Found March 05, 2014 on TornBySports:
The front office can set teams up for “failure.” There’s failure and then there’s “failure.” The Sixers gave all their pieces away, so they’re just “failing.” Each loss is accompanied by a wink and a nod. Of course, losing 14 in a row really puts those quotation marks on thin ice. The Knicks are failing, with no quotation marks in sight. No winks, no nods, no morose staring into the abyss of luxury-tax hell. The Jazz were set up for “failure,” but if it turned out the young guys were better than we thought, then great, we don’t need to tank to get that future superstar in the draft because he’s already on our roster.  No one expected the Jazz to win this year, but some of the losses have been curious. And losing in a blowout to the worst team in the NBA may have been the final proof that this is Ty’s last year. Now it’s been my belief the past couple weeks that the Jazz won’t renew Corbin’s contract. I’ve thought most of the year he was a lame-duck coach, but for a while t

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