Brendan Haywood Rumors

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Brendan Haywood
Brendan Haywood
Position: None
Born: 11/11/79
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight:266 lbs. / 120.7 kg.
David Blatt has faced similar issues. LeBron James, Brendan Haywood confirmed, called a players-only meeting in training camp last season and defined everyone’s role without the coaches present. Blatt’s plan to run the Princeton offense was reduced—some say at James’ request—to make room for Doc Rivers’ Boston play sets, which put associate head coach and former Rivers assistant Tyronn Lue in charge. James also changed a last-second play called by Blatt in Game 4 of their second-round playoff series with the Bulls, the result being a game-winner by James, a series tied 2-2 and the distinct impression that Blatt’s authority had been compromised.
Somehow he must, says one former member of the Cavaliers organization. “David Blatt is a good coach, but at the end of the day LeBron basically is running the show,” Brendan Haywood says. “But Blatt has to make sure he makes some decisions in front of LeBron on his own so he doesn’t lose the rest of the team. Hopefully, LeBron knows he has to be a certain way so that the rest of the team will still buy into what Blatt is telling them. I think it can work. LeBron is doing a pretty good job of keeping the noise down. He knows what he wants around him, he knows how he wants to play and he’s about the right things.”