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BILL LAIMBEER RUMORS

Liberty rehire Bill Laimbeer as coach 3 months after dumping him

  Bill Laimbeer wasn't surprised when the New York Liberty offered him his old job back as coach. He never wanted to leave in the first place. "They called and said, 'We want to chat about you coming back and being coach.' I said I'm all for that," Laimbeer said in a phone interview Thursday. In an unusual move, the Liberty rehired Laimbeer as coach Thursday nearly three months...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Laimbeer returns as Liberty coach

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Liberty have rehired Bill Laimbeer as their head coach Thursday the team announced. The Liberty didn't renew his contract in October after New York missed the playoffs for the second straight season. The team chose not to exercise his option year. In his two seasons in New York, Laimbeer had gone 26-42. The former Detroit Pistons star led the Detroit...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Liberty, coach Bill Laimbeer part ways

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Liberty have split with coach and general manager Bill Laimbeer. The WNBA team said Tuesday it didn't renew his contract. The Liberty went 26-42 in Laimbeer's two seasons and missed the playoffs both years. The former Detroit Pistons star led the Detroit Shock to three WNBA titles as the team's general manager and coach from 2002 to 2009. Allan Houston...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Laimbeer says LeBron May Have Been the Best Even In His Era

Bill Laimbeer played in the NBA when it was considerably more physical than it is today. He knows what it means to witness greatness as well. Laimbeer played at a time when Michael Jordan was rising to stardom and played against the likes of Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. He also led the “Bad Boys” of Detroit to back to back national championships in the 80′s. boston.com/ap...
Via Pass The Pill
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN 30 for 30: Bad Boys – Review

Bad Boys, the newest ESPN 30 for 30, premiered on Thursday night on ESPN. Bad Boys brilliantly chronicled the 1980s hard-nosed Detroit Pistons and their gradual climb to the top of basketball greatness. Bill Laimbeer, Isaiah Thomas, and Dennis Rodman shocked the world when they defeated Michael Jordan’s Bulls, Larry Bird’s Celtics, Magic Johnson’s Lakers, Clyde Drexler...
Via The League News
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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