Vinny Del Negro: Stunting The Growth Of Tyrus Thomas, Chicago Bulls

January 8th, 2010 by Josh Herman Leave a reply »
As most of you may know I'm not a big Vinny Del Negro fan, so I'm sure most of you weren't surprised seeing my byline next to this headline.

But after rolling off four straight wins albeit three at home and three against non-playoff teams (if the playoffs were to start today), it seemed as if the Bulls had found a spark to there quickly dampening season.

Whether it was the recent hearsay surrounding the job security of Del Negro, or the return of oft-ridiculed power forward Tyrus Thomas from a broken arm, there was no doubt that the Bulls were playing better basketball.

Most looked at the return of Thomas as no big deal. After all this is the same guy that has been shunned by Chicago-faithful ever since being traded on draft night 2006 along with Viktor Khryapa for budding superstar LaMarcus Aldridge.

But one thing's for certain, when Thomas returned to the court on December 26th, the Bulls started playing better. Not only that, they began to win again, something they failed to do consistently since losing Thomas November 7th in a win against the Cavs.

So is Tyrus Thomas so impactful of a player that his mere presence on ...

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