I know it goes against Brad's philosophy of team building, but Marcus should be made team captain.
Please god. No.
With Horford gone, he's unquestionably the leader of the team and with his work ethic and passion, there's no one else I'd rather it be.
I’m sympathetic to your point of view and share your estimation of his leadership - and despite mistakes he’s made earlier in his career.
Having said that I believe that having one Leader is less effective than a culture of leadership. Jaylen accepting his role to come off the bench, giving his all without a word of complaint... that’s leadership. Ojeleye’s superhuman work ethic... leadership. Brad taking responsibility for everything that didn’t work... leadership. And, Smart going on The Jump and standing up for his guys... that, too, is leadership.
I don't think having a captain makes it harder to establish a culture or leadership. Look at the Duncan Spurs. Those were teams full of people who took responsibility for themselves but it all stemmed from Duncan. Most great teams had a top dog leader who set the tone.
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