Q&A: Earl Watson on his Suns, ignoring John Wooden and more
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? Earl Watson, still just 37, has had an improbably fast transition from backup journeyman to the youngest head coach in the NBA -- until Luke Walton, who is 36, supplanted him. Earlier this week in Utah, Watson sat down with ESPN to talk about his young Phoenix Suns, becoming a coach, family tragedy, and much more. You said before the season, pretty emphatically, that you wanted to make the playoffs. Is that still a goal now, at 6-14 [now 6-16]? That's always my goal. There's a lot of time left. With a young team, anything is possible. Our veterans are who they are. The only room to go through is through the young guys. Their development is better than a trade. It can happen at any time. Dragan [Bender] is getting better. Marquese [Chriss] is getting better. Tyler Ulis -- we just have too many guys. I like him. He's a smart player. He's gonna be a head coach in this league. It's not...
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