The Bulls’ largely disappointing play in December, on the heels of a non-playoff season, has put (Fred) Hoiberg under earlier-than-expected pressure, according to league sources.
Sources told ESPN.com this week that the Bulls have been increasingly assessing the coaching fit as well, sparked by an ongoing dip in the team’s level of play and consistency that began with an unraveling at home on Dec. 13 from 21 points up against the Minnesota Timberwolves and a certain Tom Thibodeau.
Sources say the Bulls have been concerned with the team’s responsiveness to its young coach and Hoiberg’s hold on a veteran roster in his second season since making the jump from Iowa State to the NBA in June 2015.
Source: Marc Stein of ESPN
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