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Old 08-04-2017, 09:28 PM
 
Location: Twin Cities (StP)
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I say yes (Although Steve Kerr is pretty close).

I personally could have coached KG, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen to a championship in 2007.
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Old 08-05-2017, 03:08 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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I don't think he has a very impressive system or coaching philosophy, and I completely believe the story of Chris Paul confronting him over Austin Rivers. But the main thing that turns me off Doc is creating the culture of whining and showboating that made them the most hated team in the league (before Durant joining the Warriors anyway). And he's an even worse GM than coach.
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Old 08-05-2017, 07:50 AM
 
Location: spring tx
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I don't think he has a very impressive system or coaching philosophy, and I completely believe the story of Chris Paul confronting him over Austin Rivers. But the main thing that turns me off Doc is creating the culture of whining and showboating that made them the most hated team in the league (before Durant joining the Warriors anyway). And he's an even worse GM than coach.
he had his GM privileges taken away recently.
https://basketball.realgm.com/wireta...rom-Doc-Rivers

ive never been a fan but i find him to be a better coach than d'antoni.
mike d'antoni whines FAR FAR more, always has a stupid look on his face, and his dedication to NO DEFENSE needed, hes a terrible coach who has been lucky enough to get surrounded with some very talented offensive weapons that can get along.
its obvious when you look at his records on the knicks, and lakers.
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Old 08-05-2017, 12:54 PM
 
Location: AriZona
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I say yes (Although Steve Kerr is pretty close).

I personally could have coached KG, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen to a championship in 2007.
I can understand how there would be those who believe Steve Kerr is overrated, thanks to the number of super talents on the GS Warriors team. And there are certainly quite a few.

However, there are others like myself who believe that superstars don't really coach themselves. They need guidance and prompting. They need to learn humility as well, such as someone like Kerr has been able to provide over the years.
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Old 08-06-2017, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Virginia Beach
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Doc Rivers is the most overrated coach of his era (since 2000) and is on the short list for most overrated coach of all time. I hate his style, his philosophy, his know-it-all ness...

That 2008 title saved his legacy because otherwise we'd treat him just like D'Antoni or Van Gundy or someone along those lines. He is not an elite coach, and certainly not as good as he believes himself to be...
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Old 08-06-2017, 09:20 AM
 
Location: H-town, TX.
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Doc Rivers is the most overrated coach of his era (since 2000) and is on the short list for most overrated coach of all time. I hate his style, his philosophy, his know-it-all ness...

That 2008 title saved his legacy because otherwise we'd treat him just like D'Antoni or Van Gundy or someone along those lines. He is not an elite coach, and certainly not as good as he believes himself to be...
Who thinks so highly of Doc as a coach to overrate him, though?

Those folks need to be checked first.
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Old 08-06-2017, 11:44 PM
 
Location: Here or There
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Who thinks so highly of Doc as a coach to overrate him, though?

Those folks need to be checked first.
Only his employers, and that is all he needs.
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Old 08-07-2017, 04:06 AM
 
Location: Twin Cities (StP)
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I can understand how there would be those who believe Steve Kerr is overrated, thanks to the number of super talents on the GS Warriors team. And there are certainly quite a few.

However, there are others like myself who believe that superstars don't really coach themselves. They need guidance and prompting. They need to learn humility as well, such as someone like Kerr has been able to provide over the years.
I'd buy this if Luke Walton and Mike Brown didn't do the exact same thing.
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Old 08-07-2017, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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I'd buy this if Luke Walton and Mike Brown didn't do the exact same thing.
They played Kerr's system, and consulted Kerr regularly while filling in for him. You only have to look at the team's record from the end of 2014 to the end of 2015 to see his influence.
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Old 08-08-2017, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Twin Cities (StP)
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They played Kerr's system, and consulted Kerr regularly while filling in for him. You only have to look at the team's record from the end of 2014 to the end of 2015 to see his influence.
What exactly is his system? Poor shot selection? That team was already on the rise with Mark Jackson, and you could argue they were under performing then.
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