1. The removal of Sam Vincent and the hiring of Larry Brown.
Anytime you can move from this
Then that alone is worth 6 or 7 wins by itself. Supposedly Sam was despised by the players, so much so that its rumored that they even locked him out the locker room at halftime of one of the games. As far as his coaching prowess, The man started Jeff McInnis at PG for the majority of the season… The discussion on Sam can end right there. Larry Brown has his faults, His NY Knicks / Isiah Thomas experience was unpleasant but its safe to say that LB has more coaching knowledge in his little finger than Fine Ham Biscuit has in his entire body.
Reasons 2 through 5 after the jump