Honestly, there has been a thought that I've had for a while. First, I was always honest about saying that picking Shelden Williams over Brandon Roy was a fireable offense (or a resigning offense if he was TOLD to pick Shelden). Yes, there were some problems in some of the selections and moves that Knight made, but let's keep it real..
Knight has collected talent on this team. That's what the GM does...that plus hiring the coach. He's made great (Josh Smith/Al Horford) and poor decisions (Shelden/Marvin (though word has it that he wanted Deron and was told to pick Marvin/Acie). Made some good ones like trading for Bibby and Johnson, but he also saw that Mike Woodson wasn't going to take us to the promised land and tried to fire him. Somewhere, somehow - he had to be saying..I told you so during that Orlando series. Had to...
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