The Los Angeles Clippers might be on the precipice of winning their first series in their 41-year history, but they aren't doing it because of their coach. Don't be fooled for a moment. Vinny Del Negro is a bad head coach.
I have often said that if you could harness the power of Vinny Del Negro’s brain, you could toast bread—light. Del Negro is so smart he’s almost mastered tic-tac-toe. He thinks knock-knock jokes are sophisticated humor. Get what I’m saying? He’s not too bright.
The Clippers have the single-worst head coach in the NBA. This team would be and should be much better than it is. The only reason it has achieved as much as it has is that the team started essentially ignoring him.
They are winning in spite of him, not because of him, and here are 10 reasons why.