Originally Posted by amsteel
If Thomas actually knew something he'd be burning bridges with the team in a major way by telling the media. He's speculating just like us.
That's how I interpreted the clip. He was asked how things like this turn out when a team doesn't play well. What's he supposed to say?
"Well, I really don't know despite playing the game for nineteen years. I never paid attention to which coaches got fired and which ones kept their jobs."