Bulls poised to hire Collins as coach
The team that gave Doug Collins his first coaching job is on the verge of luring Collins back to the bench one more time.
Numerous Chicago media outlets reported Thursday that the Chicago Bulls will soon announce that Collins is leaving his successful television career to be the Bulls' new coach. Multiple sources close to the situation confirmed those reports to ESPN.
Earlier this month, when linked to the Phoenix Suns' opening, Collins emphatically told ESPN.com that he had "no interest" ...
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THE RETURN OF DOUG COLLINS?
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