Coaches Come and Go: A Look at This Decade’s Most Underrated Coaches

November 11th, 2009 by Tyson C Leave a reply »
Chicago Bulls

Ex-college coach Tim Floyd took over for Phil Jackson and led the team in its most infamous post-Jordan era. A successful college coach, Floyd has one of the lowest winning percentage in NBA history. He was given a second chance by the Hornets, but was also mediocre. A return to the college rank rebuilt his rep somewhat, but he was ousted from USC earlier this year due to recruiting violations.

Bill Cartwright is a seven-foot coach who was the starting center for the Bulls during their first three-peat in the early '90s. The Bulls improved somewhat under Cartwright, but he lasted less than two seasons in total.

Former Suns head coach Scott Skiles is the guy who really pushed the young Bulls back to the playoffs. They even made it to the second round under his watch. However, his abrasive personality got the best of him as young players regressed and tuned out to Skiles.

The Vinny Del Negro hire was highly questionable given that Del Negro has no coaching experience. The result so far has been mixed.

Winner: Scott Skiles


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