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McMillian Sending Mixed Messages?

I am not yet on the "McMillian hating" bandwagon, but have noticed a contradiction in messages that he is sending to the team. Throughout training camp and the young season he has been stressing defense. At the same time he is taking a strong (stubborn?) stance about benching players who pick up fouls early. Exhibit A: Oden and LMA sitting out the majority of the first half against the Warriors with 2 fouls each.

Great defensive teams are aggressive. You don't stop the ball by playing soft. McMillian needs to learn to trust his bigs to play with fouls.

What do others think?

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