Tom Izzo Yelling at His Players is a NON-STORY

 

Listen to Doug Gottlieb explain why he doesn’t think the headline story about the CRUEL BEHAVIOR towards freshman Spartans forward Aaron Henry from the mouth of Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is a big deal at all, considering sports are unique form of authoritarianism where subordinate individuals are at the behest of their spirited leader.

Izzo is a Hall of Fame coach with over 600 wins and a National Championship, it’s kind of hard to run with this narrative that he’s suddenly this abusive person, as many members of the media have tried to correlate his actions of passionately chewing a player out with Bobby Knight’s stunts at Indiana, where he would literally accost his own players.

Check out the audio below as Gottlieb, a former starting point guard at Oklahoma State, reveals stories about his experiences with loud coaches and the way young players respond to them.

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