Rick Carlisle Suggests Hawks Shouldn’t Have Fired Lloyd Pierce Because Pierce Is A Democrat

The Atlanta Hawks fired head coach Lloyd Pierce on Monday after he compiled a miserable 63-120 record in a little more than two seasons. Opposing NBA coaches, including Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle, blasted the move. But Carlisle didn’t cite stellar coaching as a reason why the Hawks should have kept Pierce. Instead, Carlisle cited […]

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Written by Sam Amico

Sam Amico spent 15 years covering the NBA for Sports Illustrated, FOX Sports and NBA.com, along with a few other spots, and currently runs his own basketball website on the side, FortyEightMinutes.com.