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01-06-2010, 09:13 PM
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I don't think anyone is really criticizing the construction of the roster in this thread. It's more about criticizing contracts and the picks given away.
I'm not sure I see the distinction, but

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That being said, it's fair to say it is hindsight to criticize the construction of the roster. However, in fairness he did build a talented team on paper. I don't think the expectations were that unrealistic when you just look at what they had on paper. In my opinion the problem is they lack the intangibles to become a championship and that's something difficult to predict or measure as a fan.
Well said.

On paper, it does indeed look fine. There's an element missing. Seemed like it was there early on, then *poof*. Something extraordinary happened and I'm not sure we will ever learn what it was.

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