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"Let's allow for a moment that every one of the six is a good pick," he explains. "Let's say they...

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"Let's allow for a moment that every one of the six is a good pick," he explains. "Let's say they were six for six. The mistake Ted Leonsis has made is he changed nothing else.You need to start building those guys. Every week you waste takes twice as long. Every week they're doing things the wrong way they groove bad behavior. If you want to get out of the hole you're in, stop digging. Now it's going to take twice as much energy to right the franchise. I'm not going to pass judgment on any of those players long term until there's a real culture change. [...] "The measuring stick every franchise should use is if we put a different head coach in there -- take your pick of Gregg Popovich, Tom Thibodeau, Doc Rivers -- how would they look? I'm arguing all six would play better. That doesn't mean Flip is a terrible coach. But he has been a bad coach in Washington. Big difference.

David Thorpe, talking about the Wizards' six draft picks in the last two years. Related: a bunch of agents tell Craig Stouffer that it's time for a coaching change. (UPDATE: Apologies, lsc had this first here)
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