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No offense, Larry Brown

The way Stephen Jackson sees it; the Charlotte Bobcats had no other choice than to fire Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown so they could shift to a more effective offensive style. Jackson said Sunday that Charlotte’s miserable 9-19 start littered with blowout losses came as players resisted the demanding Brown’s slowdown system. The Bobcats have gone 4-2 under interim coach Paul Silas. “It’s kind of like losing a team. Nobody wanted to play no more,” Jackson said. “Everybody wanted to play a different style than we were playing. We didn’t agree with what was going on. Obviously, it wasn’t working, so we needed a change. We had to figure something out.”

Associated Press