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Manager: Coach Shnuffy
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The Bailon era comes to an abrupt end
Posted on 12/16/2020

As the Bananahorns demote to D3 for the 2nd time in four years, team president “Coach Shnuffy” sat down with us to discuss what has gone wrong, and what’s next for the franchise.

“When we acquired Elias [Bailon] four seasons ago, I had convinced myself that I already had the foundation of an NBBA team,” Shnuffy said with a clear hint of regret in his voice. “To this day, I still believe a core of a fully-developed Bailon, Lively, and Miles could anchor such a squad. The problem is I lost sight of the many other steps it takes to make it to the NBAA first.”

Indeed, a franchise that had prided itself on patience, roster balance, and financial flexibility leading up to its NBBA championship years suddenly threw it all out the window in a series of poorly managed win-now moves that eventually backfired.

Part of the allure of the Bailon signing - and why he commanded such a high acquisition fee - was that he was already a dominant big man at 22 years old but still had room to develop ...

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