Phil Hubbard Rumors
It was then that Hubbard learned Unseld’s superpower was neither offense nor defense. It was people. “We were trying to sell the players on structure, a lot of structure,” Hubbard said. “I think some players don’t want that; they want free flowing, just go. But Wes understood that you need both — he understood that, Gilbert [Arenas]? He was a free flower. And Brendan Haywood probably needed the structure. And in that context of understanding the players and understanding their strengths and how you could make them successful, he got them to work on their weaknesses. He was real good at the developing side.”
Marc J. Spears: The D-League LA D-Fenders informed 1st-year head coach Phil Hubbard yesterday they wouldn’t take his option for next season, a source said. The Lakers’ affiliate D-League D-Fenders had a 17-33 record, but also had three NBA call-ups in Jabari Brown, Jamaal Franklin & Vander Blue.