Lenny Wilkens and big games
- Is there anything beyond my selective memory that suggests that Lenny
Wilkens teams give up some big scoring games to people? Last night was AI
getting 54. Dell Curry was quoted as saying that it was not part of
Toronto's game plan to take the ball out of Iverson's hands, but perhaps
it should have been. Wilkens' Cleveland teams were known for giving up
some of Jordan's biggest scoring games, too. I don't know that it was as
true in Atlanta when Lenny had Dikembe.
Does Lenny not believe in double-teaming as much?
Can we make lists of the top scoring games in the past decade or so and
the opponents to see if there are coaches who allow this type of high
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