Wednesday , Dec , 26 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Scottie Pippen Back as Assistant Coach for Bulls?

Scottie Pippen could return as an assistant coach, since he and Skiles didn’t get along, and John Bach could be brought back for consulting work, since his name has come up for jobs with other teams.

Now, however, it rests with the players, who at this time last year seemed a good investment—but solid investments can disappear quickly.

Paxson and Skiles had a plan that actually was working: Bring in a demanding coach who holds players accountable, which was becoming less common this season under Skiles, and then draft players with good character who are willing to work and probably would practice and play hard even if you didn’t demand it…(Click here for more.)