NBA: Ben Wallace Should Be the Detroit Pistons Next Coach

July 28th, 2010 by Greg Eno Leave a reply »

NBA head coaches are like a children in their terrible twos.

He’s up, he’s down. He can’t sit still. He always has something to say. He’s constantly asking his players, “Are we there yet?”

He stomps, screams, and makes faces. He won’t eat, he wants everything right now, and sometimes, he needs a time out.

The NBA head coach has typically been a former player, and one who likes to touch the basketball a lot.

Point guards and small forwards have enjoyed the most success. Perhaps they’re the most cerebral players. Nobody tell any behemoth I said that.

The NBA head coach, as a rule, hasn’t been a former center or power forward. At least not the ones who’ve won a lot of basketball games wearing Armani.

These things happen. Goalies haven’t traditionally made good hockey coaches. Pitchers aren’t normally the best managers in baseball. When’s the last time a running back became an NFL head coach?

So, Ben Wallace has the odds against him. It’s not the first time.

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