Is Joe scared of Laimbeer?

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  1. detteam

    detteam All-Star

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    Here's a link from another thread courtesy of mikhail1973. It's a few years out-dated, but raised the question for me.

    Biography of Bill Laimbeer for Appearances, Speaking Engagements, Endorsements Talent Agent

    Makes me wonder if Joe hasn't even given him an assistant shot because, just maybe, he's in fear for his own job with Bill here? :cold:
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    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    I would think there's more to it than we know. Bill D., by the looks of it, has to approve all the coaching moves. I wonder if the hold up is in there. Or maybe they want to give Laimbs one more year of WNBA while Flip hangs himself. It is difficult to say what is actually going on.
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    The "wait-and-see" would be a mistake. The window of opportunity with our core guys gets tighter every year...CB could be gone next month and maybe Sheed next year.
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    It could well be, but as long as we don't know what is behind the scenes, we'd have to keep guessing.
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    Hence, my pink elephant avatar until I see something concrete and pointing us in the right direction.
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    Everyone in their right mind should be scared of Bill Laimbeer.
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    I guess I'm just not right. :nerd2: Bill coaching the Pistons doesn't frighten me in the slightest. :)
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    He yelled at me once.

    Not just coaching. He should scare the beejeezus out of everyone.
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    Bill yelled at you? You should feel honored! :D

    Okay...spill the story...
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    Summer of 1988. University of Windsor. Pistons are practicing on this side of the river as they put the final touches on the Palace.

    Waiting outside practice with friends and a banner we made, trying to get autographs.

    Bill is one of the last guys to come out, "Get out of my way kids!".

    I never really understood the Bad Boy thing until I got yelled at. I was 12.
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    LOL...and he 'instantly gained your respect', didn't he. :pound:
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    I like cranky people. Laimbeer. LB4LB. Most of my family.
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    So, you didn't get an autograph?
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    No. I escaped with my life and was grateful for that.
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    I'm surprised you aren't married!:MusicBigGrin:

    :pound::pound::pound:And really, to a 12 year old kid, isn't that better anyway?:pound::pound::pound:
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    Did he atleast yell with a smile on his face or was it like a Freddy Kruger type menacing look yell? It makes a big difference.:nerd2:
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    It was a "pity the fool" look.
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    I think you've got Laimbs confused with Mr. T again. :nerd2:

    Mr.T is the one with all the jewelry.
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    Form what I have read Bad Bill Bill calls McNasty. Mr. Mahorn!! LOL

    :hoops:
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    Mr. T has more jewelry but Bill's is better.

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