What is wrong with Triano? His substitutions tonight were horrible.
ok we played really badly against washington tonight, bargniani looked horrible, when somebody plays defense that badly there need to be some consequences. He wasn't a positive on offence sit him down. Sunny Weems had what 14 points at the half shooting a high percentage, what does triano do, he sits him the whole fourth quarter. What kind of message is this sending to the players. Play well and sit, play horrible and we'll keep you out there. Somebody needs to sit triano down and set him straight or get rid of him. I had high hopes for triano as a coach but he really has done a horrible job this year. Another thing that triano does is he is really late in letting the bench guys play when the game is out of hand. It's a sign of a bad coach....Coach K if your out there somewhere you gotta call up triano and give him some good advice. He needs it.
+/- doesn't tell the whole story
I know that lineup with Evans, Sonny Weems, De Rosan and Bargniani didn't work. If you look at which player killed us it was Blatch. The guy shoot 70% for the game. Bargniani was clearly the weakest link, when he wasn't in there, the defence played much better. Also I noticed that Bargniani was a momentum killer, he was taken forced contested shots and just killed any runs that the raptors would start. Sonny Weems who was he guarding? I saw De Rosan on Arenas in the 2nd half, Arenas was killing him, I didn't see whomever Sonny Weems was guarding scoring too much. He clearly is better at defence than De Rosan. Leave sonny out there with Amir Johnson, Wright and Calderon. That is our best 4 together in my opinion. At least Sonny can play decent defense, create his own shots and shoot a high percentage
I often wonder if triano totally forgets about subbing
A good coach is very aware when is a good time to sub, who's hot, who should get fewer minutes based on performance. I often wonder if Triano is totally overwhelmed by what is going on that he has no clue when to substitute. I think the assistant coaches and/or Colangelo need to pull him aside and say hey, you need to work on your substitutions, have an assistant coach next to him during the game saying hey Jay, Weems is hot, he carried us in the first half why don't we put him back in early. Or Jay, we're getting hammered on the boards, reggies tired, let's give Dorsey some minutes, he played great earlier lets give him a chance. Or Andrea looks tired, he has nothing left in the tank let's give him a breather, let amir play some defence for a few minutes and throw bargniani back in there. Where is that guy? Also I am seriously thinking that there is something physically wrong with Bargniani, I think he's trying, I just don't think enough oxygen is getting to his brain, he often looks confused and is very slow to react. He hasn't always been this way, I wonder if someone has checked his sinuses recently. I remember he had surgery there, he hasn't looked the same since. I'm wondering if there is an issue there. Is it me or does he look alot slower to react then last season. It's strange because sometimes he has life and you can see him play really good defence, it just doesn't last very long.