Tuesday , Jan , 08 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Scottie Pippen the Right Coaching Choice for the Chicago Bulls?

After seeing former Chicago Bulls teammate-turned-general manager John Paxson fire Scott Skiles for his team’s 9-16 start, Scottie Pippen made it known he wants to be Chicago’s next coach.Pippen’s name hadn’t been mentioned by the Bulls as a potential replacement, which Paxson said won’t be named until after this season. But Scottie obviously prefers to take an aggressive approach rather than sitting and waiting for a call.’What’s my disadvantage? No NBA coaching experience?’ Pippen told the Chicago Tribune last week. ‘Skiles’ record with the Bulls wasn’t that great. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to do what you’ve done your whole life. I’ve played basketball, run teams and won. Click here for more from the Washington Times.