Posts tagged "Hoiberg"

Fred Hoiberg's Former Strengths Are Now Some of His Biggest Weaknesses

Fred Hoiberg's Former Strengths Are Now Some of His Biggest Weaknesses
You only have one chance to make a first impression. Unfortunately for Fred Hoiberg that grace period is now over. It seems like forever ago–Fred Hoiberg was brought on to coach the Bulls after an Eastern Conference Semifinal playoff exit. The process of hiring Hoiberg was a quick one, in fact their wasn’t much of... Read more »

Gar Forman's Plan Isn't Possible

Gar Forman's Plan Isn't Possible
Who’s gonna tell him? For some time now, Bulls’ fans have been hearing the phrase “young and athletic” tossed around quite a bit. The mantra that’s sweeping Chicagoland has become the butt of many jokes surrounding management and the front office of the franchise. It all sounds well and good, but the reality of the... Read more »

Bulls Lose to Heat as the Circus Continues

Bulls Lose to Heat as the Circus Continues
The Bulls played the Heat on Friday night, and they lost 100-88. After watching the game, I’m tempted to just leave it at that, because it seems like we’re getting to the point where there just isn’t anything insightful left to say about this team. The story before the game was that Jimmy Butler and... Read more »
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How Did We Get Here? | The Hiring of Fred Hoiberg

How Did We Get Here? | The Hiring of Fred Hoiberg
The team at Bulls Confidential is asking the question, “How did we get here?”  It’s not all Fred Hoiberg’s fault. In today’s NBA, fanbases tend to cast blame towards the coach when things don’t go according to plan. Placing that blame may be fair at times, but there are certainly other factors at play. People... Read more »

2010-2011 Bulls vs. 2016-2017 Timberwolves

2010-2011 Bulls vs. 2016-2017 Timberwolves
Barring some incredible win streak, Tom Thibodeau’s 1st season as the President / Coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves will fall short of the 2010-2011 Bulls record of 62-20. The Minnesota Timberwolves stopped by the United Center Tuesday night- #TheReturn of 5 year coach Tom Thibodeau- This will be his first encounter with his former team after... Read more »

Bulls Suffer Bittersweet Loss to Timberwolves

Bulls Suffer Bittersweet Loss to Timberwolves
The Minnesota Timberwolves came in losers of four straight. They were tied for the worst record in the league, so of course they defeated the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night. Fred Hoiberg’s team continues to perform against the leagues best, and lose against the NBA’s worst. In Tom Thibodeau’s much ballyhooed return to Chicago, the... Read more »
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Bulls Survive, Beat the Heat 105-100

Bulls Survive, Beat the Heat 105-100
The Bulls always have to make it difficult, don’t they? As winter storms started to make their way through the Chicagoland area, Fred Hoiberg’s team looked like the temperatures just outside of the United Center — cold. After an impressive win Thursday night, the Bulls barely escaped with a win against an inferior Miami team by the... Read more »

Bulls Bench Struggles: Who is Available?

Bulls Bench Struggles: Who is Available?
The biggest flaw with the Bulls early on has been bench play. With Doug McDermott and Michael Carter-Williams set to return sometime soon, one would assume that should help the somewhat depleted second unit. McDermott will help space the floor with his three point shooting, and Carter-Williams with his length on defense.  However, the biggest inconsistency... Read more »

Chicago Coalescing: Hoiberg And Bulls Offense Reaching Legendary Heights

Chicago Coalescing: Hoiberg And Bulls Offense Reaching Legendary Heights
Fred Hoiberg has been called a lot of things during his short tenure with the Chicago Bulls. Some nice, some things that I can not repeat on this blog (and even worse!), but one word that hasn’t been used enough when discussing Fred Hoiberg is adaptability. He’s been able to roll with the punches that... Read more »
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Bulls Can't Contain Blazers' Duo the Second Time Around, Lose 112-110

Bulls Can't Contain Blazers' Duo the Second Time Around, Lose 112-110
We have another guest post for you, this time Mike Bonomo handles the recap duties. Follow him on Twitter @TheMikeBonomo. The last time the Bulls faced off against the Trail Blazers they were able to hold the backcourt duo of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum to a combined 14-39 shooting en route to a 25-point... Read more »