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Bulls Wed Apr 23 2008

Tom Izzo Leading The Bulls?

I go back and forth on (coaching in the NBA). I still think it’s the ultimate level. There is something about it. I look at it and say, ‘It’s a real challenge.’ But I love what I do too. I go down and look at what the Pistons (coaches) do in preparation and I think, ‘That’s insane.’

Does the quote above portray a disgruntled college coach looking for new challenges? Or does the statement merely reflect curiosity for the highest level of basketball competition? Analysts and talking heads are discussing both scenarios today, after reports suggested Tom Izzo was a possible candidate for the Chicago Bulls head coaching position.

Interviews with former Pacer and Piston head coach Rick Carlisle have already commenced, but expect Paxson to entertain multiple candidates. For more coverage of Izzo rumors visit The Detroit Free Press, Yahoo! Sports, and The Lansing State Journal.

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