Sources: Wallace Asked Pistons For Buyout

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  1. max

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    I don't know. You get to within 2 wins of the finals. Seems like they should have been able to close it out even with a 12yr old at the helm. I mean you got that far.

    I know its cool to hate Flip and immortalize LB and that Sheed is the greatest thing. Just call me a nerd.
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    You may be right, I don't know. But if your recollection is correct, it seems odd to me. Flip may not have been my first pick, but there were many worse choices, and I see no really compelling reasons for being annoyed with the hire at the time. And after they'd won 64 games, you'd have to be a real cynic not to have been hopeful for the playoffs.
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    Why was that?
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    He was a proven failure as a playoff coach. We got exactly what we ordered. No surprises.
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    Well considering the number of GMs that botch top 10 picks (Sam Bowie anyone?) I'd say it takes a rather competent GM not to screw up a top 10 pick rather than finding a gem in the top 25.
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    Pop has 4 titles. What does Flip have? What does Curry have?
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    I'll end this by just agreeing that Isiah Thomas is one hell of a GM.
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    I think the general sentiment was what basketbills stated below; he wasn't a playoff guy, soft and he wasn't a "defensive" coach.

    But i probably remember more of those opinions b/c i agreed with him. I'm not sure what the level of support/dislike was, but it was definitely mixed reviews.
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    I think the general sentiment was what basketbills stated below; he wasn't a playoff guy, soft and he wasn't a "defensive" coach.

    But i probably remember more of those opinions b/c i agreed with them. I'm not sure what the level of support/dislike was, but it was definitely mixed reviews.
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    lol....All I suggested was that he wasn't terrible as most people claim....that's all.
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    You had to get that point across twice, eh? lol ;)
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    I don't think that Minnesota proved anything. He had no talent, except KG.
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    Damn! I just realized it and now it won't let me delete LOL
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    A living of experience (up or down) can give one a unique perspective.

    The man has an eye for talent.
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    May I suggest that this two words better translate into media propagandise . . .
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    SLAM ONLINE | » Sheed to retire?
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    Wow, I'd like to see the Pistons hold off on making him an offer so he won't play all summer then give him the money so they can run him 44 minutes a night in November.
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