Phoenix Suns coach Lindsey Hunter reacted to Michael Beasley's air ball against the Boston Celtics on Feb. 22 as if he hadn't been coaching the mercurial forward for more than a month.
Come on, coach. Bad shots are what B-Easy's all about.
Granted, not all of Beasley's field-goal attempts miss the rim by a country mile. But considering he's shooting under 40 percent from the floor this year, there was a pretty good chance he'd eventually uncork one this wild.
According to Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic, Beasley had a perfectly good excuse for his embarrassing heave:
Hunter is aghast after a Beasley airball. Beasley said he hurt his elbow & iced it at half, affecting his shot. #Suns bit.ly/XM0Hv6
— Paul Coro (@paulcoro) February 23, 2013
Well, that explains it. His shot had literally gone cold.
Look, players are going to miss shots. And on a team as bad as the Suns are, players are going to miss shots badly. But there's no excuse for Hunter to make such a public display of his feelings.
His reaction has now gone viral, and his disrespect for his players won't go unnoticed in the locker room. ...
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