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Will Walton survive January?

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Will Walton Survive January

Poll ended at Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:43 am

Yes, Walton will be the coach headed in to February
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60%
Nope, he's gone sometime this month
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40%
 
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Will Walton survive January? 

Post#1 » by blind prophet » Tue Jan 5, 2021 6:43 am

Bulls @ Sac
Raps@ Sac
Blazers @Sac
Pacers @ Sac
Blazers @ Sac
Clips @ Sac
Pelicans @ Sac
Sac @ Clips
Knicks @ Sac
Sac @ Memphis
Sac @ Memphis
Sac @ Magic
Sac @ Raps
Sac @ Heat

We got off to a decent start, been some Team Bagley stuff going on, have looked terrible the last two games. Does Walton last till the end of the month?

You've got 15 days to make a choice, can change your vote too.

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Walton the third best odds to be the first coach fired here
https://www.sportsbettingdime.com/news/nba/odds-first-coach-fired-during-2020-21-season-wizards-scott-brooks-pistons-dwane-casey-favorites/

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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#2 » by BoogieTime » Tue Jan 5, 2021 6:50 am

blind prophet wrote:Bulls @ Sac
Raps@ Sac
Blazers @Sac
Pacers @ Sac
Blazers @ Sac
Clips @ Sac
Pelicans @ Sac
Sac @ Clips
Knicks @ Sac
Sac @ Memphis
Sac @ Memphis
Sac @ Magic
Sac @ Raps
Sac @ Heat

We got off to a decent start, been some Team Bagley stuff going on, have looked terrible the last two games. Does Walton last till the end of the month?

You've got 15 days to make a choice, can change your vote too.

Vegas

Walton the third best odds to be the first coach fired here
https://www.sportsbettingdime.com/news/nba/odds-first-coach-fired-during-2020-21-season-wizards-scott-brooks-pistons-dwane-casey-favorites/

New poll coming in February if necessary.



Third best? He was first. Early wins must’ve pushed him back
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#3 » by OGSactownballer » Tue Jan 5, 2021 8:52 pm

If he can’t man up and take control of the locker room then he’s done. And I am all for it as we have our guy in place already, the season is still more than young enough to salvage and he’s an idiot anyway.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#4 » by donkeylips » Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:58 am

I hope not.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#5 » by blind prophet » Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:21 am

I wasn't sure when I made the poll.

Just voted.
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Post#6 » by kb02 » Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:21 pm

No. Keep Fox, Hali, and Bags (for now). Fire Walton. Trade or cut all of the vets. Play the kids. Tank. Get the third cornerstone.

There are two types of tanking--this type and the type where the kids play hard, but still lose. The Kings should do the latter.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#7 » by City of Trees » Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:19 pm

I voted yes. My reasoning is I think McNair will avoid following in the footsteps of his predecessors. Coaching carousel is closed.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#8 » by blind prophet » Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:29 pm

FWIW I could see the Kings easily losing the next 5 games.

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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#9 » by Sactowndog » Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:14 am

blind prophet wrote:FWIW I could see the Kings easily losing the next 5 games.

Pacers @ Sac
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Clips @ Sac
Pelicans @ Sac
Sac @ Clips


It’s the Cade Cunningham derby.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#10 » by codydaze » Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:04 pm

Sactowndog wrote:
blind prophet wrote:FWIW I could see the Kings easily losing the next 5 games.

Pacers @ Sac
Blazers @ Sac
Clips @ Sac
Pelicans @ Sac
Sac @ Clips


It’s the Cade Cunningham derby.


Evan Mobley is the guy I want, personally.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#11 » by RipPizzaGuy » Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:32 pm

I get that we are likely tanking. But damn the Walton experiment is failing miserably. Time to cut the cord. Let Gentry take over the rest of the season and go out and get Jeff Van Gundy this summer.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#12 » by kalenclayton » Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:09 pm

codydaze wrote:
Sactowndog wrote:
blind prophet wrote:FWIW I could see the Kings easily losing the next 5 games.

Pacers @ Sac
Blazers @ Sac
Clips @ Sac
Pelicans @ Sac
Sac @ Clips


It’s the Cade Cunningham derby.


Evan Mobley is the guy I want, personally.

Cade seems to be the pick if Fox is still on the team. Fox thrives with other smart players who can take the pressure off of him. Adding Cade to Fox and Haliburton would be a feat and we would have one of the best looking perimeter cores in the league. Cade is going to be amazing.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#13 » by SacKingZZZ » Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:31 am

He better not. Even if they don't keep losing at this rate.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#14 » by BoogieTime » Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:35 am

SacKingZZZ wrote:He better not. Even if they don't keep losing at this rate.

Many feel losing isn’t a bad thing this year
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#15 » by SacKingZZZ » Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:06 am

BoogieTime wrote:
SacKingZZZ wrote:He better not. Even if they don't keep losing at this rate.

Many feel losing isn’t a bad thing this year


It is if the coach salts the earth before he leaves. If you lose your way to a pick you need to do it without the negative stigma so you can advance on some sort of positive footing.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#16 » by blind prophet » Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:40 pm

Have 2-3 days left to vote.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#17 » by Little Digger » Sun Jan 17, 2021 6:09 am

Kings are playing hard for him..I’ve watched most of 4 or 5 games and have been impressed with the unselfish nature of the offense (even Buddy this season is making good team plays)

I don’t see why Walton has to be the scapegoat for the flawed roster (mostly do to the epic disaster that is Marvin Bagley)
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#18 » by SacKingZZZ » Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:49 am

Little Digger wrote:Kings are playing hard for him..I’ve watched most of 4 or 5 games and have been impressed with the unselfish nature of the offense (even Buddy this season is making good team plays)

I don’t see why Walton has to be the scapegoat for the flawed roster (mostly do to the epic disaster that is Marvin Bagley)


Because Vlade was let go and his lingering ghost of a mediocre coach remains. You do not do this for this very reason. And that hard play waffles as soon as the players remember the coach is halfway out the door already.
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#19 » by blind prophet » Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:05 am

Our defense is so bad...
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Re: Will Walton survive January? 

Post#20 » by Silver Man » Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:17 am

Walton's doing a good job carrying on the full tank playing CoJo and Bagley so much. As long as Haliburton develops, losing out wouldn't be the worst. Gotta start at the very bottom to have a chance to build things back up. Winning just enough to have a mid lotto pick hasn't done much for us the past 10 years time to tank out and go from there under McNairs lead.

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