Exactly what it sounds like.
At the time, Brown talked openly to the press about the idea of starting guys in their hometowns. It was definitely in game stories and such. And at the time, people shrugged, because who were they to question one of the all-time greats?
Also, he was clearly right about Matt Barnes, as opposed to the exec who got rid of him. Hmm... I wonder who that was?
But, yes, Brown was a catastrophe.
Thanks Jon for answering my question! Great article as always!