The Chicago Bulls Fire Coach Vinny Del Negro

April 30th, 2010 by Darrell Horwitz Leave a reply »
Perhaps I'm a bit presumptuous with the heading of this article, but I can't take the suspense anymore with the Bulls letting "Our Coach Vinny's" career hang in the balance while they decide if he's the right guy to lead this young team.

We all know the answer to that one. We knew it two years ago when they hired him.

He wasn't the right man for the job, but "The Price is Right" is all that matters to Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf.

He interfered with the coaching decision two years ago, and now the Bulls are waiting for the owner to get back into town to make a decison that has already been made.

I don't know what the delay is about unless the organization is worried that Vinny is going to take advantage of his dust-up with Executive VP John Paxson and try to extract some extra money out of the deal.

Other than that, there is no question that he's not the right guy for the job.

His backers are going to say he led the team to the playoffs the last two seasons.

In actuality, he followed on the coattails of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah along with a weak conference to make the postseason.

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