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The coaching search continues…

It hasn’t even been a week since the Bulls officially fired Vinny Del Negro… …but it feels a lot longer than that, doesn’t it? Maybe it’s because Del Negro’s head was on the chopping block for so many months, but it seems like there should have been…something. Some sort of news. Some sort of definitive idea about what […]

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The Vinny Watch: Will the axe fall tomorrow?

According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: “Vinny Del Negro met with Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf on Sunday, but the embattled coach’s 11th-hour argument to keep his job won’t change what the Tribune has reported since December 2009: Del Negro is expected to be dismissed with one year and roughly $2 million remaining on […]

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The Vinny Watch continues…

Most people thought Vinny Del Negro would be fired immediately after the Bulls were eliminated from the playoffs. Well, it turns out we’re going to have to wait a few more days to find out anything. According to Melissa Isaacson of ESPNChicago.com: “The Chicago Bulls will not make an announcement on the fate of head […]

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Bulls limping toward the end

Amid speculation that coach Vinny Del Negro could be standing in an unemployment line as early as tomorrow — said Joakim Noah: “How about we just focus on the game tomorrow and see what happens. When the season’s over, you’ll figure it out.” — the Bulls are hobbling into what may be their final game […]

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Bring on the Cavaliers (gulp): Bulls 98, Bobcats 89

What a crazy season. I mean, think about it. Before it even began, Ben Gordon left for Detroit. Then the season opened with Derrick Rose semi-hobbled by an ankle injury. Four games in, Tyrus Thomas fractured his left forearm during a weightlifting session at practice. Then Kirk Hinrich missed time with a sprained left thumb. John Salmons went through […]

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Derrick Rose steps way up: Bulls 101, Celtics 93

Talk about untimely and unwelcome distractions. Going into last night’s matchup with the Boston Celtics — only the biggest game of the season so far — reports surfaced that, after Chicago’s home loss to the Phoenix Suns on March 30, Bulls executive vice president John Paxson apparently grabbed coach Vinny Del Negro by the tie, jabbed him twice in […]

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