Originally written on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL  |  Last updated 8/24/14
Although Los Angeles Clippers head coach Vinny Del Negro received a vote of confidence from Team Owner Donald Sterling and has been assured he will finish the season on the bench for the club earlier this week; unless the Clippers go deeper than expected in the Playoffs in the coming weeks, he will most likely be handed his walking papers once his team is eliminated from contention. Before Chauncey Billups was lost for the season due to injury; the team had enough talent that it basically ran itself, however Del Negro has shown that he is ill-equipped to use his players correctly; which has led to the slide the team has been on recently. The reason the Clippers Team Owner publicly endorsed his bench boss this week was due to published reports that Del Negro had lost the confidence and respect of his players. Sterling mused that he did not know how rumors like that get started. They get started because a player, assistant coach or another member of the team’s staff grumbles somethin...
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