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    Poor Dahntay and DC:

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    The Mavericks' search for a successor to lead assistant coach Terry Stotts will continue without two of the prime names Rick Carlisle had been targeting.

    Former Toronto Raptors coach Jay Triano, according to NBA coaching sources, is poised to join Stotts' staff in Portland as opposed to coming to Dallas.

    That means Triano and Los Angeles Lakers-bound Steve Clifford, two highly regarded assistants that sources say Carlisle was eyeing, are off the market.

    Former New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns assistant coach Phil Weber remains a Mavs candidate, sources said.

    Yet the widely held assumption in coaching circles is that Carlisle wants to hire an assistant coach with head-coaching experience after the departures of Dwane Casey (to Toronto) and Stotts (to Portland) during the last two offseasons.

    Two coaching sources said late Thursday that a new name to watch in the Mavs' search, who fulfills the head-coaching prerequisites, is Jim O'Brien, who replaced Carlisle in Indiana in the 2007 offseason.
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    Wow. I don't see how Rick and JOB would be able to coach on the same team. They have such different approaches.

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    That probably makes JOB the perfect assistant to Rick in all honesty.

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    Interesting pairing.
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    This continues to speak of O'Brien's high currency with Bird. I don't think Carlisle would be considering OB as an assistant if Bird was telling him how terrible he is.
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    Can we just start a petition to get him banned from the NBA? Or force him to coach the Heat, Lakers, Knicks, Nets, or Pistons? That would really make things interesting.
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    Default Re: JOB to reappear as Mavs assistant coach?

    Well, he has probably one of the greatest "stretch 4's" of all time in Dirk.

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    Can we just start a petition to get him banned from the NBA? Or force him to coach the Heat, Lakers, Knicks, Nets, or Pistons? That would really make things interesting.
    Why? As long as he aint here, its 2 to 4 wins for us a year!
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    Poor DC and Dahntay...
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    I think Roy and BRush meant this to be a DM exchange on Twitter....

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    Hahahahahahaha "pointing finger at Dallas" hahahaha

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    The Mavs do have the greatest stretch 4 in the NBA, probably the greatest in the last 20 years. Just sayin...

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    I think Roy and BRush meant this to be a DM exchange on Twitter....

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    DC was one of the most vocal cracking on JOB too, and this should be lesson to everyone on why you just keep your mouth shut in situations like these. You never know when the person you are cracking on might work with you again.

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    Poor DC and Dahntay, they really got the bum end of the deal....

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    I actually think JOB is better suited as an assistant.

    On another note, I find the word "reappear" a funny way to describe his return, as if he's some magician or he had literally become invisible.
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    I feel bad for Dahntay and DC...and LMAO at that BRush and Roy conversation.

    I do think he's got the possibility of being a good assistant coach. JOB's stubbornness isn't going to show it's ugly face as much when he's not in charge. As an assistant, he can show the head coach "the stats"..but the head coach makes the decision.. he can suggest a PG iso, but the head coach makes the decision. ETC..

    That said, I still feel bad for Dahntay and DC. Even though he won't be in charge, they've still got to work with him. And it's obvious they didn't like it. (for good reason)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandman21 View Post
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    I think Roy and BRush meant this to be a DM exchange on Twitter....

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    Lol now THIS is funny.

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    Wow. I don't see how Rick and JOB would be able to coach on the same team. They have such different approaches.
    They're both stat geeks, though.

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    On another note, I find the word "reappear" a funny way to describe his return, as if he's some magician or he had literally become invisible.
    Funny AND accurate!
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    I actually think JOB is better suited as an assistant.

    On another note, I find the word "reappear" a funny way to describe his return, as if he's some magician or he had literally become invisible.
    For his next trick, perhaps he can be sawed in half....

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    The Rush/Hibbert conversation just goes further to say that I have never in my life seen or heard of an NBA coach that was so openly dispised by his players. JOB has a long list of players who will line up to say bad things about him, I don't know of another single coach that is that way. I think that says a lot really because we all know most players and coach's will do the "right thing" and say the "right thing" about former players/coach's but when it comes to O'Brien there is just no end to the list of players who will say bad things about him.


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    DC was one of the most vocal cracking on JOB too, and this should be lesson to everyone on why you just keep your mouth shut in situations like these. You never know when the person you are cracking on might work with you again.
    No kidding. Not like people are always moving around (be it in the NBA or in the "real world")

    Not to mention in todays world you never know who is reading what you wrote (especially if you meant to make it private and accidentally made it pubic)

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    So, Dallas is looking to focus on their perimeter game while solidifying their goal to be a 9 seed in the West within 2 years after Rick moves on to coach the Lakers once they get fed up with Mike Brown?

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    Dahntay has to be livid.

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