Chicago Bulls Offseason Checklist: How Tony Snell Can Improve His Game

June 12th, 2015 by James Davis Leave a reply »

Tony Snell has a shot at redemption of sorts as the Fred Hoiberg era begins for the Chicago Bulls. The second-year wing experienced inconsistent usage under previous head coach Tom Thibodeau, but he did show flashes of meaningful utility during that stint.

Snell was selected late in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft. If nothing else, he was considered to have the tools to be another efficient perimeter sentry for an already smothering Bulls defense. Unfortunately, he was being brought up by a coach with the old-school view that younger players should watch and learn rather than play.

Snell’s main purpose was to be the next man up in case of injury. There were a number of those chances provided to him, but pickings were slim beyond that. Even though his career is still in its fledgling stage, he has shown patience beyond his years in regard to playing opportunities.

Now there is a new coach in place whose system could provide resuscitation for Snell but not without the former University of New Mexico Lobo bolstering himself a bit. There are a few things that could stand some improvement if he is going to have a sh ...

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