The Chicago Bulls Are Making It Really Easy To Fire Vinny Del Negro

March 19th, 2010 by Christopher Murphy Leave a reply »
Let's face it. The Bulls organization is looking for a reason to fire Vinny Del Negro and they are certainly going to have "fair" reasoning when this season comes to a close.

But how fair is it?

The Bulls were ready to fire Del Negro around Christmas time this season before he really even had the chance to become fireable. The team was 16-18 and Derrick Rose was still not completely healthy.

Now with the Bulls in a nine-game tailspin and a "creative" starting lineup each night, the Bulls are trying their best to lose every game in March and finish as far down in the standings as they can.

Is it Del Negro's fault, however?

Three out of his five starting players have been injured and the fourth missed a game due to suspension.

In fact, the three starting players were by far the best players on the entire team.

Joakim Noah hasn't consistently played over 25 minutes since the beginning of February, missing 16 games completely and playing a combined 52 minutes and 58 seconds in the other four games. 

Luol Deng will miss his fifth straight game and Rose will miss his fourth Friday against ...

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