I agree full-heartedly with this choice. The Millers did the prerequisite
homework and made the correct choice. I'm genuinely excited about the
future of Jazz basketball.
Much to like about this coach. He has been to the top (fame/money), then the
bottom (out of basketball), then started over and climbed the mountain again,
which is humbling. He has head coaching experience, his former players (college
and pro) seem to be very loyal to him, which I think is a good sign. He is very
bright. He wants to coach in Utah and he is aligned with Dennis Lindsay and the
"Spurs Way" which has seemed to work well for the Spurs. Lindsey has a
big plan, it does take time, but there is A PLAN, which includes certain types
of coaches, players, and an emphasis on TEAM, and DEFENSE. Lets see if they can
steal someone in the draft like they did last year with Trey! Developing a
young team in a small market takes some risk and patience.
Way too early to make claims that the Millers made the "correct" choice.
However I am happy that they made a choice, and Snyder appears to be a decent
choice. Will he succeed? Remains to be seen. I hope he is successful, but I also
hope that the Millers didn't just "settle" for a name and a