Chicago Bulls prepare to face former ...

Chicago Bulls prepare to face former coach Scott Skiles

There are 2 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Oct 23, 2008, titled Chicago Bulls prepare to face former coach Scott Skiles. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Scott Skiles still follows Bulls players he used to coach, he isn't concerned what kind of fan reception he will receive Friday night at the United Center and he stands by his statement that it was his turn to ...

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MN Catalano

Schaumburg, IL

#1 Oct 24, 2008
Scott is in A Better Place. Though I was never a Skiles' fan, he was himself. Now he's undoubtably working for a more 'friendly' ownership.

Seatonville, IL

#2 Oct 24, 2008
Just like MN, I was never a huge Skiles fan, but I did appreciate that he expected and demanded that his players work hard. Unfortunately, he had Ben Wallace and Chris Duhon engineer the coup d'etat, and frankly Scott and his staff had problems getting the players ready for games--and especially for 3rd quarters.

But I wish the guy well. Basketball could use a few more hard-nosed coaches like Skiles and Jerry Sloan.

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