Originally Posted by Saracen
It's really hard to deal with a guy with so much innate talent who is just living in his own universe. Blurred vision due to much caffeine, Copenhagen withdrawal, lackadaisical play, needing the organization to watch over him any time he goes out, God telling him which contract to sign. I think he's just way too high risk to ever be dependable.
Wash will be an interesting case. He gets a lot out of the players as players, but he doesn't put those players in good situations to win.
I really think this game was lost in Game 6 last year - they still haven't recovered.
Hell, I still can't believe Cruz couldn't get back and corral that rocket, myself, and I'm not really even a fan (I did pull hard for them last year, though; I detest the Cardinals).