Kaylyn Neely: Clippers should keep Vinny Del Negro

Cary Emondson-US PRESSWIRE

No, I do not think but she does: Kaylyn Neely.

According to Kaylyn Neely, who a student and a blogger/writer/journalist/reporter based in Toronto, the Clippers should keep Vinny Del Negro because:

The Los Angeles Clippers head coach, Vinny Del Negro‘s contract is up at the end of June and after a disappointing end to the Clippers' postseason. All of the great things that Del Negro has done for the franchise have been long forgotten. It's probable, the Clippers' long known for suffering because they're just super cheap, will elect to let Del Negro go because they don't want to pay him the price he can justify asking for. Regardless of everything, Del Negro proved he can coach, especially in the early season and the Clippers should aim to re-sign him.

She does not believe that losing the series or even the last game should be pinned on Vinny:

It would be a stretch to pin the game, or even the series on Del Negro. He tried everything and then some. Of course, he's made bad decisions but he's also made great ones. Crawford turned out to be one of the best finds of the free agency period last summer.

How about Stan Van Gundy, Kaylyn? You might ask. Well, she is not sold on the idea. She does not believe, or at least she hints, Stan would be an upgrade over Vinny:

Would replacing Del Negro with a coach like Stan Van Gundy even be a step up? Del Negro made every adjustment he could have throughout the season. He found a way to make sure that 15 players found minutes with still making sure the team won. If Del Negro wouldn't made the adjustments and rotations he did all year, he would never have found out that his last guys off the bench like Ryan Hollins or Matt Barnes could do what they did turned out to be capable of doing. Barnes was signed at the veteran's minimum to appease Chris Paul.

I thought you would all get a kick out of this.

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