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    how come Gary has never coached?

    just curious why he's never gotten into coaching basketball at all.



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    Re: how come Gary has never coached?

    He makes good money selling the gas for the recruiters cars.


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    Re: how come Gary has never coached?

    According to his book he coached for a few years for the Phillips 66ers,



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    Re: how come Gary has never coached?

    a) there's no money in coaching (certainly none in his day)
    b) he was one of those guys who is almost too gifted to coach well - it's hard not to tell a kid, "Just break him down to the baseline, kick it out by deflecting it off the back of the guy behind him, catch your own deflection, throw a no-look pass to the center. If he kicks it back to you, just run to the other end of the court and launch a full-court shot. That should work 80% of the time -- aw, forget it, let me go out and do it myself."
    c) there's still no money in coaching.



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    Re: how come Gary has never coached?

    I think Gary makes plenty o' money thru gas. There was always rumors on why gas was 10cents per gallon more in Ames than DM.



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    Re: how come Gary has never coached?

    Quote Originally Posted by IowaSTATCyclone View Post
    a) there's no money in coaching (certainly none in his day)
    b) he was one of those guys who is almost too gifted to coach well - it's hard not to tell a kid, "Just break him down to the baseline, kick it out by deflecting it off the back of the guy behind him, catch your own deflection, throw a no-look pass to the center. If he kicks it back to you, just run to the other end of the court and launch a full-court shot. That should work 80% of the time -- aw, forget it, let me go out and do it myself."
    c) there's still no money in coaching.



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    Re: how come Gary has never coached?

    Because he doesn't like sidelines



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    Re: how come Gary has never coached?

    He hasn't coached ISU because he prefers bass fishing over ice fishing



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    Re: how come Gary has never coached?

    Cuz he rich biatch!! (ala Dave Chapelle)


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