Most knowledgeable fans in Denver are probably pulling their hair out right now with him getting that award, even before the PO debacle.
Think it should have gone to Thibs.
A lot of people on Denver forums have said they want him gone and that he's overrated
Agree to disagree, guys.
These awards are based on regular season only.
Upside of playing/coaching in the East is that it's easier to make the playoffs, downside is that it's much less impressive when you do. Bottom line is that 3rd in the West with 57 wins is way better than 5th in the East with 45 wins. Even without Rose, I don't think there's a big enough disparity in the rosters to justify that big a disparity in results, or for George's accomplishments to be diminished.
Thibs is amazing defensively, but more often than not, great offense will beat great defense in a close game... particularly when the ball is usually in the hands of a great scorer or playmaker, or a coach is drawing up an offensive set. Until the Bulls can consistently get a bucket when it matters, Thibs looks like a one-way coach to me.
45 wins in a weak conference with the lowest positive point diff in the league... Thibs gotta show those boys how to score.