The Four Worst Coaches In the NBA

December 4th, 2009 by Scott Duncanson Leave a reply »
Many people may not think so, but coaches definitely play a vital role in a team's success. Players win games, coaches win championships. Period point blank. I look at a coach like Phil Jackson, who had superstar players, but got them all to buy into his system. To think the Lakers and Bulls weren't going anywhere until he instilled his philosophies and techniques in his players. I think of a coach like Larry Brown, who doesn't discriminate to coaching ANY team, and by the time he leaves they will be way better than when he got there. That is of course excluding his one year with the knicks, which he did a terrible job. Granted he had to deal with Stephon Marbury, but he was getting paid more than enough, and knew what he was walking into. Therefore he has to accept partial responsibility. There are plenty of mediocre coaches who manage to slide by, but there are a few lousy ones that really stand out to me. Sometimes its their lousy play calling, lack of plays, lack of discipline, inability to connect or communicate with their players or just being flat out un-prepared. We see P.J. Carlesimo, who after Seton Hall coached some above-average Blazer teams, got choked by Latrell Sp ...

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