If you look at how Dumars selected his coaches. Carlisle. Summer of 01 saw quit a few candidates apply for the job. In the end Dumars selected Carlisle for his years spent as an assistant coach and his 1 year as an announcer where he claimed to craft a defensive system that would work with any team. It was a success but he lacked in player development skills and in the end Dumars felt as though we needed an upgrade. LB. 30 years of experience and a teacher type coach who was going to be the guy to put our young core over the top. It worked. Flip. After LB left ( not going to get into that ) Flip was selected for his vast offensive playbook that would put more O into the Pistons lineup. It worked but he could not always get the players ( Sheed ) to follow the plays - especially when the heat was on. Curry. No selection process, no experience or vision other than he would make the players accountable - and Dumars trusted him. So far he has not shown any type of system or player dev skills. Botton line. You can be the greatest motivator but you also need the chalkboard skills to draw up those plays ( both offensive and defensive ). And to make it all work with what you have. Not to say that Curry will not get better but it may be a tough ride in the meantime.