As for the Sonics' other free-agents-to-be, center Olden Polynice, who has grumbled about his lack of playing time, is as good as gone, and veterans Hersey Hawkins and Detlef Schrempf, who both suffered through subpar seasons and who are 32 and 36 years old, respectively, are both big question marks. Walker may be inclined to pass on those two to make his team younger and quicker, but if he is, he's not saying. Can you blame him? No matter what he does, Wally Walker can't win.
A Fine Line
Alvin Gentry, Pistons
After a win over the Celtics in which Grant Hill scored 32 points, Detroit coach Gentry explained his strategy: "After we went to Grant we fried to go back to Grant, and when they made an adjustment, we went to Grant again, and after we went to Grant and they made another adjustment, we tried to go back to Grant."
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