Floyd savors second chance

Thought to be buried by his failures in Chicago, Tim Floyd has reemerged in New Orleans with a chance to succeed.

Updated: October 20, 2003, 3:02 PM ET
By Chad Ford | ESPN.com

Editor's note: ESPN.com is once again visiting all 29 NBA teams during training camp and the preseason. The tour continues with a report on the New Orleans Hornets.

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Call him Lazarus. He's the closest thing the NBA has ever seen to the dead rising again.

Four years of misery in Chicago and a league-worst 49-190 record was supposed to do Tim Floyd in. No coach survives the type of rebuilding Jerry Krause and the Bulls forced him to go through. But when it's a coach coming ...

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