Jeff Van Gundy blasts Chicago Bulls management (again)

Hate hard, JVG.

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Perhaps you’ve heard by now: Jeff Van Gundy is not great lover of the way the Chicago Bulls do business.


The ESPN analyst and former NBA head coach with the New York Knicks and Houston Rockets is a good friend of recently fired Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. Van Gundy, who worked with Thibodeau in Houston, is believed to have played a role in the long, awkward saga of acrimony and passive-aggressive feuding that went on between Thibs and his front office.


So when Thibodeau’s dismissal last week came with a salty bullet of a press release, drenched in digs at the coach, Van Gundy unsurprisingly chimed in again. Just as he did during a number of national telecasts, he made it clear that he finds this organization’s methods distasteful:


It’s a bit difficult to disagree with the man.


(h/t Ben Golliver, Sports Illustrated)