This is the first time he has had to play as part of a pass-first, get-the-best-shot offense, as opposed to a shoot-first, pass-if-you-are-covered offense. Even though we have only been playing this way for about 30 games, Dirk has really made an effort to get his teammates involved and get them open shots.
With Nellie, we tried it the other way. Nellie was brilliant for what he did, but for whatever reason, it didn't work. All of our guys want to win a championship, and this is a system they understand and buy into. We've got guys who might not be great defenders, but they work hard at that end. Now, we're more geared to play defense.
He is creating a situation that doesn't exist. Maybe he should request that the league release results of officials' performance evaluations so fans, players and owners can see how wonderful a job they actually do. The officials do a good job overall. This would be his opportunity to confirm it to all.