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So who is the most tenured pro coach in So. Fla?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by patchs, Jan 3, 2007.

  1. patchs

    patchs Active Member

    Lets see, Saban, gone, Riley, gone, Marlins guy just started in Oct., so is it the Panthers coach?
    Fun day to be in the sports dept. at the Herald, Sun-Sentinel or PB Post, huh?
  2. ondeadline

    ondeadline Well-Known Member

    Jacques Martin of the Panthers.
  3. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Riles is not gone...taking leave of absence for knee and hip surgery, says he'll be back.

    Besides, there has been no mention of Riley here, has there, until this thread? I had to go look it up to see what you were talking about.
  4. broadway joe

    broadway joe Guest

    It's on the all-purpose NBA thread.

    BTW, I hate all-purpose threads.
  5. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    All-purpose threads are OK for day-to-day discussion.
    News like Riles taking leave of absence needs its own thread.
  6. ondeadline

    ondeadline Well-Known Member

    Maybe we need an all-purpose thread to discuss all-purpose threads.
  7. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Wouldn't that be redundant... or at least a d_b?
  8. Cape_Fear

    Cape_Fear Active Member

    Actually wouldn't Martin have Riley beat anyway since Riles came back midway through last season?
  9. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

    Ron Rothstein coaches the Heat for the first time in more than 15 years.

    His first game in his last tenure with them: At home against the Clippers. Same as tonight.
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Ahh yes the ol "got a bad hip" excuse. right out of Coach K's book on how to disassociate yourself from a season gone horribly wrong.

    Funny how these things pop up when teams suck...and funny how Riles felt just fine last year, fine enough to hip check ol' Ron Jeremy right out of a job just in time to win another ring.

    Next up: Riles makes sure Rothstein's record doesn't go on his. Except if the Heat do well, of course.
  11. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

    I think this is legit.

    But his quickly selecting this time, when there will be no focus on the move, is sharp.
  12. ondeadline

    ondeadline Well-Known Member

    But Riley won't be able to "back" those losses out of his coaching record the way Krzyzewski did.
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