Re: Will Ainge step down?
posted at 6/26/2013 9:55 AM EDT
In response to scubber's comment:
Not easy in practice. I can cite a lot of things that would make it difficult to interview, like he was busy negotiating with the Clippers up until not so long ago, looking for another coach may have weaken his hand and he said all along he wanted Doc back if there was no deal, or how do you talk to a candidate when the job may or may not be there, or how he tell Doc that he is obligated to honor his contract but I am interviewing someone else at the same time. It was a mess and PR nightmare and you want to add interviewing of various coaches into the mix?
To CYA, if you are DA, you do everything on the QT.
Everybody lies like crazy about what is going on.... including DA yesterday at the news conference glossing over what he knows happened but what the rest of the known universe only suspects happened.
BTW, I had assumed that doc would have been there too answering questions. He wasn't.. and that speaks volumes about the contentiousness about what had transpired... that no one wants to talk about either because it reflects so poorly on Cs management.
Two particularly egregious talking points DA tried to make... both phoney baloney.... that stuck in my mind.
First... doc didn't quit on the CS and two, it had nothing to do with doc and Rondo's friction.
We would have thought otherwise until you said otherwise.
So doc's leaving according to DA.... just happened... okay!
Like spontaneous combustion maybe.