Fred Hoiberg’s tenure with the Chicago Bulls has been full of ups and downs so far. Just kidding — there really haven’t been any “ups”. His roster resembles a middle school lunch tray on “cook’s choice” day and his front office is probably dumb enough to believe chocolate milk comes from brown cows.
After flirting with a return to the college game, Hoiberg insisted he was firmly entrenched in Chicago and vowed to get the Bulls steered in the right direction. On Thursday night, Hoiberg hopes to put all of last season’s problems to rest and euthanize the Bulls roster during the NBA Draft.
Last off-season, the front office practically butchered the Bulls’ roster. Whether it was 34-year-old Dwyane Wade getting stuffed by the rim in the first round of the playoffs or 31-year-old Rajon Rondo acting a fool, running with these Bulls proved to be a disaster.
After putting the United Center faithful to sleep on a nightly basis, it appears much of the roster will be served a taste of their own medicine. With a new herd available in the upcoming draft, the team will have to clear out some of the old Bulls.
Hoiberg wants to help the front office implement what he likes to call a “euth” movement.
“Some of these veterans need a new contract like they need a hole in the head,” Hoiberg said.
After all, with the rising cost of veterans, putting them down in favor of a younger herd would be more cost effective.
“Why buy the cow, when you can have the milk for (almost) free?” the head coach continued.
While not everyone can pull off a process quite like the 76ers, it isn’t going to stop teams like the Bulls from trying.
The Cavs have taken the rest of the Eastern Conference to the woodshed the last three years and it appears Fred Hoiberg and the Bulls would like to get a team full of calves themselves.
Stay tuned to the NBA Draft on Thursday night for more news on the Bulls’ euthanization.