Report: Fred Hoiberg Lost Control of Bulls, Zach LaVine Did ‘Anything He Wanted’

Chicago Bulls' head coach Fred Hoiberg questions a call in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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Before he lost his job earlier this week, now-former Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg had reportedly lost control of his team.

The Athletic’s Darnell Mayberry reported Tuesday that “players no longer believed in his system and became increasingly emboldened in undermining Hoiberg’s authority.” Meanwhile, Bulls star Zach LaVine was reportedly allowed to do “anything he wanted.”  

All of that contributed to the fear of a players revolt at some point this season, per Mayberry.


This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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via Bleacher Report – NBA

December 5, 2018 at 03:51PM


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