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Can this Suns roster be saved? | Good Word with Goodwill

Yahoo Sports senior NBA reporter Vincent Goodwill and senior NBA reporter Jake Fischer discuss whether new Suns head coach Mike Budenholzer can turn around a star-studded roster. Hear the full conversation on “Good Word with Goodwill” – part of the “Ball Don’t Lie” podcast – and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.

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Frank Vogel out coach, but in, in Phoenix, is that just rearranging the deck chairs of the Titanic?

Like, I’m not sure how much better if Mike Booten Hoser is a better coach than Frank Vogel.

Both of them are championship coaches maybe, but it’s a better offensive mind.

Like, ho how do you see that considering that came together really, really quickly in Phoenix on a like Xs and Os schematic championship pedigree standpoint is Mike Budenholzer a much better answer for this situation than Frank Vogel.

No, the one big difference is that but has had at least he’s been given credit for a little bit more offensive creativity, which is, I think largely what the biggest detractors of Frank Vogel’s year in Phoenix were harping on including players in that locker room.

But that last piece is the biggest part of this.

If you spoke to anyone around the people who are going to be still on that roster, a trainer, a college coach of theirs, an agent, like just anyone in that periphery to a man, no one thought that Frank Vogel could come back and command the respect of this locker room.

I just think even though he had $21 million left on his deal, there just seemed to be like a little bit much, a little bit of a too far gone this to that interpersonal dynamic.

And I think that is the real reason why I don’t think it’s the fact that he didn’t have the, the chops on a white board or to come up with some scheme or whatnot.

I think it’s, it’s really about do Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, Bradley Beal.

I don’t think those guys really wanted Frank Vogel back.

Look, when the players decide that they’re done with you, then the organization is done with you and whatever reasons that may be, you look at KD, this is going to be since Steve Kerr, I feel like I can name the coaches…


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Publish date : 2024-05-14 18:51:06

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