New Windy City Bulls coach Charlie Henry sees role clearly

14 Sep , 2017 Sports

The Bulls are in transition. The new coach of their G League team sees his role in that change pretty clearly.

Charlie Henry, 31, was named the new coach of the Hoffman Estates-based Windy City Bulls on Aug. 31 after spending two years on Fred Hoiberg’s NBA staff. Henry replaces Nate Loenser, who will join the NBA Bulls’ coaching staff, and Henry reached out to his predecessor for advice on the job and what to expect.

“(Loenser) shared a lot of experiences as far as all the many positives of it and as well as the challenges you’ll face,” Henry said.

Though Henry will encounter many of the same challenges unique to the G League that Loenser did, there will be one major difference this season: the state of the Bulls organization.

Unlike 2016-17, the Bulls are clearly in a full rebuild. With the trade of Jimmy Butler, the departure of Rajon Rondo and the lingering questions around Dwyane Wade, development isn’t just part of the goal but pretty much the whole thing. Henry knows the organization-wide mission is to develop young players, build good habits and begin establishing a foundation for success, regardless of whether a player finds himself …read more

Source:: Chicago Sun-Times – Sports

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