Tony Snell Can Play Huge Role in Chicago Bulls’ Playoff Push

March 13th, 2015 by James Davis Leave a reply »
Tony Snell has played solidly in recent months, and that effort could payoff big for the Chicago Bulls once the 2015 NBA playoffs begin. The second-year wingman has been seeing more court time due to a rash of injuries that have sideline other key players. Snell is making the most of his opportunity and making a strong case for continued utilization.

One of the best things about the roster that head coach Tom Thibodeau inherited for the 2014-15 campaign was its depth. The assemblage had two legitimate contributors at each position plus a couple of players who had the potential to thrive if given a chance. Snell used the Las Vegas Summer League to establish himself as one of those guys who was on the fringe of the rotation but had the goods to deliver.

The front side of the season had the former University of New Mexico standout doing more watching than playing. He played in 24 games combined in November and December of 2014 and logged more than 10 minutes only five times. Then January arrived bearing injurious tidings, forcing Thibodeau to go deep into his bench to make up for his depleted personnel.

Snell has done well stepping up for his squad. ...

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