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Discussion in 'Utah Jazz' started by MHSL82, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. MHSL82

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    Starting the 2018-19 Season Around the League Thread. Will link other years later.
     



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    I don't think it's funny. It's just someone's last name.

    Also, it would be funnier if it was applied to a franchise that had injured people.

    For example, one of the years Greg Oden was hurt, Portland not only had other injuries, but also coach Nate McMillan.
     
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    It's funny, damnit! Because if the Cleveland Browns had hired him, we might have believed it was an actual nurse hired, as the capitalization in a headline isn't a hint that it's a person. I mean, the head of the EPA doesn't believe in climate change and the head of education doesn't support public schools, etc. So why not a medical professional to coach a team? ;)
     
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    Why would we believe that? Nick Nurse was a touted coach on other fan message boards, for the past year.

    For example, Pistons fans sensed that their time with Stan Van Gundy would end, and there was a post where their fans listed Nurse as a coaching candidate.

    I'd also seen his name on other fans message boards, that wanted a coaching change.

    So, he was a known entity.

    He wasn't someone that NBA fans had never heard of before.
     
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    Did the Browns have one of the worst injury situations, in the NFL last year?
     
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    No, the franchise has been historically inept. The last two years, they are 1-31. Seeing them doing something stupid isn't surprising. Yes, if you want all seriousness, I know that they wouldn't hire a nurse unless they had a football background, but beyond that, I wouldn't be surprised. They have a better GM now though. That GM has not hired a new coach yet.
     
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    Thanks. So that explains why you said it would be funny if they hired a Nurse.

    But maybe that could be interpreted as a sign to improve the team? Maybe they just wanted healthier players?

    The Portland Trail Blazers had a Sleep Doctor in 2009.

    The Doctor Who Coaches Athletes on Sleep

    They felt it would improve their practices, to have them at better times.

    Maybe the Browns hiring a Nurse could have been seen as another attempt to improve themselves?

    A Sleep Doctor isn't a typical position, but Portland had one. So a Nurse could be the same thing?
     
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