providing facts. You decide. Let's see how things roll next year and beyond. How many days until opening tip?

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04-24-2013, 12:05 PM

04-24-2013, 02:46 PM
Just shows the dearth of good NBA coaches.

04-24-2013, 03:49 PM
Interesting. Not so much.

How does people like this keep getting jobs? For goodness sakes this guy thought it was a good idea to run the Princeton motion offense with 2 of the greatest playmakers in the history of the game. That offense was designed so that teams lacking in talent could "outwork" their opponents. It is a great offense but it gets in the way of guys like Kobe, Nash and even Howard. Also, it seems to me that Brown blew the entire training camp installing that offense and let the defense slide. As Cuban is fond of saying, I wouldn't hire that guy to run my Dairy Queen much less my basketball team. Then again, Cleveland doesn't really have a pro basketball team.

04-24-2013, 05:38 PM
It is Cleveland folks. The team sucks, and it is an undesirable city to live in with a small market. I'm actually surprised Mike Brown even wanted to go back there...