Monday passed without any news on the fate of Hawks coach Larry Drew.
As general manager Danny Ferry promised in a press conference on Saturday, he would take some time to decide the fate of the coach whose contract is set to expire in the coming days.
For his part, Drew did not seem optimistic on Friday after the Hawks were eliminated in the first round of the NBA playoffs in six games by the Indiana Pacers, saying, This will probably be the last time this group, including myself, this is the last time well probably be together.
Still, one has to think that the longer that Ferry goes without making his decision, the better chance Drew has of receiving a new contract from the organization. As in any situation in which a general manager is looking for a new coach, the best approach is to make a decision right away.
That gives the organization a head start on others who might be looking to make a similar move and it has the added benefit of serving to advertise the position. Pote...