Mike Dunleavy: Clueless Until The Very End

March 12th, 2010 by Blake Wettengel Leave a reply »
Mike Dunleavy was stunned, STUNNED I tell you, to learn that the Clippers had fired him.

As related in an article for ESPN Los Angeles, written by Ramona Shelburne, “Mike Dunleavy still doesn't know exactly what happened.

Tuesday afternoon he got a haircut, packed for a scouting trip to the ACC tournament, then went out to a local golf course for a couple hours. “Unbeknownst to him, and still unexplained to him as of late Tuesday night, during that time he was being fired as general manager of the Clippers.

"‘I come back to my locker around 7 p.m. and there's a million messages on my phone,’ Dunleavy said, when reached by ESPNLosAngeles.com late Tuesday night.

"‘This guy comes up to me and said, 'What's going on? They just said on TV that the Clippers severed ties with you?'

"‘I had no idea what they were talking about. I'm like, 'Wow. I haven't even talked to the Clippers.'"


Not only did Dunleavy apparently not see this coming from a mile away, but they didn’t even bother to inform him first before they pulled the trigger. What an ignominious way t ...

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