JVG Coming Back? Is It 2005?

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JVG Coming Back? Is It 2005? 

Post#1 » by King Roosk » Thu May 7, 2020 6:39 am

I joined this board when Jeff Van Gundy was head coach of the Rockets, so it is an absolute trip to hear his name being circulated (via Sam Amick) as one of the leading candidates for the role.

Love JVG. He's never been head coach of a defense that finished worse than 6th in DRTG on the season. I remember his offenses were anemic, so I wonder how that would look with Houston's current personnel.
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Re: JVG Coming Back? Is It 2005? 

Post#2 » by TMU » Thu May 7, 2020 2:28 pm

I would love to see this. I strongly believe that his time spent as a commentator will bring in a new perspective. Dude is a smart guy.
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Re: JVG Coming Back? Is It 2005? 

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Re: JVG Coming Back? Is It 2005? 

Post#4 » by BallerTalk » Thu May 21, 2020 7:55 pm

TMU wrote:I would love to see this. I strongly believe that his time spent as a commentator will bring in a new perspective. Dude is a smart guy.

I agree Van Gundy is very sharp. But as far as coaching, can a leopard change its spots?
We've heard similar expectations of change for JVG acolytes (SVG, Thibodeau) but we've yet to see any substantive adjustment in any of their coaching styles.
What gives you confidence JVG would be different?
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Re: JVG Coming Back? Is It 2005? 

Post#5 » by jove9 » Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:03 am

I was fairly active on this board in 2005, and was never convinced that JVG was the right coach for HOU. I still am not.

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