Worst Front Office(s) in the last 15 years?

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Which Front Office(s) has/have been the worst in the last 15 years (2003-2017)? Up to 3 choices

Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets
23
4%
Minnesota Timberwolves
41
7%
New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets
112
20%
Chicago Bulls
25
4%
New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans
17
3%
Detroit Pistons
6
1%
Orlando Magic
16
3%
Philadelphia 76ers
11
2%
New York Knicks
192
34%
Sacramento Kings
120
21%
 
Total votes: 563

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Worst Front Office(s) in the last 15 years? 

Post#1 » by Deivork » Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:24 pm

Which Front Offices have been the poorest team managers, underperformers or did the least with the most in the last 15 years?

That is from 2003 draft to 2017 offseason. Thought it would be useful to get a less biased grasp of Realgm's opinions.

Please vote up to 3 choices.

Poll limits it to 10 options, feel free to add your own votes & opinions on other FOs.
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Post#2 » by BlackieMamba » Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:52 pm

My answer is based off opinion and the eye test not facts or statistics...

1. Nets
2. Kings
3. Bobcats/Hornets



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Post#3 » by Clincher » Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:57 pm

Knicks if we're allowed the Layden and Isiah years. Knicks were watchable for like 3 years, 2004/2010/2011 NBA seasons where they put out a playoff roster.
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Post#4 » by Sakay » Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:58 pm

Peak/Prime years goes to Nets. Longevity goes to the Kings. It depends on which criteria you value more, tbh. Tough call. I'll go with the Kings.
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Post#5 » by DaGawd » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:02 pm

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Post#6 » by Chuck Everett » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:03 pm

T'Wolves are pretty bad. No playoffs in 13 years, is laughable.
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Post#7 » by The_Hater » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:26 pm

The kings and Nets are the low hanging fruit because of their recent ineptness but both franchises had much better days under Thorn and Petrie.

The Bucks and Wolves have add terrible runs. The Raps pre Ujiri were terrible.

If we're loking at the entire 15 years.

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Post#8 » by LofJ » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:29 pm

The Bob (cats) Johnson era in Charlotte is up there. Jordan isn't the best owner in the NBA but he's head, shoulders, chest, and torso above Johnson.
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Re: Worst Front Office(s) in the last 15 years? 

Post#9 » by chrisab123 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:31 pm

I mean hell cant you just say Brooklyn and end the thread?

If Jaylen Brown and Tatum pan out and whoever is the pick in the top 5 this year pans out such as Ayton who has been compared to David Robinson that trade is one of those rare deals that can set a team back a decade.

But that being said I do like what they've been doing this offseason. Marks is showing progress.
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Post#11 » by turk3d » Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:40 pm

Not counting the last 5, the Warriors for the previous 20 prior to that and then it's between the Kings and the Knicks (Kings trying to keep it in Cali). Clippers have been pretty bad lately, but not the last 15.
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Post#12 » by bigpimpatl » Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:45 pm

the last 15 years...the nets haven't been that bad for 15 years. They had some good teams with Kidd and VC then only recently got horrible. The pistons won a championship so not even sure how they made the list.

Really, the Kings (unfortunately) have been bad for the majority of this time. followed closely by Minny w/ long playoff droughts.
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Post#13 » by CarMalone » Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:53 pm

Cleveland should be an option. They were absolutely horrible before they lucked into LeBron James. They wasted the early years of James's career, drafted horribly, and is only a contender because they lucked into three #1 picks + James coming back.
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Post#14 » by BallerTalk » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:04 pm

turk3d wrote:Not counting the last 5, the Warriors for the previous 20 prior to that and then it's between the Kings and the Knicks (Kings trying to keep it in Cali). Clippers have been pretty bad lately, but not the last 15.


Yeah, that's just what I was thinking. Recent successes are going to keep the Warriors and Clippers off this list but historically they deserve mention.
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Post#15 » by Catalysm » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:07 pm

Detroit has a championship and 6 ECF appearances in the last 15 years. Maybe if this was about the last 8 years it would be more appropriate to have them as an option.
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Re: Worst Front Office(s) in the last 15 years? 

Post#16 » by Wooderson » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:14 pm

Where are the Bucks? Haven't won a single playoff series during that span, and in the terrible East too.
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Re: Worst Front Office(s) in the last 15 years? 

Post#17 » by Dtown84 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:26 pm

Nets, they've been so bad it's completely negated some quality Jason Kidd teams.

Also how are the Pistons on this list? They were good/great for about a third of those 15 years.
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Post#18 » by mercgold3 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:32 pm

Is the Wolves FO and it's not even close :D

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Post#19 » by durrem » Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:30 pm

Chris Cohan and Robert Rowell Warriors. Not even close.
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Post#20 » by Papi_swav » Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:32 pm

I wouldn't say the Nets, 15 years ago they were in the Finals and in the playoffs for years after. Then we got Carter for not much, it was still exciting. It wasn't until Billy Dumbo came here.
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