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I like the coaching staff. I like the team and I really like the GM. Of all the words the media has used to describe the transition from last season I'd call it a rebound! Kaleb is the only coach on the staff who never played pro basketball. Also the only one who was not a pro scout which takes a lot of knowledge. It's the sum being better than the parts that I like. We're not built anything like Miami. It was time for a change of direction and now it's here. The NBA finals were coached by Scott Brooks and Eric Spoelsta...not the proven big name guys like Popovich or Karl....that explains the movement towards new coaching blood in the league.
I like your optimism but I don't think you need as much knowledge to be a scout as a coach. Perhaps to find the diamond in the rough but most top quality players stand out against the background and are easy to recognize. Usually the top 100 NBA ready talent level guys are not diamonds in the rough and are easy to scout. I think that given an entire year and hotels, expense accounts, travel, and tickets to games, most knowledgeable fans could be great scouts if you tell them what you are looking for such as rebounding, shooting, assists, free throw %, and intangibles like good teammate, finishes after contact, sets up other players, gets his own shot.Sorry I am so negative about the coaching staff, I just don't yet see the quality.
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