Stillwater wrote:gflem wrote:JonFromVA wrote:Sexton was clearly flustered by the refs and the new traveling enforcement. We played without Love, Thompson, and Garland.
well the learning curve issue stems from the Cavs org wanting to develop the young players to the point of in some cases completely changing their offensive approach to games to fit into Beileins style of team ball , and in others cases with vets like Love only slight modifications so they can maximize their minutes.
I think Beilein is going to have to tone it down some and take baby steps until after the deadline otherwise vets like Clarkson and Knight will be so bad they won't garner any return at all. But we have seen this org not care about that in the past as well.
Beilein is more than qualified for the job, the only question is who does and doesn't buy in
I didnt say Beilein isnt qualified, I just dont think that he is going to be able to handle NBA players when the L's start piling up. And they will certainly pile up. Guys that have been in the league for a while just arent going to buy into "losing for a purpose", ie getting veteran players to buy into a "college" type system and also take a back seat to the young guys in order to develop them. Especially guys that have won a title and also guys in contract years.
It just looks like a potentially toxic mix to me. I wouldnt be surprised if this is the only season Beilein is the HC. By all accounts I have read and heard he is a great guy and very good coach but I think it is just wrong time/situation for him. I hope I'm wrong, and I wish him and the team well but.....