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Young NBA team fires its coach after getting off to a disappointing start and slowly but surely appears to be getting its act together.

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J Wolf

Sacramento, CA

#1 Jan 7, 2009
What a great turn of events. For those idiots who have been dismissing Love as too small and too slow...another 15 rebounds in 22 minutes - what 7th in league in rebounds/game. Congrats to both Kevins, and to Foye who knows exactly what Love has been going through in unfair comparisons

Rochester, MN

#2 Jan 8, 2009
What a fun game to watch. I never had a nervous moment! We haven't seen too many "laughers" lately, so this was a treat. In particular, it was great to watch the bench reacting to what was happening on the floor and to see the coach with a huge smile on his face. I know we haven't beaten any top-notch teams yet, but at least we are beating the teams we are supposed to beat - and from that will come growth and confidence and, with a little luck, the ability to run with the big dogs. I have always liked the guys on this team (McCants - not so much) and I am happy they are finally playing well and enjoying themselves. Keep it up Woofies!!!
Jake B

Auburn, CA

#3 Jan 8, 2009
I've been a big fan of Love since his Pac-10 days, and I've been a big believer in letting McHale do his thing since we traded Garnett. I believe McHale ahas a vision for this team, and I think right now, we're starting to see this team turn around. I defintely don't believe we're a playoff team right now, but next year is certainly something we need to aim for.

Love has been phenomenal this year. I think it was best said when we got Love that "every year, there is going to be an OJ Mayo...a combo guard who can score 30 any night. But there isn't always a great big man like Love."

I definitely believe we got the better end of the Memphis deal, and I'm happy with the way the Wolves have been playing recently.

Remember, McHale comes from a Boston background-a fast paced offense that utilizes tough defense and the outlet pass. Bill Russell, the greatest defender/outlet passer of all-time, was undersized. Love has a great outlet pass and is a bit undersized. He'll get better defensively, but I definitely feel confident in him.

Keep it up Wolves. You've got my (and hopefully everyone else's) support.

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