Raptors Forum | Toronto Raptors Forums & Message Boards - View Single Post - Julian Wright refused to play in Golden State blowout
View Single Post
Old 03-26-2011, 12:22 PM   #26 (permalink)
'trane
I believe in Masai

giant steps

 
'trane's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 17,067
Representing:
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LightsOut View Post
so why did triano just ignore what happend with wright? he said he wasn't gonna ask him twice and he might have been feeling sick? wtf why even say anything until you know what happened and why not confront him during a timeout or something I mean they were down by 40 so its not like they were wasting a timeout lol
2 reasons:

1. as a leader, you don't throw your own guys under the bus in front of the public - in a game, in the media, you just don't. all you accomplish by publicly bitching a guy out is the creation of a bunch of news stories about conflict on your team. there is no win here.

2. as a professional, you shouldn't have to be asked twice. you want to pout on the bench, fine. another guy who wants to play will be there instead. you don't get a second chance. there is little doubt in my mind that, barring any injuries, juju will not play another minute for the raps this year. he may even get waived.

act like a child get treated like a child. you're done julian. buh bye.
'trane is online now   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote