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A Look Back At Chuck Daly's Rise

With the death of Chuck Daly, it's a good time to look back at his beginnings in Detroit, before people understood how gifted he - and his team - were. As a bonus, there's a remarkably far-sighted quote from Isiah Thomas, who said, way back in 1984, that "I think things like judgment and control are going to be a problem for me throughout my career."

This is from 1984, months before Bob Knight was to take Michael Jordan and his Olympic teammates to battle, and years before the concept of the Dream Team was on anyone's mind.